Lillian Likes It

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Starting out as a satirical look at the world of social media, this quirky comedy takes a turn into deeper territory when Lillian thinks she may have found the perfect guy — unfortunately, he’s dead, but does that really matter if she can still chat with him online? The World Premiere of the Winner of the 2015 Essential Theatre Playwriting Award.


Featuring the acting talents of:  Alyssa Caputo, Tyler Hayes, Antonia LaChe, Christie Vozniak, Ben Silver and Pat Young





JM_2015 photo by Robert Bryce Milburn

Joshua Mikel is an actor, playwright, and music video director from Conyers, GA and a graduate of Florida State University’s Theatre and Creative Writing programs. A six time published playwright, Josh is known primarily for his theatre for young audience works “Good Good Trouble on Bad Bad Island” and “The Monster Hunters.” As a director, Josh has created videos for the bands Against Me!, Neon Trees, American Authors, and Waxahatchee. As an actor he has made (albeit small) appearances in the films We’re the Millers, The Good Lie, Million Dollar Arm, and can be seen as Stanton Beachhead in VH1’s new scripted series Hindsight. He is the resident playwright at Endstation Theatre Company (Amherst, VA). Read more…




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Atlanta Theatre Buzz: A+

Audience Response:

“I saw LILLIAN LIKES IT last night. Saw it last night and was wowed! The acting was absolutely superb. It’s a totally ‘now’ production.”

“It is terrific. Shannon Eubanks and her troupe of actors did a marvelous job. Don’t miss it! Congrats Peter Hardy on a really strong production.”

“This play is a must see!…Great opening night.”

“It was great…A wonderful evening.”

“Tara definitely likes it. If you want to see something wonderful, check out Josh Mikel’s play that is being produced by the Essential Theatre. You will not be disappointed.”

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Lillian Likes It performs on the following dates:

Friday July 31, 8pm (Opening)
Sunday August 2, 7pm (Neighborhood Night
Monday August 3, 8pm ($10 Industry Night)
Saturday August 8, 8pm
Sunday August 9, 2pm
Friday August 14, 8pm
Sunday August 16, 7pm
Wednesday August 19, 8pm ($10 Industry Night)
Thursday August 20, 8pm
Saturday August 22, 8pm
Sunday August 23, 2pm