Shows

NOT WORKING

A New Musical for a Changed World (tickets are here) Even as America struggles with the tidal wave that Covid-19 continues to be, there are experiences unique to different communities. NOT WORKING uses music to help shed light on some of these, illuminating secrets and surprises along with pains that are all too familiar. And …

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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. Real issues, but this is entertainment not a lecture. Think of it as history as …

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Shows The Golden Rule

The Golden Rule

Premiering in the oft-delayed, but now confirmed 2022 San Diego Fringe Festival! Performances June 6-12 can be reserved here, for the very reasonable cost of one Golden Eagle ($10). Cast including Christina Murguia, Nick Abadilla, Rhys Green, Byron Ladue, Gingerlily Lowe, and Kent Brisby. Have a peek at this intro clip. Also here is the …

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Shows

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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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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