You Are Here

RUNNING TIME
Closed
1hr. 10min.
Opened Nov 6, 2011
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

You Are Here follows three central story lines about home and finding and creating your own family: a troupe of drag queens and celebrity impersonators touring across middle America; an American woman fighting to stay in London permanently; and a young married couple on a less than ideal honeymoon in Japan. Woven into the fabric of these stories are reflections of the nature of travel, self-exploration and transformation. Created collaboratively during workshops over the summer, You Are Here explores themes of rootlessness and alienation and features a rich ensemble of memorable characters. Director Jerry Ruiz's most recent credits include Enfrascada by Tanya Saracho for Clubbed Thumb Theatre. Ruiz has developed work at Second Stage, Soho Rep, The Public, The Atlantic, Oregon Shakespeare Festival and the Playwrights Realm. Ruiz is a recipient of the 2009-2011 NEA/TCG Career Development for Directors Grant. Cast includes: Caroline Bloom, Elyssa Jakim, Brandon Lavon Hightower, Rebecca Hirota, Justin Maruri, Mark Souza, Wheaton Simis and Nick Walkonis.

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