Reincarnations features the readings of six new drafts from the Writing Is Rewriting Workshop at the David Henry Hwang Writers Institute at East West Players.
Monday, December 17 @ 7:30pm
Yuri and Malcolm X by Tim Toyama
A play about the life of noted Nisei civil rights activist and community leader Yuri Kochiyama and her friendship with Malcolm X.
Sweet Harmony Book and Lyrics by Alison M. De La Cruz
What would you do for success? Would you turn your back on your friends? Find out how 4 women achieve their dream and still manage to sing in...Sweet Harmony.
Wednesday, December 19 @ 7:30pm
Dry Hours By Lisa Tang
Change is looming. The edges of dreams blur for three women when secrets unfold. Stories and people will unravel.
Ixnay by Paul Kikuchi
Raymond Kobayashi is in the prime of his sansei life when he's pulled up to Heaven. But when he finds out he's been arranged to return to his Next Life as a Japanese American again, Raymond flat out refuses. Come watch this comedy about an Underachieving Asian who causes major havoc at the Reincarnation Station when he ixnays his Next Life.
Thursday, December 20 @ 7:30pm
All Hail by Lisa Thong
Andy is a taxi driver at a steadfast standstill while being a principal mover in the lives of strangers. Faced with the struggles of others to relate and connect, Andy is forced to confront his own existence. At the end of the day, who do you remember?
Consent by Aurelio Locsin
Can two Filipinos, a Hometown Buffet manager and his hunky demon seducer, fall in love through their real and imagined histories? This dark comedy propels them from Orange County to several afterlives, prompting encounters with a sexy demoness, a fabulous stylist, bewildered tribesmen, and talking trees. (Full production next year at the Rude Guerrilla Theater Company in Santa Ana.)