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Kimiya Shokri

MAGIC FRUIT 

Chapter 1 

During quarantine, food critic Tara tries desperately to secure an online interview with up-and-coming chef Amaya. 

WRITTEN AND PERFORMED BY Kimiya Shokri and Alejandra Rivas 

DEVELOPED AND DIRECTED BY Susannah Martin

VISUALLY DESIGNED BY Erin Gilley


Playwright

DELANO

Chapter 1 – Larry Itliong

As part of the development of the new work, playwright Jeffrey Lo speaks with Ron Muriera about the legacy of Filipino labor activist, Larry Itliong.

WRITTEN BY Carlos Aguirre, Lisa Ramirez, and Jeffrey Lo

FEATURING Ron Muriera

DEVELOPED AND DIRECTED BY Sean San Jose              

                                                   
VISUALLY DESIGNED BY Kristoffer Barrera


Lisa Evans

 

YOU REALLY SHOULD SIT LIKE A LADY

Chapter 1 – Minimizing Expectations (or Locating Points of Origin)

In which songs are played, pop culture is referenced, and relationships to femininity are interrogated.

PERFORMED & WRITTEN BY Lisa Evans

SPECIAL GUEST Sabaa Zareena

DIRECTED BY Ashley Smiley

VISUAL DESIGN BY Troy Rockett



Education Director

DRAMATURGY PACKET

Education Director, Kimiya Shokri gives you supporting information on all commissions featured in the episode. CLICK HERE to read about TheatreFIRST’s transformation to an online format, how it affects our mission and art, and how we’re continuing the revolution.


Shellmound

CLICK HERE to learn more about the Ohlone heritage site.


Sogorea Te’ Land Trust

CLICK HERE to learn more about the Sogorea Te’ Land Trust and the Shuumi Land Tax.


Dan Wolf

Learn more about Dan Wolf’s work at www.dan-wolf.com.

Watch the full Sound in the Silence documentary.


Fund for Black Theatre in the US

Please learn more and donate to their gofundme campaign here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


La Cocina

Please learn more and donate to La Cocina.


We Are The Ones: Mutual Care Fund

GO FUND ME CAMPAIGN:

 

Filipino American National Historical Society

Please learn more and donate to the FANHS.


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NOVEMBER 6TH, 2020



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