Pan Asian Rep will be presenting excerpts from its recent Off Broadway production, The Joy Luck Club, by Susan Kim, adapted from the novel by Amy Tan with direction & musical staging by Tisa Chang.
The benefit program will also include Drunken Man by Jiu Kuang, based on a famous poet of the western Jin dynasty (265 -420); Blue Pipa (inspired by Miles Davis) by Min Xiao-Fen; The North of Sunset by Thelonius Monk, arr. by Min Xiao-Fen; Mo by Min Xiao Fen and Wu Na; Four Fragments for solo violin by Huang Ruo, performed by Yoon Kwon; Oblivion by Astor Piazzolla, performed by Matrix Music Collaborators; Super Cop World video installation featuring mighty Mario and Jackie Chan, designed by Eric Siu; and Peter and the Wolf, Op. 57 by Sergei Prokofiev, performed by puppeteers: Deborah Hertzberg; Serra Hirsch; Daniel Irizarry; Mary Robinette Kowal; Chris McLaughlin; Jessica Scott; Meghan Williams, directed by Jane Catherine Shaw and Terry O'Reilly with Matrix Music Collaborators under the direction of Sheryl Lee.
All proceeds will go to U.S. Fund for UNICEF.