More shows added for hot-ticket Erma Bombeck play in Cincinnati

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

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Humorist Erma Bombeck, the author of 12 books and a popular column, “At Wit’s End,” which appeared in more than 900 newspapers, grew up in Dayton.

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

Dayton’s Erma Bombeck obviously still has that magic touch.

The one-woman show that’s been at Cincinnati’s Playhouse in the Park has been extended once again and will now close on June 24.

“Erma Bombeck: At Wit’s End” is adapted from the popular humorist’s classic books and columns.

According to the venue, "many performances of Erma Bombeck: At Wit's End have limited availability. Call the Box Office at 513-421-3888 to receive assistance finding a performance and seating that work for you. Tickets can also be purchased by visiting the Playhouse website at www.cincyplay.com.

Here’s a description from the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park website:

From her home outside Dayton, Ohio, bestselling author Erma Bombeck gave a hilarious voice to ordinary suburban housewives everywhere, using humor to tell the reality of her life and theirs. At Wit's End chronicles Bombeck's fascinating story, beginning in 1964 with the launch of her groundbreaking newspaper column through her emergence as America's favorite mother, with top billing on kitchen refrigerators from coast to coast. Filled with Bombeck's own wit and wisdom, this new play paints a warm and funny portrait of the woman who dared to ask, "If life is a bowl of cherries, what am I doing in the pits?"

Humorist Erma Bombeck, the author of 12 books and a popular column, “At Wit’s End,” which appeared in more than 900 newspapers, grew up in Dayton.

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