This March, Pan Asian Repertory Theatre continues its 35th season with two productions featuring veteran artists from the jazz, dance, theatre and experimental music communities.
STELLA RISING, written and performed by Napua Davoy and directed by Karine Plantadit, will play March 8- 17, 2012.
Tony Award©-nominated dancer Karine Plantadit (Come Fly Away) makes her directorial debut with Stella Rising, a new musical play. This Hawaiian-paradise-meets-The-Grapes-of-Wrath story of a mother and daughter reconciliation, features an original jazz and classical score written and performed by Napua Davoy.
BAUDELAIRE: La Mort, directed and choreographed by Shigeko Sara Suga and co-created with Ernest Abuba, Anna Gheesling and Minouche Waring, plays March 23- April 1, 2012.
Inspired by Baudelaire’s masterpiece Les Fleur du Mal, Baudelaire: La Mort is dance theatre that fuses Butoh, Flamenco and French poetry, featuring Ernest Abuba, Anna Gheesling, and Shigeko Sara Suga with Tiffany Chen, Aaron Chieu, and Timothy Liu. Baudelaire: La Mort features an original score written and performed live by Yukio Tsuji, and a Flamenco guitar performance by Arturo Martinez. The scenic design is by Gian Marco Lo Forte & Justin West; lighting design by Marie Yokoyama; co-Costume Design by Keiko Obremski; and Stage Managed by Katie Kavett and Ada Chau.
Visit http://www.panasianrep.org for more information.