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In the Works & Play Commissions

These programs give artists a focus on process and the time and space to create new plays.
We’ll share their beginnings with you in the spirit of works-in-progress with some killer directors and actors.

Thurs., June 28th & Fri., June 29th at 7pm

    and god said good written by Samantha Chanse, directed by Mia Rovegno
    Featuring Jackie Chung, Eugene Oh, Maria-Christina Oliveras, and David Shih

    A food writer has been seeking a diagnosis to explain her mysterious and debilitating symptoms when she begins hearing things. A play about a body at war with itself and its surroundings, the seduction of faith, and figuring out which voices to trust.

    Under Her Tongue, written by Edgar Mendoza, directed by Kathleen Amshoff
    Featuring Michelle Brown, Thea Brooks, Ana Diaz, Ron Domingo, Sonja Field, Kenric Green, Darlene Hope, Antwayn Hopper, Teresa Avia Lim, Maria-Christina Oliveras, Liam Rhodes, Kurt Uy & Dan Vidor

    A comedy about a young, Asian-American, PhD student who desperately wants to cure racism in America. And she believes that by using the scientific method she will be able to solve it.

    SORRY YOU MISSED THEM!

      A new play by Miyoko Conley, directed by Christpher Booth
      Featuring Jackie Chung, Angela Lin, Eugene Oh, Jon Norman Schneider

      A totally normal story about a boy falling for a girl who falls on his car… from another planet.

      The Commencement of William Tan, written by Don Nguyen, directed by Tamara Fisch
      Featuring Jordan Dean, Eston Fung, Sarah Lord, Katie Newcomer

      William, a well-liked student athlete at Lincoln High School and who happens to be Asian, plans to cruise through his senior year at what’s considered the most diverse high school in Nebraska until racial tensions arise between some of William’s friends, who are on the football team and a gang of FOB Asian kids. These turn of events forces William to come to terms with his thoughts on race, and how he identifies, or doesn’t identify with his own ethnicity as the entire school, including the staff turns to William to make peace between the two groups.

    All readings are free and open to the public. Readings will take place at
    ART/NY
    520 Eighth Avenue
    Bruce Mitchell Room

    Reserve your seats now, click here.