Hey, Southern California theater-goers. Artists at Play invites you to the Los Angeles premiere of 99 Histories. Written by Julia Cho and directed by Leslie Ishii, the play is a powerful story about the bonds between mothers and daughters. It runs September 13-28, with previews on September 11-12, at the Lounge Theatre.
99 Histories is a drama about memory, legacy and home. Eunice, a Korean American former cello prodigy, comes home pregnant and unmarried, and tries to mend her relationship with her mother Sah-Jin. Haunted by violent memories, Eunice must confront her ghosts before she can move forward.
Here's some more information about the production:
Artists at Play presents the Los Angeles premiere of
By Julia Cho
Directed by Leslie Ishii
Featuring Brendan Bradley, Julia Cho, David Huynh, Jolene Kim, Sharon Omi, Janice Pak, and understudies Kimiko Ann, Desiree Mee Jung, Junot Lee, Jane Lui, Matthew Mancuso, Diana Tanaka
Set Design by Art Betanzos
Costume Design by Rachel Nakawatase
Lighting Design by Lonnie Rafael Alcaraz
Sound Design by Steve Garbade
Property Master Sasha Monge
Production Stage Manager Brandon Cheng
Assistant Stage Manager Sadie McCoy
Previews: September 11-12
Opening Night: September 13
Understudy Performance: September 18
Groups of 10+ please e-mail ArtistsAtPlayLA@gmail.com for information about discounted tickets.
To clarify, actor Julia Cho, who is in this play, is not the same as writer Julia Cho, who wrote the play. Here's an interview with actor Julia Cho, in which she imagines what might happen if the two Julia Chos ever met:
99 HISTORIES: The One with Two Julia Cho's
For further information about 99 Histories, check out the Facebook event or the Artists at Play website.