LaMama Theatre (NYC)
Blind Ness: The irresistable Light of Encounter
by Ping Chong
June 18 - 27, 2004
The Annex Theatre
The titan of experimental performance art presents his show on the Congo at La Mama.
East West Players
David Henry Hwang Writers Institute Presents
THE $2.50 PER GALLON READING SERIES
June 21-29, 2004
Monday, June 21, 2004
COME AND GO
Written by Beverly Sotelo
@ 7:30 pm
Cassie and Rich have been friends for years. He'd do anything for her. Anything.
Tuesday, June 22, 2004
MUSIC THROUGH THE DARK: A TALE OF SURVIVAL IN CAMBODIA
Based on the memoir of Daran Kravanh
Adapted by Tim Toyama and Sophie Anderson
@ 7:30 pm
Daran Kravanh, a Cambodian, survived the reign of the Khmer Rouge: "I cannot tell you how or why I survived; I do not know myself. It is like this: love and music and memory and invisible hands, and something that comes out of the society of the living and the dead for which there are no words."
SUNDAY ON STATUE SQUARE
Written by Mark J. Jue
@ 8:45 pm
Set in Hong Kong, a bittersweet tale of a Filipina maid and her Chinese employers.
Sunday, June 27, 2004
PROTECTED BY LAW
Written by Suzanne Arakawa
@ 6 pm
The years have slipped quickly past a young Sansei whose College Sweetheart died under suspicious circumstances in the Vietnam War. When her dead boyfriend's uncle dies naming her in his will, it sets off a small chain of events leading her to face up to, once and for all, what really happened to her boyfriend.
Written by Connie Yoshimura
@ 8:30 pm
An estranged, hapa woman attends the funeral of her Nisei father, a famous chick sexor from the Midwest. From the small Iowa town where she lived to the Salt River Valley agricultural community in Arizona during the l940's, Monica discovers secrets that have divided her mixed-race family for generations and in the process discovers her father's love for her--if only from a distance.
Monday, June 28, 2004
IN THE NAME OF HOWARD
Written by Gary Kuwahara
@ 7:30 pm
Meet two couples in a therapy session without boundaries. Not for the fainthearted.
Written by D‚ Lo
@ 9:30 pm
Blending fast-paced scenes and rhythmic monologues, this piece of hip-hop theater shines a light on the friendships and love lives of a group of butch and femme women.
Tuesday, June 29, 2004
BLUE LAVA STAIRCASE
Written by Edward Goto
@ 7:30 pm
During the tense political power plays of impending statehood, a small time real estate broker is found murdered in the lava beds outside of Honolulu. Beneath the thin veneer of Paradise lies the truth.
All readings held at the David Henry Hwang Theater at East West Players.
No reservations necessary!
Suggested Donation ($5) (It helps pay for the lights!)
EWP's David Henry Hwang Writers Institute and other literary programs is made possible in part by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the James Irvine Foundation, The Walt Disney Company/ABC Entertainment, CBS, FOX and NBC.
Lift Up the Self / Inheritance
performed and written by Jude Narita
this SUNDAY June 27
3 PM & 7 PM
At the Barnsdall Gallery Theatre
4800 Hollywood boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(Cross street Vermont)
Admission is free, but do come a little early as it is first come, first seated.
There is a free reception with refreshments from 4-6 PM.
The Art Gallery will be open also.
Lift Up the Self / Inheritance celebrates the generations before us, and what passes between parents and their children. A City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department C.O.L.A. 2004 Individual Artist Fellowship project.
for more info on Jude's work please go to www.judenarita.com
Pork Filled Players (Seattle, WA)
The Peep Show
June 29, 2004
Capitol Hill Arts Center (CHAC) in association with SketchFest Seattle presents Peep Show, this June, the next chapter in CHAC’s inaugural Residencies Series. Peep Show will run every Tuesday in June at CHAC Lower Level (located at 1621 12th Ave. 206.388.0521).
Peep Show will focus on new works from Seattle's best and brightest sketch comedy groups performing 30-minute shows back-to-back, in a sneak peek of what’s to come at SketchFest’s festival in September. The month will wrap up on Tuesday, June 29 with an all-star cabaret featuring all of the groups, plus local favorites Bald Faced Lie and Pork Filled Players. Every Tuesday features a different lineup, so check it out, and come back again for a second helping!