Eclectic Theater Stages Goodisman Double Bill CHE and THE GATE, Now thru 5/9

Eclectic Theater presents a double bill of works by Leonard D. Goodisman, CHE and THE GATE, beginning tonight, April 11 and running through May 9, 2015.

A double bill, two one acts.

CHE, one act evocation of Che Guevara, a disillusioned medical doctor who grew into a dissident, a rebel, a warrior, an idol, a symbol, perhaps a god, with the people who suffered and grew alongside him.

THE GATE, one act, a black GI in the Korean War falls in love with a Korean woman. Her family, the army, everyone opposes their marriage. Even years later, in retirement in the U.S., with a bit of Korea with them, discord pursues them, but reconciliation and something inspirational or even greater prevails.

On the production team are stage managers Mari Cannon and Megan Brewer, set designer Kim Rosin, lighting designer Zanna Paulson and sound designer Joseph Weisnewski.

THE GATE

Directed by Margie Slovan
Cultural/dialect consultant - Hayoun Oh
Costume designer Oneda Harris

Starring:

Larry - Butch Stevenson
Choi - Tomoko Saito
Father - Leroy Chin
Mother - Eloisa Cardona
Captain/Minister/Chair - Chip Wood

CHE

Directed by Roy Arauz
Fight choreography by Chris Martinez
Costume designer Desiree Jones

Starring:

Che - Chris Martinez
Tita - Maristela Diaz
Castro and others - Steve Gallion
Bolivian Guard - David Rodriguez-Jenkins
Tania and others - Emily Feliciano

Preview Sat. April 11th Pay What You Can. Regular run: April 11- May 9 Thur, Fri, Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm. Tickets available at Brown Paper Tickets: $25 General Admission; $20 Online/ TPS Members at the door; $15 Union/Veteran/Military; $12 Students/Seniors; Free for SAG-AFTRA and AEA. The Eclectic Theater is located at 1214 10th Ave Capitol Hill, Seattle. For more information, click here.

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