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The first of April’s two ROUGH Readings is THE ASHES, an edgy new play by acclaimed New York playwright, Thomas Bradshaw.
Not everything is how it seems when it’s time to scatter the ashes.
A raw and exciting take-no-prisoners provocation of race, sex, artistic expression, and neo-Nazis, Bradshaw’s new play is designed to make you angry, question your own assumptions, and engage you in a fierce moral debate. Oh, and it is devilishly funny!
Monday, April 4, 7:30p
Stanford University – CERAS Hall 520 Galvez Mall
For exact directions, click here.
Tuesday, April 5, 7:00p
Thick House, 1695 18th St, San Francisco — on Potrero Hill
Readings are free with a suggested donation of $10.
To reserve a seat for Stanford, email David Goldman at firstname.lastname@example.org
To reserve a seat for the SF reading at Thick House, email email@example.com
And from our friends at Crowded Fire and Asian American Theater Company:
SONGS OF THE DRAGONS FLYING TO HEAVEN
A satirical piece by the scathingly funny, award-winning Young Jean Lee, Songs of the Dragons Flying to Heaven takes the audience on a shockingly direct and unflinching dissection of race. Obliterating conventions of Asian stereotypes through its violent and explosive theatricality, Songs follows four Korean women on a wild journey — sometimes hilarious, other times squirm-inducing. Playing March 24 through April 16 at the Thick House, 1695 18th St., SF. Tickets $10-$30. Playwrights Foundation fans use the code “WEEK1+2” at checkout to receive $2 off the ticket price this week only! For more information and to purchase tickets visit the Crowded Fire website. (Offer valid through April 2.)
“Part performance art, part comic sketches, fights, dance, song and “reverse Bible study,” and at times strangely serious, Dragons is a bracingly funny, at times disjointed but always provocative equal-opportunity offender.” — San Francisco Chronicle, Rob Hurwitt
“Songs of the Dragons Flying to Heaven is one of those theater experiences that wakes you up and makes you feel excited to be watching it minute after surprising minute, then makes you feel like you’ve completely missed it…It’s a theatrical explosion that stuns as much as it delights and discombobulates.” — Theater Dogs, Chad Jones
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