Ping Chong

47 Great Jones Street, New York, NY 10012
T: 212 529 1557 F: 212 529 1703
info@pingchong.org

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UE/Asian America, 2007

ABOUT

UE/Asian America is a powerful exploration of the Asian-American experience in New York, featuring real people telling their personal experiences of creating cultural identity out of a rich and complex heritage. The cast consists of six artists, writers, and activists from diverse Asian-American backgrounds (South Asia, Pacific Islands, Central Asia, East Asia), each sharing their own real-life experiences.

CAST

Joseph O. Legaspi, Vaimoana Niumeitolu, Pauline Park, Zohra Saed, Raj Thakkar, Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai

ARTISTIC TEAM

Written and directed by: Ping Chong and Sara Zatz, in collaboration with the cast
Stage Manager: Courtney Golden
Lighting/Technical Director: Brant Thomas Murray
Production Coordinator: Kristina Vashavskaya

PERFORMANCE HISTORY

Premiere: Asian Cultural Festival, Queens Theatre in the Park, Queens NY (April 2007)
Tour: Asia Society (Manhattan) and Pregones Theater (Bronx) as part of The National Asian American Theater Festival (June 2007)

PRESS

Undesirable Elements, NY Theatre, Jun. 15, 2007
Varied Voices, Gay City News, Jun. 8, 2007

COMMUNITY PARTNERS

National Asian American Theater Festival 2007
Queens Theatre in the Park

FUNDERS

Made possible in part by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, New York State Council on the Arts, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, Leon Levy Foundation, Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, Nathan Cummings Foundation, and MetLife Foundation, the National Sponsor of Undesirable Elements.