The Great Khan
By Michael Gene Sullivan
Directed by Jess McLeod
Production Photos from Rolling World Premiere Production of The Great Khan at San Diego Repertory Theatre. Photos by Rich Soublet.
Jayden: Jerome Beck | Ant: Mikayla LaShae Bartholomew | Gao-Ming: Molly Adea | Genghis Khan: Brian Rivera | Crystal: Brittney M. Caldwell | Mr. Adams: Dylan Seaton
Playwright: Michael Gene Sullivan | Director: Jess McLeod |Stage Manager: Kira Vine | Asst. Stage Manager: Kate Thorvick | Dramaturg: Maddie Williams | Scenic Designer: Yi-Chien Lee | Costume Designer: Faith James | Lighting Designer: Rebecca Jeffords | Sound Designer: Tosin Olufolabi | NNPN Producer in Residence: Rebecca Myers
How to Defend Yourself
By Lily Padilla
Directed by Marti Lyons
Production Photos from How to Defend Yourself at the 43rd Humana Festival with Actors Theatre of Louisville
Molly Adea - Nikki | David Ball - Andy | Anna Crivelli - Brandi |
Abby Leigh Huffstetler - Kara | Ariana Mahallati - Mojdeh | Jonathan Moises Olivares - Eggo | Gabriela Ortega - Diana
Playwright: Lily Padilla | Director: Marti Lyons | Dramaturg: Jessica Reese | Scenic Designer: Kimie Nishikawa | Costume Designer: Dina Abd El-Aziz | Lighting Designer: Heather Gilbert | Sound Designer: Luqman Brown | Movement Director: Stephanie Paul | Fight Director: Drew Fracher | Stage Manager: Jan Hubert
Brandi starts teaching her peers self-defense after fraternity brothers assault one of her sorority sisters. Visceral and provocative, How to Defend Yourself examines the impact of rape culture, on campus and beyond.
Production photos from Self-Conchas at OnStage Playhouse
Molly Adea - Shelly
Hannah Trujillo - Concha
Lupe Saucedo - Consuelo
Written by Wendy Maples, Crystal Mercado, Veronica Burgess, Carlenne Lacosta, Reanne Lacosta, Nicole Odiawa, Natalie Ovalle, Mel Rico, Sinai Rico, Natalie Tommasino, Alejandra Villanueva, Sofia Zaragoza
Self-Conchas is about three San Diego girls - a Chicana, a Filipina, and a Mexicana - explore their immigrant identities all while surviving their first year in a new territory: middle school.
By Bocon Arts and TuYo Theatre
Directed by Wendy Maples and Crystal Mercado
Wagner New Play Festival
Molly Adea - Nikki | Mary Rose Branick - Kara | Ariana Mahallati - Mojdeh | Fedra Ramirez - Diana | Trevor Rintzler - Eggo | Garrett Schulte - Andy | Andrea Van Den Boogard - Brandi
Scenic Designer: Yi-Chien Lee | Costume Designer: Annie Le | Lighting Designer: Minjoo Kim | Sound Designer: Steven Leffue | Dramaturg: Gabe Greene | Production Stage Manager: Amber R. Dettmers
Seven college students gather for a DIY self-defense workshop after a sorority sister is raped. HOW TO DEFEND YOURSELF explores what you want, how to ask for it, and the insidious ways rape culture steals one's body and sense of belonging.
How to Defend Yourself
By Lily Padilla
Directed by Kim Rubinstein
By Caryll Churchill
Directed by Jon Reimer
Production photos from The Skriker at UCSD
Molly Adea | Cassandra Gutierrez | Yan Chen | Olivia Torres | Ceres Trinh | Sylvette Teman | Jalani Blankenship | Ryan Martinez | Erin Li | Isabele De Lima | Sarah Gray | Alexandra King | Levani Korganashvili | Emma Langton | Stephen Lightfoot | Natalie Lin | Andrew Olson | August Robinson | Jamie Scangarella
Scenic Designer: Nancy Chao | Costume Designer: Samantha Englander | Lighting Designer: Michelle Yang Xiao | Sound Designer and Composer:James Reid| Dramaturg and Vocal Coach: Kristen Tregar | Music Director: James Forest Reid | Assistant Director: Farah Dinga | Production Stage Manager: Bryan P. Clements | Assistant Stage Managers: Hope Binfeng Ding, Hazel Park
An ancient fairy that shapeshifts into various people as it pursues Lily and Josie, two teenage mothers whom it befriends, manipulates, seduces, and entraps. Blending naturalism, horror and magical realism, The Skriker is a fantastical story of love, loss, and revenge.