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Our Lady of 121st Street Coming to Cerritos College Theatre

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Media Contact: Aya Abelon, Public Affairs; (562) 653-7878

WHAT: The Ortiz Funeral Room is in big trouble: The body of beloved community activist and nun Sister Rose has been stolen from the viewing room, and waiting for her proper return are some of New York City’s most emotionally charged, life-challenged neighborhood denizens, trying to find a place to put their grief, checkered pasts and their uncertain futures. This dark comedy was written by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Stephen Adly Guirgis.

WHEN: Friday, February 24, at 8 p.m.

Saturday, February 25, at 8 p.m.

Thursday, March 2, at 8 p.m.

Friday, March 3, at 8 p.m.

Saturday, March 4, at 8 p.m.

Sunday, March 5, at 2 p.m.

WHERE: Burnight Studio Theatre
Cerritos College
11110 Alondra Blvd., Norwalk, CA 90650 

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Pre-sale: $15 general
$14 senior (60+) (w/id)
$12 child (5-12)
*no children under five permitted.

At Door: $17 general
$15 senior (60+) (w/id)
$13 child (5-12)
*no children under five permitted.

Tickets may be purchased online (credit card only) at or in the box office one hour prior to each performance.

CONTACT: For more information on Our Lady of 121st Street and the Cerritos College Theatre Department, please call (562) 467-5058 or visit

About Cerritos College: Cerritos College serves as a comprehensive community college for southeastern Los Angeles County. Communities within the college’s district include Artesia, Bellflower, Cerritos, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, La Mirada, Norwalk, and portions of Bell Gardens, Lakewood, Long Beach, Santa Fe Springs and South Gate. Cerritos College offers degrees and certificates in more than 180 areas of study in nine divisions. Annually, more than 1,200 students successfully complete their course of studies, and enrollment currently averages 23,000 students. Visit Cerritos College online at 


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