The Frank Theatre Company (formerly Screaming Weenie) has taken the lead in presenting complex, multicultural productions that explore intersections of gender, sexual orientation, race, and ethnicity. Chris Gatchalian’s Falling In Time, which examined the ongoing trauma wrought by the Korean War in the lives of its participants and victims, was one example that I appreciated seeing.
Now The Frank Theatre Company is bringing “Ga Ting” (Family) to Richmond Gateway Theatre in March.
An immigrant Chinese couple attempts to come to terms with their son’s death, and who he truly was, by inviting his Caucasian boyfriend over for dinner.
Performed in English and Cantonese with English and Chinese surtitles ASL interpretation for 2 performances
A world premiere Produced by the frank theatre company and Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre, in partnership with The City of Richmond
Written by Minh Ly, Directed by Rick Tae, Featuring Michael Antonakos, BC Lee and Alanna Ong
March 22-30, 2014 Richmond Arts Centre 7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond
Beyond YVR has a strong interest in multicultural, multilingual theatre and is looking forward to this production.