FHERocious New Play Readings


   FAST COMPANY , by  Carla Ching    Nov. 12 | Saturday | 8p  Directed by  Keiko Shimosato Carreiro  In this comedy heist, a family of grifters is so busy double-crossing each other that they lose sight of the greatest grifter of them all. Fast, funny, dark and dangerous—this skewed look at family and ambition keeps us guessing about who’s winning and who's getting conned.  Featuring Lily Tung Crystal*, Monica Ho, Jomar Tagatac* and Phil Wong. 

FAST COMPANY, by Carla Ching
Nov. 12 | Saturday | 8p
Directed by Keiko Shimosato Carreiro
In this comedy heist, a family of grifters is so busy double-crossing each other that they lose sight of the greatest grifter of them all. Fast, funny, dark and dangerous—this skewed look at family and ambition keeps us guessing about who’s winning and who's getting conned.
Featuring Lily Tung Crystal*, Monica Ho, Jomar Tagatac* and Phil Wong. 


   LIKE ME , by Victoria Chong Der   Nov. 13 | Sunday | 2p  Directed by  May Liang  A bold new work on sex trafficking in Oakland and its youngest victims, told through the stories of four girls, their friendships, rivalries, and struggle for freedom.  Featuring Brit Frazier*, Charisse Loriaux, Grace Ng, Maryssa Wanlass* and Aaron Wilton*.

LIKE ME, by Victoria Chong Der
Nov. 13 | Sunday | 2p
Directed by May Liang
A bold new work on sex trafficking in Oakland and its youngest victims, told through the stories of four girls, their friendships, rivalries, and struggle for freedom.
Featuring Brit Frazier*, Charisse Loriaux, Grace Ng, Maryssa Wanlass* and Aaron Wilton*.


 When the Donnellys gather for a weekend in the country, both an internal storm and a literal storm brews. As this brood of famous, longing-to-be-famous, and kind-of-a-mess, but totally Caucasian family comes together, some hilarious, really complicated, and very unique secrets are revealed (over white wine). A parody coupled with moments of disorienting sincerity,  Two Mile Hollow  explores the dysfunctional family genre with brutality, awe and compassion.   Featuring Bonnie Akimoto*, Rinabeth Apostol*, Leon Goertzen*, Lisa Hori-Garcia* and Lee Robin Salazar. 

When the Donnellys gather for a weekend in the country, both an internal storm and a literal storm brews. As this brood of famous, longing-to-be-famous, and kind-of-a-mess, but totally Caucasian family comes together, some hilarious, really complicated, and very unique secrets are revealed (over white wine). A parody coupled with moments of disorienting sincerity, Two Mile Hollow explores the dysfunctional family genre with brutality, awe and compassion. 
Featuring Bonnie Akimoto*, Rinabeth Apostol*, Leon Goertzen*, Lisa Hori-Garcia* and Lee Robin Salazar. 


   SAFE HOUSE , by  Geetha Reddy    Nov. 20 | Sunday | 1p  Directed by  Torange Yeghiazarian  Enter the isolation chamber of a stay-at-home mother raising a pair of profoundly different twins, June and July. As her world becomes smaller, she goes to extreme measures to survive the threats of the modern world. When real disaster strikes, will she be ready? On this anniversary of September 11th,  Safe House  asks how we’ve progressed as a country in the last 15 years and if we’ve evolved in our fears and perceptions of the "other."  Featuring Sofia Ahmad*, J Jha, Leyla Modirzadeh* and Wayne Lee*. 

SAFE HOUSE, by Geetha Reddy
Nov. 20 | Sunday | 1p
Directed by Torange Yeghiazarian
Enter the isolation chamber of a stay-at-home mother raising a pair of profoundly different twins, June and July. As her world becomes smaller, she goes to extreme measures to survive the threats of the modern world. When real disaster strikes, will she be ready? On this anniversary of September 11th, Safe House asks how we’ve progressed as a country in the last 15 years and if we’ve evolved in our fears and perceptions of the "other."
Featuring Sofia Ahmad*, J Jha, Leyla Modirzadeh* and Wayne Lee*. 


   HERCULINE AND LOLA , by  Dipika Guha    Nov. 20 | Sunday | 330p  Directed by  Desdemona Chiang  While vacationing in Amsterdam, American teenager Lola begins to hallucinate. A century earlier, frustrated and misunderstood, schoolteacher Herculine  retreats into a solitary white room.  Herculine and Lola  is a story about two people united by the power of their imagination and by love--inspired by the diary of the first "true hermaphrodite" Herculine Barbin.  Featuring Esperanza Catubig*, Keiko Shimosato Carreiro*, Rob Dario, Melissa Locsin*, Charisse Loriaux*,   Mohammad Shehata*,   Beverly Sotelo*, Ogie Zulueta*

HERCULINE AND LOLA, by Dipika Guha
Nov. 20 | Sunday | 330p
Directed by Desdemona Chiang
While vacationing in Amsterdam, American teenager Lola begins to hallucinate. A century earlier, frustrated and misunderstood, schoolteacher Herculine  retreats into a solitary white room. Herculine and Lola is a story about two people united by the power of their imagination and by love--inspired by the diary of the first "true hermaphrodite" Herculine Barbin.
Featuring Esperanza Catubig*, Keiko Shimosato Carreiro*, Rob Dario, Melissa Locsin*, Charisse Loriaux*, Mohammad Shehata*, Beverly Sotelo*, Ogie Zulueta*

* Actor appears courtesy of Actors' Equity Association