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Casting Set for Reading Three "Our Perspective" Asian Amer. Play Readings 8/13/18 Victory Gardens
Featuring "2 MINUTES," by David Rhee, Directed by Brian Balcom; "Battleground," by Tanuja Jabernauth, Directed by Jonald Jude Reyes; and "Lucy And Charlie's Honeymoon," by Matthew C. Yee, Directed by Vi Tran
By: Asian Improv aRts Midwest/Our Perspective
Reading Three of "Our Perspective:
The August presentation features readings of short plays and is running parallel to the Consortium of Asian American Theaters and Artists (CAATA)'s ConFest, the 6th National Asian American Theater Conference and Festival http://caata.net .
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Admission is free with RSVP, but please note that guests should arrive 30 minutes before showtime to guarantee their seat. At 5:30 p.m., patrons on the waiting list will be admitted on a first come, first serve basis.
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The series will continue in November 2018 in The 1700 Theatre at Steppenwolf Theatre, with the date to be announced. The November presentation will feature the reading of a short and a full-length play each.
Casting for the August 13, 2018 Reading Three of "Our Perspective:
"2 MINUTES" by David Rhee, Directed by Brian Balcom
After a quick lunchtime work out, Steven goes to the steam room at his local gym hoping for a quick "after noon delight," until he meets John, who's looking for more than a 'quickie.'
Gordon Chow (Stage Directions), Whitman Johnson (Steve) and Scott Shimizu (John).
It's the 4th of July, and Deepa and Zena are attending Zena's work barbecue. Can Deepa manage her anxiety, attend the BBQ, and make it through in one piece?
Anu Bhatt (Zena), *Marissa Lichwick (Drone and Stage Directions), Priya Mohanty (Deepa) and Vahishta Vafadari (Aliyah).
*Indicates Member of Actors' Equity Association, the union of professional actors and stage managers.
"Lucy and Charlie's Honeymoon" by Mathew C. Yee, Directed by Vi Tran
In an act of rebellion against their perceived cultural identity, two Chinese American newlyweds improvise a reckless plot to commit armed robbery to afford a modest honeymoon. A comedic short play, with live music inspired by classic country western and folk. Aurora Adachi-Winter (Lucy), Richard Costes (Jeff and Cashier) and Diana Lee (Grandma, Waitress, Stage Directions) and Matthew C. Yee (Charlie).
The Asian Pacific American (APA) population is seriously under represented on stage. "Our Perspective:
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CAST, CREATIVE TEAM BIOS and CURATOR'S STATEMENT
Available upon request to info (at ) enericom (dot) net .
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