Wednesday, December 13
INTO THE NUMBERS
by Christopher Chen
Directed by Mo Zhou
At The Museum of Chinese in American
A dream play about Rape of Nanking author Iris Chang, Into the Numbers by Christopher Chen is a meditation on the philosophical and psychological implications of researching genocide, as well as the toll media saturation plays in the process. Co-produced by Leviathan Lab and The Museum of Chinese in America, this public reading of Into the Numbers commemorates the 80th anniversary of the The Nanking Massacre.
Into the Numbers is directed by Mo Zhou and features Judy W. Chen, Matt Russell, Joe Ngo, Rebecca Street, and Daniel K. Isaac. Lighting design is by Marie Yokoyama and sound design by Matt Otto.
Tickets are available through the Museum of Chinese in America website www.mocanyc.org or by calling 855-955-MOCA.
Tickets prices (includes museum admission): $10/non-Members; $5/Student or Senior; Free for MOCA members.
Christopher Chen’s (Playwright) plays include The Hundred Flowers Project, The Late Wedding, Mutt, Caught and You Mean To Do Me Harm. Honors include The Obie Award and The Barrymore Award for Caught; The Glickman Award and Rella Lossy Award for The Hundred Flowers Project; the Lanford Wilson Award; the Sundance Institute/Time Warner Fellowship; and the Paula Vogel Playwriting Award, through which he was playwright in residence at The Vineyard. Commissions include American Conservatory Theatre, The Aurora, LCT3, Manhattan Theatre Club, Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Playwrights Horizons. A San Francisco native, Chris is a graduate of U.C. Berkeley, and holds an M.F.A. in playwriting from S.F. State.