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Our Perspective: Asian American Play Readings 2019
Oct 5
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Theatre & Performing Arts

Our Perspective: Asian American Play Readings 2019


This October reading from “Our Perspective: Asian American Play Readings” marks the conclusion of its three-part series with Mia Park serving as the project’s guest curator and executive producer. In addition to Park, the “Our Perspective” team includes producers Karissa Murrell MyersStephen George and Sydney Mercado. Karissa Murrell Myers also serves as casting director.

3 Horror & Comedy Play Readings:

  • “K Beauty or You Have to Take Care Of It” by Preston Choi, directed by Jonald Reyes. The perfect Korean skincare routine is out there… waiting for you… You Have To Take Care Of It.
  • “The F*ck House” by Susan H. Pak, directed by Daniella Wheelhouse. A Korean American teen and her best friend navigate the terrors of the midwestern suburbs. Now entering junior high, all Mo wants to be is “normal,” and assimilate into invisibility. Unfortunately, this will alienate her best friend, who only wants to be “special.” Will their friendship survive?
  • “Kung Fu Zombies vs Cannibals” by Saymoukda Vongsay, directed by Marie Tredway. Sometime in the future civilization has become littered with zombies and cannibals. Two Laotian women from opposite ends of the world are brought together by a mysterious orphan. Their journey, framed under the Five Buddhist tenets, is told through an amalgamation of severed heads, forced kisses, human steaks, and a chorus of gangster Buddhist monks.

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