Ping Chong

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MARAYA, 1987

ABOUT

Maraya (the title is a play on the Buddhist word maya – meaning illusion) was decribed by a critic as “nostalgia for eternity.” The piece is a meditation on mankind, emphasizing the recurring aggressiveness of human culture throughout time.

Dedicated in memory of Marguerite Yourcenar

PRODUCTION

Director: Ping Chong
Writer: Ping Chong
Music: Carl Stone and Walter Steding
Lighting Design: Anne Militello
Sound Design: Brian Hallas
Sets: Ping Chong
Costume Design: Matthew Yokobosky
Stage Manager: Natalie Sokoloff
Technical Director: Howard Thies

CAST (US)

April Armstrong, Roger Babb, Robert Een, John Fleming, Ruth Fuglistaller, Jeannie Hutchins, Nickolette Phillips, Mary Shultz, Louise Smith, Robert Stern and Rocky Borenstein

PERFORMANCE HISTORY

Workshop:
The Mickery Theatre, Mime Opleiding, Amsterdam, Holland

Development:
Montclair State College, Montclair, NJ

Performance:
Apple Corp Theatre, New York, NY, January 1988

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PRESS

Ping Chong's View Of History, New York Times, Jan. 16 1988

MULTIMEDIA

Photos:
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PRODUCING PARTNERS

Ping Chong + Company, Apple Corp Theater

FUNDERS

Maraya was developed under the New Jersey Governor’s Challenge for Excellence program. It is produced in part with public funds from the National Endowment for the Arts and New York State Council on the Arts.