Our Perspective Presents: Horror and Comedy Play Readings


Goodman Theatre

170 N Dearborn St, Chicago, Illinois 60601


October 5, 2019
7:30 pm
9:30 pm

Our Perspective: Asian American Play Readings present readings about the horrors and comedies of humanity.

The danger of Korean beauty products, the fear of assimilation, and fighting kung fu zombies to return Home are just some of the horror and comedy themes explored through the Asian American lens at the last Our Perspective play reading of 2019.

RSVP for your free tickets now before this reading fills to capacity. General admission seating. Read more about the highly successful Our Perspective play reading series at Our-Perspective.com

Cast announced soon!

"K Beauty or You Have to Take Care Of It" by Preston Choi . Directed by Jonald Reyes

The perfect Korean skincare routine is out there... waiting for you... You Have To Take Care Of It.

"The F*ck House” by Susan H. Pak. Directed by Daniella Wheelock

A Korean American teen and her best friend navigate the terrors of the midwestern suburbs. Now entering junior high, all Mo wants to be is “normal,” and assimilate into invisibility. Unfortunately, this will alienate her best friend, who only wants to be “special.” Will their friendship survive?

"Kung Fu Zombies vs Cannibals" by Saymoukda Vongsay. Directed by Marie Tredway

More info to come!

"Our Perspective: Asian American Play Readings” is a staged play reading series intended to provide inspiration, space, and audiences for Midwest Asian Pacific American playwrights, directors, and actors. These are script-in-hand concert readings where actors read plays written and directed by Asian Pacific Americans at Chicago’s top theaters. Presented by Asian Improv Arts Midwest’s AA Arts Incubator, “Our Perspective” is the first ever Asian American play reading series in the Midwest. These history making events are long overdue.

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