Program Note Click to view Reviews “Nguyen’s play gets the high school dynamic right—in part because the story is based on events from the playwright’s past—especially how insular students can be. In minding his own business, William is typical. But the racial dynamic at his school and the expectations of well-meaning females such as Ms.
Had another reading of my new full length play THE COMMENCEMENT OF WILLIAM TAN for Ma-Yi Theatre Company’s Labfest. This play is about my senior year in high school. You can read more about it here
Week 3 started off with a pre-reading reading of Emma’s play A Knee That Can Bend in the lovely air conditioned lounge of the New England building. When I walked into the reading, I found out I was cast (much to my surprise) as the female chorus which meant I’d be playing a handful of
Read Week 1 here Week 2 was spent mostly finding a good space to write. I tried to fulfill some strange ideal in my head of writing outside and being one with nature. Well, let me tell you, nature is freaking hot in the middle of July. I believe humidity was created by mother nature
July 2nd Took the Metro North on the Hudson line which proved to be a beautiful commute. Brittany, one of the company management interns, picked me up at the station. After checking in at the office and getting a welcome packet, Brittany gave me a tour of the campus and I got to see the