NEW EYES FESTIVAL

The Playwrights' Center
2301 E Franklin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55406


Tales of The Starfruit Tree
The Raven in The Starfruit Tree
written and directed by R.A. Shiomi
Mid-Autumn Memories by Thien-bao Thuc Phi
directed by Rick Shiomi

The Tale of The Dancing Crane
written and directed by R.A. Shiomi
folk dance choreography by Kiyoko Motoyama

The Anklet
Shillapadikaaram by Ilango Adigal
adapted and directed by Zaraawar Mistry
music and vocals by Nirmala RajashekaR

Jamal The Constable
adapted by Lia Rivamonte
from the short story by G.S. Sharat Chandra
directed by Lia Rivamonte

A Pocketful of Dust by Veena Deo in collaboration with Zaraawar Mistry
directed by Zaraawar Mistry

Song of The Pipa by Gao Hong, Zaraawar Mistry and R.A. Shiomi
directed by Zaraawar Mistry
music by Gao Hong




THE CAST
Tales of the Starfruit Tree
-The Raven in the Starfruit Tree


Narrator & Servant
Rose Chu
Father & Raven
Sandy Agustin
Luu (older brother)
Kiseung Rhee
Huong (Luu's wife)
Huong Tran
Bao (young brother)
Cha Yang
Oanh (Bao's wife)
Sun Mee Chomet


-Mid-Autumn Memories
Hue, Mandarin Long

Chang Yang
Mandarin Yang, Hai & Dinh

Thuy, Lady Le, Mrs. Wong
Sun Mee Chomet
& Uncle Vu

Emperor, Tan, Fairy
Kiseung Rhee
Empress, Binh, Karen
Huong Tran
Scribe, Phuong
Rose Chu
Swan Mei
Sandy Agustin


The Tale of the Dancing Crane
Rabinda (Benny) Verma

Zaraawar Mistry
Sam Winston & Customer
Mark Adzick
Yuko Shimada & Dancer
Suzanne Burrows
Narrator & Dancer
Katie Leo
Drummer
Rick Shiomi


The Anklet & Shillapadikaaram
Poet

Katie Leo
Kannaki
Jennifer Weir
Devanthi
Lia Rivamonte
Kovalan
Ajay Singh
Madhavi
Aparna Ramaswamy
Salini
Katie Leo
King
Ajay Singh
Queen
Lia Rivamonte
Minister
Akshay Mehta


Jamal the Constable


Zaraawar Mistry

A Pocketful of Dust
Sabu

Steven Frankenfield
Narrator
Zaraawar Mistry


Song of the Pipa
James Bawen Jr.

Mark Adzick
Liu Xia
Lotis Key

* denotes member of Actors Equity