Gotanda Launches Seattle Rep's New Play Workshop Series, Apr. 24-26

News   Gotanda Launches Seattle Rep's New Play Workshop Series, Apr. 24-26
 
SEATTLE-- Prolific Asian-American playwright Phillip Kan Gotanda's newest workSisters Matsumoto is the opening show of The Seattle Repertory Theatre's New Play Workshop series.

SEATTLE-- Prolific Asian-American playwright Phillip Kan Gotanda's newest workSisters Matsumoto is the opening show of The Seattle Repertory Theatre's New Play Workshop series.

Gotanda, whose works include The Wash, Yankee Dawg You Die, and The Ballad of Yachiyo sets Sisters Matsumoto in post WWII North America, as its protagonists attempt to return to a somewhat normal way of life following several years interment as prisoners of war. The sisters must try to reconcile with their country, the land, their late father , and each other.

Included in the cast of the workshop, directed by Rep artistic director Sharon Ott are Diane Kobayashi, Sab Shimono, Sherryl Ray, and Greg Watanabe.

Performances are April 24-26, Fri-Sat at 7:30 PM, with 2 PM matinees on the 25 and 26. Single tickets are $12 and tend to sell out fast. For reservations call (206)443-2222.

--David-Edward Hughes
Seattle Correpsondent

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