In recognition of Filipino American Heritage Month, University of the Pacific’s theatre department presents AURORA, a free staged reading by Jeannie Barroga.
This read celebrates both the launch of the FANHS Museum and the acquisition of Ms. Barroga’s full literary collection by Stanford University Green Library Special Collections. Readings of her plays are being showcased around the Bay Area.
Ms Barroga is the only Filipino American female playwright in this collection.
Synopsis: Aurora, Colorado was the 2012 site of a dozen deaths of which the accused pleads insanity – 20 miles away for a single murder, loved ones reflect on a similar plea.
Grady consumes true crime episodes – Wonderjay is mesmerized by video games – Hank needs to bag a buck – a family’s coping methods – June’s ghost observes them all.
This production is sponsored by and is the premier performance of TOASTCO – Telling Our Authentic Stories Theater Company.
Supported by the Kilusan Pilipino club of UOP, the Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS), Little Manila, and Jim T. Chong of “Wok Star Production”.
When: October 10, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Demarcus Brown Theatre at University of the Pacific