East West Players, the largest producing organization of Asian American artistic work, celebrates its 50th anniversary season with Animals Out of Paper by Rajiv Joseph and directed by Jennifer Chang. The play centers around a world-renowned origami artist whose neatly-arranged life is disrupted by a teenage prodigy and his school teacher. If you're in L.A. from September 4 until October 5, you can catch a performance at the David Henry Hwang Theater. Here's more info:
East West Players Presents
Animals Out of Paper
By Rajiv Joseph
Directed by Jennifer Chang
C.S. Lee ("Dexter")
Tess Lina ("Revenge," "NCIS")
When a world-renowned origami artist opens her studio to a teenage prodigy and his school teacher, she discovers that life and love can’t be arranged neatly in this drama about finding the perfect design. A quirky and melancholy play, by the author of Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, that has been hailed as "pitch-perfect" by the NY Times.
September 4 - October 5, 2014
Preview performances: Thursday, September 4 - Saturday, September 6 at 8pm; Sunday September 7 at 2pm.
Opening Night sponsored by Edison International:
Wednesday, September 10 at 8pm; 7pm cocktail reception and post-show reception with cast and creative team. Call theater for availability.
Regular performance run: September 11 – October 5, 2014
Special Pay-What-You-Can performance on Thursday September 11.
Post Show discussion Sunday, September 21 immediately following the performance.
East West Players David Henry Hwang Theater at the Union Center for the Arts 120 Judge John Aiso Street Los Angeles, CA 90012
Tickets may be purchased here or by calling 213-625-7000.