Repertory Actors Theatre (Seattle, WA)
The Last Sunday in June
by Jonathan Tolins
June 9 to July 2, 2006
Ma-Yi Theatre (NYC, NY)
June 19 to 30, 2006
Ma-Yi Theater's Writers Lab is presenting nine, orignal full-length plays by Asian American writers. That's NINE full-length plays. From June 19 to June 30 we will read one play a night at the Phil Bosakowski Theater on 45th Street, plays by Michi Barall, Michael Lew, Suzanne Lee, J.P. Chan, Carla Ching, A. Rey Pamatmat,Rehana Mizra, Mrinalini Kamath, and Nora Chau.
Please come and support these incredibly talented and dedicated writers. They're telling our stories. And these readings are FREE!!!
- iphigenia@tauris by Michi Barall -Monday, June 19
- Paper Gods by Michael Lew -Thursday, June 22
- Ancestors by Suzanne Kim Lee -Friday, June 23
- No Time For Champions by J.P. Chan -Saturday, June 24
- TBA by Carla Ching -Sunday, June 25
- Beautiful Day by A. Rey Pamatmat -Monday, June 26
- The Good Muslim by Rehana Mirza -Wednesday, June 28
- BOOM by Mrinalini Kamath -Thursday, June 29
- Emotionally Disturbed: a Tale of People Losing It by Nora Chau, Friday, June 30
(and featuring Trial By Writer, a 10-minute curtain raiser in which The Lab Will Eat Itself)
For more information on the Labfest, please visit www.ma-yitheatre.org or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Revival Arts Productions presents
3 one-act plays
June 22 to July 1, 2006
Bindlestiff Studio - San Francisco, CA
forever witches :: written by Estrella D. Alfon :: directed by James Milligan
three rats :: written by Wilfredo Ma. Guerrero :: directed by Anton Delfino
justice is but a seeming :: written by S.R. Sievert :: directed by Jeannie Barroga
This summer, join Revival Arts Productions and walk among the shadows as we explore the darker side of human nature through performance. Featuring three plays written by Estrella D. Alfon, S.R. Sievert and Wilfredo Ma. Guerrero, shadows kicks off RAP's 2006 season with a series of three pieces directed by James Milligan, Anton Delfino, and Jeannie Barroga. shadows features the talents of both new and veteran artists.
Revival Arts Productions is a theater arts organization committed to bringing life to plays written by Filipino playwrights. Translated in English, these classic works give an artistic look at the Filipino Culture while showcasing the talent of today's young performers that include actors, dancers, musicians, directors, designers, and artists from all over the Bay Area.
Bindlestiff Studio is a non-profit artistic hub that provides an affordable, professional, small performing arts venue where new and veteran artists can take creative risks. Anchored by the Filipino American community, Bindlestiff Studio endeavors to educate the public about Filipino American culture and the arts through theatrical presentations, public workshops, concerts, readings, and other events. As the first Filipino American Theater in the nation, Bindlestiff Studio continues to be at the vanguard through the efforts of its artists and community that supports it.
Performances: June 22-24, 2006 ˆ Thursday through Saturday @ 8pm
June 29-July 1, 2006 ˆ Thursday through Saturday @ 8 pm
Bindlestiff Studio, 505 Natoma St (between Mission & Howard), San Francisco
Sliding scale $8-10 donation
(415)255.0440 or get them online: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/5457
East West Players (Los Angeles, CA)
Tales of Love and Malice
New plays read from the DHH Writers Institute
June 25 to 28, 2006
by Skye Kang
WANTED: SUITABLE KOREAN HUSBAND
A Comedy about a single gal looking for love in all the wrong palces and a desperate mother's search for a son-in-law with a nice job and condo.
Sato's Dream in Blue
by D. Hideo Maruyama
Take a journey from the turmoil of the 1950s, to the uncertainty of the Reagan decade in the 1980s and into the uncertain 2000s through the eyes of eight people in two hours. The American dream was always a lie. Learn why America eats its children.
Five Past Midnight
by Peggy Weil
It's Five Minutes Past Midnight on the Doomsday Clock, and your are 80 stories undergroup in a nuclear bunker with Van, the last remaining man. Can he answer to his captors for mankind's folly? The clock is ticking. If you miss this show, it may be too late.
You Pick Color
TUESDAY, JUNE 27 @ 7:30 PM
by Marita de Lara
A manicure is not just a manicure. Gigi Van Tran's clan and their longtime rival, Mimi Nguyen, fight for Van Nuys nail turf.
By Margaret Rhee
A doctoral student in anthropology is writing a paper on “Asian American Performance Theory in Politics of Ethnic Identity.” She meets Leonard, an actor who’s Asian American, too. Things are good until it all doesn’t make sense. But then it all does, in bed. Will she realize that? Will he?
Rock Opera God
By Cynthia Ignacio
Wedding bells signal the start of a war to end all wars. The gods of heaven and hell engage in a battle over the record deal of a lifetime, using the notorious rock duo, Orpheus and Eurydice, as their pawns. The path to true love and rock ‘n roll fame has never been so hellish!
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28 @ 7:30 PM
By Tony Oh
Can faith in God survive corruption and ambition? A zealous pastor grooms his two sons to go overseas and expand his church. Five years later, the brothers reunite at their father’s funeral, trying to piece together the remains of their faith, family and themselves.
By Tim Toyama
During World War II, a woman war correspondent discovers the meaning of friendship, sacrifice and courage from the Japanese American soldiers of the 100th/442nd Regimental Combat Team.