Playwrights' Arena recently presented the world premiere of Lucy J. Kim's Leon and Clark. The new comedy, directed by Dona Guevara-Hill, is about two estranged brothers who meet after their mother's death and try to restore family ties. The run is through July 23.
The cast features Radmar Agana Jao, Marcos Padilla and Christopher Prizzi.
Kim is a writer and composer originally from Vancouver, BC. She has been awarded many writing fellowships, including ones at the Mark Taper Forum and East West Players. She has also worked as a print and radio journalist.
Guevara-Hill recently directed a production of The 1940s Radio Hour She holds an M.F.A. in directing from Calarts.
Playwrights' Arena is dedicated to discovering, nurturing and producing Los Angeles playwrights. The company has booked Moving Arts (Hyperion Space) for Leon and Clark. The theatre is located at 1822 Hyperion Ave. in Silverlake. For tickets and information call (323) 960-7756. -- By Willard Manus
Southern California Correspondent