ACTORS (from left) James Zimmerman, Irina Costa and Trip Davis will perform in Brian Peterson’s new comedy, The Misadventures of Rick the Strangler, at the
Electric Lodge in Venice.

The Electric Lodge in Venice will present the world premiere of The Misadventures of Rick the Strangler, a new comedy written and directed by Venice resident Brian Peterson, beginning Friday, Jan. 25 through Feb. 10.
The play follows Rick the Strangler, an accomplished hit man who loves his work, girlfriend, and most of all, his dog, Amos. One day Rick gets careless, leaving a trail of forensic evidence for the police to follow, and severely displeasing the local crime boss, who then commands Rick to assassinate his dog. Amos is the one Rick loves most in the world, but the consequences are dire if he doesn’t.
The comedy is presented by Man Cave Productions.
The cast includes Jonathan Brooks, Irina Costa, Trip Davis, Michael Geary, Rhoemyn Johnson and James Zimmerman.
Show dates are Fridays, Jan. 25, Feb. 1 and Feb. 8; Saturdays, Jan. 26, Feb. 2 and Feb. 9; Sundays, Jan. 27 and Feb. 10; and Thursday, Jan. 31. All performances are at 8 p.m.
Admission is $25. For tickets, (800) 838-3006, or
The Electric Lodge is at 1416 Electric Ave., Venice,
Information, (310) 306-1854, or