The Lights Went Out Because of a Problem is a three-act opera, which comprises found text and original writing. The opera is about learning to sing. It is also about goofing off, meditating, hanging out, healing from trauma, and the pandemic. Featuring music composed by Allison Clendaniel with the libretto found, arranged, and written by Lola B. Pierson, The Lights Went Out Because of a Problem is The Acme Corporation's first show in 3 years.
Runtime approximately 60 minutes. Content warning: this show contains discussion of (but not depiction of sexual assault).