Pork Filled Players premieres late night show, salutes Bastille Day!

The Repertory Actors Theatre (ReAct) presents the Pork Filled Players ‘(PFP) new show, Let Them Eat Pork: Liberté, Égalité, Mocha Latté!, late night, 10 pm, at the Richard Hugo House (1643 11th Ave., Seattle, WA) from July 14 to 29, 2006.

Following ReAct’s production of Six Degrees of Separation, PFP previews the new action blockbuster, Gridlocked! The Gary Locke Story, sniffs out Bush's new Cabinets and uncovers a shocking plot by a mad scientist to meddle with the Asian American sports scene.

Tickets for Let Them Eat Pork are $9 general, $6 for students/seniors, and can be purchased online at www.ticketwindowonline.com (206/325-6500). More info is available at oink@porkfilled.com, 206/365-0282 and the PFP website, www.porkfilled.com.

Masterminded by director Linda Lombardi and producer Roger Tang, PFP welcomes Owen Yen to the usual gang of madmen, which includes Brian Beckley, Virginia Gabby, Maggie Lee, Edward Tonai and Yvette Zaepfel.

As an extra special treat, PFP will be hosting Assaulted Fish, Vancouver BC's Asian Canadian sketch comedy troupe, in the Fish's first visit to the US on July 21 and 22.

The Pork Filed Players is Seattle second oldest sketch comedy group. Since 1997, PFP has been the Northwest's premiere Asian American sketch comedy group, touring from Eugene, Oregon to Vancouver, BC, racking up appearances at the very first two Seattle Sketchfests, Bumbershoot 2004 and SketchOff@%#?!, the first international Asian sketch comedy competition. As well, PFP is a partner with ReAct and SIS Productions in the Prima Vera Arts Center. Over the years, the Players have employed an ever changing cast of characters in their never-ending battle for truth, pursuit of justice and finding out whatever the hell they mean by the American way of life in the 21st Century.

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