The Strand Theater Firm companions with Asian Pasifika Arts Collective to current the manufacturing of Man of God by Anna Moench. The digital presentation is directed by Elizabeth Ung.
In regards to the present: Throughout a mission journey to Bangkok, the 4 members of a Korean Christian ladies’ youth group uncover that their revered pastor has hidden a digicam of their lodge toilet. Their communal rage and disillusionment gas more and more violent revenge fantasies amidst the no-holds-barred neon bubblegum sex-tourism mecca of Bangkok. Man of God is a humorous feminist thriller about that second when ladies understand the male gaze has been watching all along-and determine they’re undoubtedly gonna do one thing about it.
Forged options: Libbey Kim, Sydney Lo, Kelly Ng, Rebecca Kiser, Steve Lee, Daniella Ignacio (u/s), and Jaine Ye (u/s)
“One of many Strand major objectives over the previous two years has been to decide on tales that aren’t solely written by ladies figuring out artists, but additionally spotlight views which have been vastly underrepresented in our theater neighborhood. Tales like Man of God are integral to the material of ladies figuring out voices in theater.” says the Strand Affiliate Inventive Director, Erin Riley. “Our heroines, Samantha, Kyung-Hwa, Mimi, and Jen couldn’t be extra totally different by way of character, however deep down, their shared values and cultural by means of strains are remarkably comparable. When their whole thought of what is proper is shattered by a surprising prevalence, we get the distinctive views of every of those ladies sharing their innermost ideas and want for justice in some fairly spectacular methods. I am rooting for these ladies and suppose you’ll too!”
Man of God (digital presentation) opens on Friday, March twenty sixth, and runs by means of April eleventh, 2021. Tickets are $20 Basic Admission, $10 for college students, seniors and artists.
All performances happen on-line – viewing hyperlinks can be offered following ticket purchases. Tickets can be found at strand-theater.org.