DHHWI New Works Festival June 30-July 3!

DHHWI New Works Festival January 5-Janaury 7, 2013

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

New Works Festival Schedule:

SATURDAY, January 5

1pm
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.

3pm
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.

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

SUNDAY, January 6

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

2:30pm
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.

5pm
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

7:30pm
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 jliu@eastwestplayers.org.

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