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Pan Asian Rep presents the world premiere of Ernest Abuba's Kwatz! The Sound of a Hammer Hitting the Head, directed by Pan Asian Rep founder/director Tisa Chang. "Kwatz!" is the exclamatory cry which in Buddhist tradition means an "awakening," in this case for Tibetan immigrant Dorje, who is randomly attacked with a hammer in New York City. He enters a comatose state, in which he travels through his past and present existences. The new work by noted actor/playwright Abuba will also incorporate original Tibetan music and contemporary sounds as well as stylized movement.

Show Details

  • Running Time:1hr 15min
  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:West End Theatre at Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew, Off-Broadway