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9.25.2009

aatc presents philip kan gotanda's #5 angry red drum


This is for theater fans in the Bay Area... Philip Kan Gotanda's #5 Angry Red Drum, presented by Asian American Theater Company, opens next week, September 28 (with previews this weekend) at Thick House in San Francisco. The play is directed by Matthew Graham Smith, and stars Rich Bianco, Daniel Bruno, Will Dao, Michael Uy Kelly, Thomas Pang and Anthony Julius Williams.

The fifth work in the celebrated playwright's Garage Band Series, #5 Angry Red Drum is the story of two world-refugees determined to survive with style amidst a post-apocalyptic universe gone mad. When a mysterious drum appears, it awakens their lost memories and inspires them to create a new society. Some details:

Philip Kan Gotanda's New Play: #5 ANGRY RED DRUM

Opening Night on Monday, Sept. 28 ...Tickets On Sale Now!

DIRECTED BY
Matthew Graham Smith

STARRING
Rich Bianco, Daniel Bruno, Will Dao, Michael Uy Kelly, Thomas Pang, Anthony Julius Williams

PREVIEWS
September 26, 2009, Saturday - 8:00 pm
September 27, 2009, Sunday - 5:00 pm

OPENING NIGHT
September 28, 2009, Monday - 8:00 pm

PERFORMANCES
October 1-17, 2009
Thu-Sat 8:00 pm | Sun 5:00 pm

MEET THE DIRECTOR AND THE CAST
The Director and Cast will be present for post-show Q&A with the audience following the October 4 and October 11 5:00pm matinee performances.

LOCATION
Thick House
1695 18th Street (between Carolina and Arkansas Streets)
Potrero Hill, San Francisco

AATC is part of the Thick House Presenting Program

TICKETS
$25 (student & senior rates available) | 415-401-8081 or www.thickhouse.org
It looks weird and crazy and absurd. Watch the YouTube trailer for the play here. And listen to a KCBS radio interview with Philip Kan Gotanda here: Post-Apocalyptic Times with Music, Dance, and Laughter. To learn more about the production, and to purchase tickets, visit the Asian American Theater Company's website here.