'Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow' opens in Long Beach

LONG BEACH - What happens when an agoraphobic, compulsive-obsessive teenager with a genius IQ gets her hands on obsolete missile parts? Answer: A robot named Jenny Chow."The Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow" opens May 19 at the Long Beach Playhouse. The production follows Jennifer Marcus, who is nagged by her parents, hates to do chores and has a job overhauling obsolete missile parts. Despite being afraid to leave her house, Jennifer engages with the world through her computer and builds a robot she calls Jenny Chow. Tickets are $14 for students, $21 for seniors and $24 for adults. They can be purchased online at lbplayhouse.org or by calling (562) 494-1014. The production ends June 16.

********** Published: May 10, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 04