AND... OUT OF THE BLUE — A Miraculous MUSICAL

out of the blue productions · Ages 16+ · 90 mins · United States of America


OFFICIAL WINNER OF THE HOLLYWOOD ENCORE PRODUCERS’ AWARD *
NOMINATED FOR: BEST TWO PERSON SHOW!

PLEASE NOTE: Encore performance on Saturday, July 9 was unfortunately CANCELLED. THANK YOU for your understanding.

Infused with humor and original music, And… Out of the Blue is a heart-warming and inspiring true story celebrating the resilience of the human spirit in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds.

After a dire cancer diagnosis, Eli embarks on a memorable healing journey, learning to make peace with his past as a gay kid on a quest for love. Playing nearly 25 characters, Eli takes the audience on an intimate ride filled with love, laughter, heartache and miracles.

When all is said and done, everyone – including this gay Mexican-Polish Jew living in America – deserves a chance to create a beautiful life truly worth living. Oy, vey!

“A triumph!” “A tour de force new musical.” “A courageous, joyous ride!” “Bring Kleenex!”

You’ll laugh, cry, and even fall in love a little.

NOTE: For MATURE audiences over 16. Content Notice: cancer, sexuality, LGBTQ themes, suicide ideation and a couple F-bombs

IMPORTANT: For everyone’s safety and peace of mind, please bring proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test within 48 hours. Also, please wear mask during the performance. Thanks for your understanding.

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A FEW COMMENTS FROM AUDIENCE MEMBERS AFTER THE WORLD PREMIERE – March 25, 2022

“As a theater critic for 30 years, never has a piece of theater so affected me personally. It’s relentlessly charming and delightful… full of heart, humor, and hope.”  Pat Launer- Theater Critic, San Diego, CA

“Wow! What an accomplishment as an actor. Yours is an award-winning performance. A first-class production all the way!”
Michael Gottlieb – Artistic Director, actor, author.

“The feel-good show of the Hollywood Fringe. A bite-sized Broadway show in a solo package!” Carla Delaney, Award-winning playwright and actor.

“Polished, moving and beautifully told. The songs were memorable. The whole package was superbly engaging. I adored the show!”
Susan Page – Executive Director, San Miguel Writers’ Conference

“A celebration of what fine live theatre can and should be! What a courageous, joyous ride you took us on!” Christine Yannatelli

“A triumph! Smart, insightful and compelling. Eli’s singing and acting are exceptional and contain enjoyable nods to classic musicals.” Janette Higgins

“A moving, compelling and relatable story about the human condition. Thousands of people need to see this.” Ted Englander

“I left feeling like I wanted to hug everyone and myself a little tighter.” Stan Allen

“We would recommend Out of The Blue to our pickiest theater friends! We loved it!” Paula Chess

EXTRAORDINARY!!! And AMAZING and HEALING and BEAUTIFUL and LOVING. Congratulations!” Chuck Rubin

Learn More at OutofTheBlueShow.com

production team

eli hans *

creator - writer - performer

joseph bennett *

actor - stage manager

* Fringe Veteran