Hannah and the Dread Gazebo
by Jiehae Park
Full Length Play, Comedy / 2m, 4f
"If you’re keen to have your mind expanded by an evening of theater that is not going to be comparable to anything you’ll see anytime soon, Hannah and the Dread Gazebo is a good place to start." - Mail Tribune
"If you’re keen to have your mind expanded by an evening of theater that is not going to be comparable to anything you’ll see anytime soon, Hannah and the Dread Gazebo is a good place to start." - Mail Tribune, Read More
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- Strong Language
- Mild Adult Themes
- Minimum Fee: $100 per performance
- Mandatory Music/Media Fee: $15 per performance
- Time Period: Present Day, New Millennium/21st Century
- Duration: 90 minutes
- Setting: Here and Now
NYC and South Korea in the winter of 2011, just before the death of Kim Jong Il.
- Additional Features: No intermission
- Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
FATHER (50s) - professor. Keeps It Together for the Family. Emotionally clueless.
MOTHER (50s) - in a deep depression. Gardening fanatic and HGTV addict.
VOICE/ GRANDMA/ MRS. LEE/ OLD MAN IN COAT/ OFFICIAL/ NURSE/ MR. KWON/ KIM JONG IL/ GRANDMOTHER TIGER - trickster-lost-soul-friend-voice-of-god. May or may not have been here since the beginning of the world. Possible memory loss.
DANG (early-mid 20s) - recent graduate and professional slacker. Has-a-band-sort-of. Good kid.
GIRL (20s) - activist in search of a cause. Used-to-have-a-band-sort-of. Blunt.
- Role(s) for Asian Actor(s)
Hannah and the Dread Gazebo premiered at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland, OR in March 2017 under the direction of Chay Yew.