Leviathan Lab Presents THE WALL: IMMIGRATION IN THE TIME OF 45
Leviathan Lab (Ariel Estrada, Producing Artistic Director) will present THE WALL: IMMIGRATION IN THE TIME OF 45, featuring new short plays on the immigration crisis by Asian American Playwrights at The Tank (312 West 36th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues) on Friday, October 26 at 7:00 PM and Saturday, October 27 at 7:00 PM. Tickets ($12 in advance, $15 at door) are available for advance purchase at www.thetanknyc.org. The performance will run approximately 75 minutes with no intermission. Liquor sales from the evening will benefit Immigrant Families Together, a network of Americans committed to rapid response unification of families separated by the 'zero tolerance' policy.
The evening's playwrights include Sheila Bandyopadhyay, Kaela Garvin, Daniel K. Isaac (THE CHINESE LADY; Billions), Cherry Lou Sy, and Sanaz Toosi. The evening will also feature a screening of a new short film American Immigrant by The Film Lab (Jennifer Betit Yen, Writer and Director). The performances are presented as part of Leviathan Lab's annual Living Room series of new short plays by Asian American Playwrights performed by Asian American actors and directors.
The featured plays include:
Excerpt from RISE/FALL
By Sheila Bandyopadhyay
*Appears courtesy of Actors' Equity Association. THE WALL: IMMIGRATION IN THE TIME OF 45 is an AEA approved showcase production.
ABOUT LEVIATHAN LAB
Founded in 2009, Leviathan Lab is an award-winning not-for-profit creative studio whose mission is the advancement of Asian and Asian American (A/AA) performing artists and their work. Through the speaking of A/AA artists' words, and the presentation of A/AA bodies, presence, and gestures on stage and film, Leviathan works to open spaces that promote social justice, bridge communities, and assert the power of art to change the world. We function as a lab where early-career and established A/AA artists can be courageous, experiment, and thrive as they create works that captivate the audiences we serve. www.leviathanlab.org.
ABOUT IMMIGRANT FAMILIES TOGETHER
Immigrant Families Together is a network of Americans committed to rapid response unification of families separated by the 'zero tolerance' policy. The mobilize to help parents currently detained through raising and paying of bond funds, providing pro bono legal representation, finding long-term housing, working with local organizations and government to expedite the process of achieving full custody, providing legal referral services, and the facilitation of rapid response teams. https://immigrantfamiliestogether.com/