After a successful, critically acclaimed, limited run in New York in 2014, Pan Asian Rep is pleased to announce a return to Theatre Row's Studio Theatre June 22 - 25, 2016, followed by a national tour of NO-NO BOY.
Adapted from the iconic, groundbreaking novel by John Okada by Ken Narasaki, NO-NO BOY is directed by Pan Asian veteran artist, Ron Nakahara. With this powerful and timely story, marking the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII, Pan Asian is committed to reaching new audiences nationwide.
by Ken Narasaki
directed by Ron Nakahara
Adapted from the novel by John Okada
See the transcript for Tamio Spiegel's interview with playwright Ken Narasaki
Sets: Sheryl Liu
Karen Tsen Lee
Whit K. Lee
Claro de los Reyes
Shigeko Sara Suga
Lights: Tsubasa Kamei
Costumes: Carol Pelletier
Sound: Ian Wehrle
Stage Manager: Elis C. Arroyo
Assistant Stage Manager: Katie Kavett
“Few dramas have as effectively depicted the sense of being torn between two cultures in a time of war”-LA Weekly
Adapted from the groundbreaking novel by John Okada, NO-NO BOY follows draft resister Ichiro Yamada as he returns to Seattle following his release from prison.
Ken Narasakiís vivid adaptation depicts Ichiroís search for resolution among family, friends, and a community in transition following the resettlement of Japanese Americans on the West Coast after the war.