12/5-7—David Henry Hwang Writers Institute New Works Festival: Winter 2013 Reading Series

Jan. 5-7— Join us for the latest New Works Festival from the David Henry Hwang Writers Institute! The DHHWI is a 10-week workshop designed to help new and experienced writers start or develop new plays into scripts that are ready to be put on stage. The workshop, instructed by Doriz Baizley, culminates in staged readings of the works in progress at East West Players’ David Henry Hwang Theater.

WHEN: Saturday, January 5, 2013 – Monday, January 7, 2013
WHERE: David Henry Hwang Theater
120 Judge John Aiso St. | Los Angeles CA 90012
TICKETS: Free admission, suggested donation

The David Henry Hwang Writers Institute is supported in part by the James Irvine Foundation.

New Works Festival Schedule:
SATURDAY, January 5

1 pm
LAID OFF
by Kurt Yamamoto
A new musical that tells the story of how one man found love at the bottom of the corporate food chain.

3 pm
WAITING FOR THE DOUGH
by Gwenmarie White
Theatre history repeats itself when a struggling dramaturg is forced to get a job at a bakery during the height of the recession.

5:30 pm
LADIES AND GENTLEMEN
by Gene Lee
The heartwarming tale of a fat woman training for the fight of her life.

SUNDAY, January 6

1 pm
ALDEN AND THE JANITOR
by Evan Moua
The untold story of Aladdin’s high school years at Sultan High.

2:30 pm
THE DONGER
by Paul Kikuchi
A hostage comedy about a disgruntled Asian American actor who kidnaps Gedde Watanabe and demands that he apologize for his unforgivable role in Sixteen Candles.

5 pm
SO YOU WANT TO BE KOREAN
by Joy Regullano
Don’t lie. You’ve wished you were Korean at some point.
High school is already tough. Being the wrong kind of Asian in a sea of Asians is tougher.

MONDAY, January 7

7:30 pm
THE NORMS
by Judy Soo Hoo
Norm and Norma discover their late dear mom and dad were happy swingers. What more will they inherit?

For more information, contact Literary Manager Jeff Liu at [email protected]