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.
Joseph O. Legaspi, Vaimoana Niumeitolu, Pauline Park, Zohra Saed, Raj Thakkar, Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai
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
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)
National Asian American Theater Festival 2007
Queens Theatre in the Park
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.