The Language Archive
By Julia Cho
Directed by Jessica Kubzansky

Generous support for this production is provided by the S. Mark Taper Foundation Endowment for East West Players.

In association with Kaya Press and Libros Schmibros Lending Library & Bookshop.

November 3, 2011 – December 4, 2011

Critic’s Pick! “…uproarious and touching…” – Backstage

“…director Jessica Kubzansky’s cast mines the comedy and pathos of Cho’s appealing characters…” – LA Times

A “lovely, lyrical play” – LA Weekly

“…mixture of lyricism and offbeat comedy…” – New York Times

Meet George, a linguist, a master of languages, who cannot express his love for his wife–and ends up losing her. Follow this whimsical and heartbreaking look at love and language that asks, “How do we save what is dying?” Featuring: Jennifer Chang, Kimiko Gelman, Nelson Mashita, Jeanne Sakata, and Ryun Yu

Winner of the 2010 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize.

THE LANGUAGE ARCHIVE is presented by special arrangement with Dramatist Play Service, Inc., New York.

Cast

Understudies:
Lovelle Liquigan
Sharline Liu
Peter James Smith

Creative Team

Set Design Francois-Pierre Couture
Lighting Design Jeremy Pivnick
Costume Design E.B. Brooks
Original Music & Sound Design Bruno Louchouarn
Property Master Michael O’Hara
Stage Manager Katherine E. Haan

PRODUCTION PHOTOS

For hi-res photos, please contact PR/Marketing Manager Kat Carrido at kcarrido@eastwestplayers.org.

All photos courtesy of Michael Lamont.

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