Shows Targets

Targets

TARGETS is a new collaborative play focusing on the American history of targeting specific API communities for prejudice and racism. Historical figures, celebrity impressions, and new characters, along with short segments from various past Asian Story Theater shows are included. A cast of community members and favorite AST performers have volunteered to help tell this …

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Those four guys who got lost

In 1969, after decades of volcanic activity, Mauna Ulu erupted on the big island of Hawaii, sending fountains of lava up to 2000 feet high. Just in case, the Hawaii tsunami warning sirens were sounded–which the radio clearly announced as a test. But four guys never got the word. After practicing all night for their …

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The Golden Rule

The Golden Rule previews

Previews focusing on individual characters from the show are being presented to limited audiences for additional development, facilitated by project consultants and academic advisors. As live performances near, the previews will be screened live as Facebook events with these resources available to respond to questions. Ah Toy (Chinese) narrative: Williams (African American) narrative: Kanaka Jack (Hawaiian) narrative: …

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The Golden Rule

Anti-Virus

Just an update that the free previews and workshops scheduled for April at the downtown Central, Valencia Park, and Logan Heights libraries have been postponed. Be sure you are on our email list and you will receive notice when we have new dates. Please keep yourselves as safe as you can!

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Shows The Golden Rule

The Golden Rule

A new, old story of California immigration–with music. Discover the complexities of becoming a Californian, through the real-life histories of an African American slave, a Chinese woman, and a Sandwich Islander (Hawaiian). Set during California’s gold rush, the audience will share in dispensing mining-camp justice, discovering first-hand the principles and precedents that make coming to …

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Shows Targets The Golden Rule

See the Elephant!

SEE THE ELEPHANT is an interactive workshop in visual storytelling. Actual journals of people around the world come to the California Gold Rush of 1848 will be interpreted through student workshops presented in 3 Promise Zone libraries. Artist Kalí Kamaria and educators leverage connections to nearby schools’ curriculum and activities. Adjunct to Asian Story Theater’s …

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Ms. Pac-Rat

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with Asian Story Theater’s brand-new show for families, MS. PAC-RAT. Lovely costumes, gravity-defying martial arts, catchy music and dance–all performed by puppets and a few brave audience volunteers. Chinese New Year Cultural FaireSaturday February 8 @ 12:30pmSunday February 9 @ 12:30pm more

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Hand Under Hand Shows

Hand Under Hand

Asian Story Theater presents staged readings of “Hand Under Hand”, a play with music that explores intergenerational caregiving in the Asian Pacific Islander community. Inspired by interviews with diverse community members and performed by professional actors and musicians, the play and following panel invite discussion about the impact of caregiving in immigrant communities. more

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PIG-Talk Shows

PIG-Talk Premiere

Grand Opening at the San Diego International Fringe Festival June 7! Tickets available NOW. Show schedule below. A parody TED TALK corrects millenia of abusive pig lore from around the world. Featuring the very funny Rhys Green as The Pig, along with the MONKEY KING, THREE LITTLE PIGS & STEVE, and the true Macbeth: MacRIB. …

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