The Moors

deliciously dark Brontë pastiche

The Guardian

Estrella Mountain Community College Performing Arts Center
3000 N Dysart Rd, Avondale, AZ 85392

May 3-12

Thursday, Fridays, Saturdays @ 7pm
Saturdays & Sundays @ 2pm

Synopsis: “The Moors” is an illuminating inquiry into the complexities of human emotion that subverts the tropes of 19th-century Gothic romance. A dark comedy about love, desperation, and visibility; it features two sisters and a dog living out their lives on the bleak English moors, until the arrival of a hapless governess and a moor-hen, set all three on a strange and dangerous path. Contemporary Queer playwright Jen Silverman has brilliantly crafted characters who each contend with desire, fear, and transformation.

Content Transparency:

  • Use of haze/atmospheric effects
  • Adult content and humor
  • Sexual themes and content
  • Simulated violence (use of stage blood)


DIRECTOR: Elizabeth Brownlee
STAGE MANAGER: Justus Popken
SCENIC DESIGN: Tiana Torrilhon-Wood
LIGHTING DESIGN: Autumn Ford
COSTUME DESIGN: Diana Bongiovanni
SOUND DESIGN: Jessica Baker
PROPS DESIGN: Dawn Conry
INTIMACY COORDINATOR: Maren Maclean Mascarelli
FIGHT CHOREOGRAPHER: Tim Butterfield

CAST: Christi Sweeney, Libby Mueller, Avery Volk, Shannon Phelps, Brady Anderson, Alexa Marie
UNDERSTUDIES: Anastasia Serednyj, Alexa Marie

NOTE: Tickets are available at the door – even if it looks like it’s sold out we can get you in!
Eventbrite sales end the day before the performance.
EMCC students with a valid ID are free.