East West Players in association with the Fountain Theatre
presents the California premiere of

HANNAH & THE DREAD GAZEBO

By Jiehae Park
Directed by Jennifer Chang

August 17 – September 22

 

 

Set in NYC and Korea in the winter of 2011, just before the death of Kim Jong Il, Hannah and the Dread Gazebo takes Hannah’s Korean American family on a surreal, funny and heartbreaking adventure back to their roots in South and North Korea and the forbidden Demilitarized Zone that divides them.

Venue: The Fountain Theatre
5060 Fountain Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90029

This show is approximately 90 minutes long with no intermission.

This production is produced in association with The Fountain Theatre with generous support provided by the S. Mark Taper Foundation Endowment for East West Players.

HANNAH & THE DREAD GAZEBO CAST

Hannah will be played by Monica Hong
Father will be played by Hahn Cho
Mother will be played by Jennifer Chang
Dang will be played by Gavin Lee
Girl will be played by Wonjung Kim
Shapeshifter will be played by Jully Lee


CREATIVE TEAM INCLUDES
Written by Jiehae Park
Directed by Jennifer Chang
Stage Manager Bryan P. Clements

Scenic Design and Video Design by Yee Eun Nam
Costume Design by Ruoxuan Li
Lighting Design by Rebecca Bonebrake
Sound Design/Composition by Howard Ho
Property Master Michael Allen Angel
Illusions by Dominik Krzanowski

 

AUGUST 17 – SEPTEMBER 22, 2019

PREVIEW PERFORMANCES
August 14, 2019, Wednesday 8PM
August 15, 2019, Thursday 8PM
August 16, 2019, Friday 8PM

All Monday performances are Pay-What-You-Want

 

 

STUDENT/SENIOR DISCOUNTS
Student tickets are $25 and Senior (65+)  tickets are $35 (regular seating only) with a valid ID. On Monday nights some seating will be Pay-What-You-Want (subject to availability).

POST-SHOW DISCUSSIONS
August 25th • Role Players: Asian Americans On Stage and Film
Moderator: Snehal Desai, Artistic Director, East West Players
Panel: Gavin Lee, Tamlyn Tomita, Monica Hong

September 8th • Feel the Magic: Using Magic as a Storytelling Tool
Moderator: Jennifer Chang
Special Guest: Dominik Krzanowski

Hannah and the Dread Gazebo 2019. Photography by Jenny Graham.Hannah and the Dread Gazebo 2019. Photography by Jenny Graham.
Hannah and the Dread Gazebo 2019. Photography by Jenny Graham.Hannah and the Dread Gazebo 2019. Photography by Jenny Graham. Hannah and the Dread Gazebo 2019. Photography by Jenny Graham. Hannah and the Dread Gazebo 2019. Photography by Jenny Graham. Hannah and the Dread Gazebo 2019. Photography by Jenny Graham.

For press inquiries, please contact:

Ximón Wood
Public Relations & Marketing Manager
(213) 625-7000, ext. 12
xwood@eastwestplayers.org