Diaries of a K-Town Dive

Elephant Space
6322 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90038
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Susan Park's one woman show, Diaries of a K-Town Dive, directed by Barbara Tarbuck, takes place in a hole-in-the-wall dive bar in the middle of the busy and neon lit Koreatown, Los Angeles. Diaries of a K-Town Dive's characters include a young woman yearning to understand her relationship with her mother, a love obsessed girl who casts spells on vials of urine, a drunken high school teacher and others struggling with their choices and their luck in life. Park's characters may trace their way through the streets of Ktown, but these are stories that can resonate with anyone in any town. Susan Park (The Unusuals, Three Rivers), is originally from Los Angeles and spent the bulk of her life growing up in Koreatown, Los Angeles and Korea. She studied acting at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London and received her BA from Drama Centre London where she appeared in Fear and Misery by Brecht, Anything for a Quiet Life, by Middleton and Webster and Mirandolina by Goldini at the Cochrane Theatre. She met Barbara Tarbuck at UCLA Extension ten years ago but this is their first project together.