Erma Bombeck: At Wit's End at The Marco Players Theater

Main Productions

Erma Bombeck:
At Wit’s End

By Allison Engel and Margaret Engel

Director: Beverly Dahlstrom

Discover the story behind America’s beloved humorist who championed women’s lives with wit.  A biography about Erma Bombeck, a dynamo with an easy laugh. You’ll enjoy a comical look at one of our country’s most beloved voices, who captured the frustrations of her generation by asking, “If life is a bowl of cherries, what am I doing in the pits?”

Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.


Marilyn Hilbert as Erma Bombeck

Director’s Bio

Beverly Dahlstrom The Marco Players

Beverly Dahlstrom has been in the theater  either as an actor, director or producer for most of her life. She appeared in local theater in Baltimore and was the Founder and Creative Director of The Loblolly Players Dinner Theater on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Upon moving to Naples she appeared in several productions at the Sugden Theater and was on their Board of Directors for two years. Beverly came to The Marco Players in 2001 to direct a play and never left.  Beverly is currently serving as President of the Board of Directors and Artistic Director for The Marco Players Theater and is a member of the The Rotary Club of Naples Bay.