Sleeper opens at Bindlestiff next week


Received this email a few minutes ago, and thought this might prove useful for those wanting some Asian American culture next week. There’ll be a new play showing from July 7 – July 16 at BindleStiff Studio. It’s called “Sleeper,” and it’s produced by the Asian American Theater Company and written by Samantha Chanse (who happens to be a friend of a friend of mine — small world).

Here’s the scoop, verbatim from the email:

Bindlestiff Studio and the Asian American Theater Company premiere a new play about fate, friends, family, & fruit baskets

SLEEPER (A Chronicle of the Return of the Remarkable)

Addicted to playing cards and the half-hearted pursuit of job interviews, a young woman is visited by a young man with a strange invitation: to join him as a would-be prophet. Replete with rapid-fire banter, paranormal activity, and secreted children, Sleeper is a comedic tale of a distracted writer and a long-lost brother in search of activation.

Produced by Bindlestiff Studio and the Asian American Theater Company; written by Samantha Chanse, directed by Oliver Saria, and performed by Alexandra Wong, Susan Chung, Ryan Oden, James Lontayao, and Todd Nakagawa.

Dates/Time: July 7 – 16, 2005
7/7 – 7/9 at 8pm
7/10 at 6pm
7/14 – 7/15 at 8pm
Saturday, 7/16, 2 shows at 7:30pm and 9:30pm

Location: Bindlestiff Studio, 505 Natoma (cross street 6th Street) San Francisco, 94103

Cost: $9 – 25, sliding scale

To reserve tickets, call Bindlestiff Studio at 415.255.0440.
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