Try something Mu! Under the leadership of incoming Artistic Director Randy Reyes, we are proud to announce our upcoming 2013-14 season of theater and taiko. This latest lineup of exciting plays and concerts promises to thrill as we continue to develop the canon of theater and taiko from the heart of the Asian American experience.
by Saymoukda Duangphouxay Vongsay
October 12 - October 27
by Randy Reyes
November 30 - December 1
Music Direction by Anita Ruth
TWO PERFORMANCES ONLY!
Saturday, November 30 at 7:30 pm (Doors open at 6:30) Sunday, December 1 at 2:00 pm (Doors open at 1:00 pm) Back by popular demand! Jasmine (Randy Reyes) and her friends are moving to The Southern Theater for a bigger, crazier dysfunctional celebration. Join her for a night of holiday music and raucous laughter along with your favorite Mu actors and new this year, Mu Daiko! Ages 16+ (Contains adult humor)
January 23 - January 26
Artistic Director Randy Reyes will direct the staged readings, which will feature your favorite Mu actors. Complimentary snacks and drinks will be served at each reading based on the content of the specific plays.
March 7 - March 9
Iris Shiraishi, Artistic Director
by Jeannine Coulombe an adaptation of the children's book by Newbery Honor-winning author Grace Lin
April 25 - May 18
by David Henry Hwang
June 7 - June 29
TOUR DATES & LOCATIONS:Click GET TICKETS for venue locations and details.
June 7–8 New York Mills (Jin Hu Restaurant) June 14–15 North Mankato (New Great Wall) June 21–22 Red Wing (Golden China) June 28–29 Rochester (Kingdom Buffet)
All Performances (Saturdays & Sundays) at 2:00 pm General Admission: $5.00 Ticket includes a Chinese buffet meal. (Meal and the performance = a $35 value!)
Mu Artistic Director Randy Reyes helms Hwang's landmark Obie Award-winning play which explores relationships and conflicts between established ABC (American Born Chinese) and FOB (Fresh Off the Boat) newcomers. The production stars Eric Sharp (Yellow Fever, Into the Woods), Meghan Kreidler (Kung Fu Zombies Vs. Cannibals), and Michael Sung-Ho (Into the Woods, Little Shop of Horrors).
TEA TIMELearn more about the history of Chinese immigration to the The United States at our TEA TIME, an interactive lecture hosted by our presenting partners and led by Eliza Rasheed. The Minnesota Chinese Restaurant Tour is funded by the Arts Tour Minnesota FY2014 grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. FOB follows Mu's successful recent productions of other David Henry Hwang plays including Yellow Face (2010) and his adaptation of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Flower Drum Song (2009).
Minnesota State Arts Board: Arts Tour Minnesota FY14 – This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund; and by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.
June 21 - June 22
TWO PERFORMANCES ONLY: Saturday June 21 at 7:00 PM Sunday June 22 at 2:00 PM
July 25 - August 10
music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
book by Hugh Wheeler
directed by Rick Shiomi
music direction by Jason Hansen