Miss Ida’s Man-in-the-Moon Yard Sale


It’s July, 1969 and Miss Ida Lemmie is on a mission! Her yard sale is an excuse to tell her glamorous and vivid tale of survival.

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  • Joseph Alan Johnson
    45 minutes
    1 woman

    About the play: It’s July, 1969 and Miss Ida Lemmie is on a mission! Her yard sale is for you, the buyers, an excuse to tell her vibrant tale of survival. It’s a vivid story of glamour, romance, drama, and how to make your way through life when it gets a bit difficult. As she displays her finery, Miss Ida recounts her youth and adventurous life as a glamour girl in the boom-town Miami of the 30’s and 40’s. Miss Ida’s Man In-The -Moon Yard Sale is a delight…an actress’ gem!

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    About the playwright: Joseph Alan Johnson has been a professional actor and writer for over 50 years, and has written and directed over a dozen crowd-pleasing plays. He is a graduate of The American Academy of Dramatic Arts, NYC. Mr. Johnson has appeared on stage, TV, in commercials,and over twenty films in Hollywood and Europe, including the cult hits The Slumber Party Massacre and Sodom’s Ghosts.

    What they’re saying about the show:

    • I loved this play!…Joseph Alan Johnson has done it again with his wit and wisdom. —  D. Richards, I Love the Burg, Saint Petersburg
    • It made me cry. This is a play for all audiences. I took my grandmother and she had lived in Miami and could totally identify with Miss Ida. It is a great show, especially for older people. I loved it. – A. Meyers, Saint Petersburg
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    Joseph Alan Johnson


    Drama, Monologues and Scenes

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    $45 per performance

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