Tuesday, July 19, 2011

InterAct Co-Hosts Launch of "Asian American Plays For A New Generation"

InterAct is pleased to join the Asian Arts Initiative in co-hosting the launch party for Asian American Plays for a New Generation, an exciting new collection of plays edited by Josephine Lee, Don Eitel, and R. A. (Rick) Shiomi. The event will be held Monday, July 25, starting at 7:00 p.m., at InterAct's home at The Adrienne, 2030 Sansom St., Philadelphia, PA.

Celebrating the publication of this volume of Asian American plays mostly staged at the Mu Performing Arts, the event will include a reception followed by speakers Rick Shiomi, an editor and the artistic director of Mu Performing Arts and playwright Lauren Yee, author of Ching Chong Chinaman.

The plays included in this anthology are: Indian Cowboy by Zaraawar Mistry, Walleye Kid, The Musical by Kurt Miyashiro, Sundraya Kase & R.A. Shiomi, Asiamnesia by Sun Mee Chomet, Bahala Na by Clarence Coo, Sia(b) by May Lee Yang, Happy Valley by Aurorae Khoo and Ching Chong Chinaman by Lauren Yee.

For more information about Asian American Plays for a New Generation or to purchase your copy, visit: