Five residents of Washington DC, not actors by profession, step on to the stage, moving out of their daily roles to share extraordinary stories from their own lives Five Stories. Five Lives. Five Communities: Costa Rica, Guatemala, Liberia, Mexico, Vietnam.
Marlene Calista Cooper, Sandy Hoa Dang, Eugenio Longoria, Arnoldo Ramos, Alida Yath
Written and directed by: Ping Chong with Michael Rohd, in association with the cast
Associate Director: Michael Rohd
Project Manager: Rebecca Read Medrano
Associate Producers: Kim Chan & Soledad
Project Coordinator/Stage Manager: Susan Oetgen
Transcriber: Cris Ibarra
Technical Director: Edgar R. Ovando
Photography: Nestor Hernández
Premiere: Gala Teatro Hispano, Washington DC (June 2000)
Tour: Rosslyn Spectrum Theater, Arlington VA (October 2001)
Brown, DeNeen L. “Foreign No More.” Washington Post 2 June 2000: C1+
Gala Teatro Hispano, Washington Performing Arts Society
Supported by Artists & Communities, a program of Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts.