Are You My Father or the dream ballet of north korea by Stephanie N. Walters

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      Stephanie wrote and revised this play in our Education classes and now it’s getting a free professional public reading at PlayPenn!

      When:
      May 14, 2018
      Time: 7pm

      Where:
      The Bluver Theater at The Drake, 302 S. Hicks Street, Philadelphia, PA

      Are You My Father or the dream ballet of north korea
      by Stephanie N. Walters

      Are You My Father … is a comedy exploring love and coming of age in one of the world’s most mysterious nations. Meet North Korean elite Min-Jun as she struggles with understanding freedom, disappointing family, and dreaming about Kim Il-Sung. Min-Jun’s world is rocked when she is magically spirited away to South Korea and a new life.

      This reading is free and open to the public.  

      Reservations end at 3pm the day of the reading. Seats will be available at the door.

      Questions? Contact email@playpenn.org

      Stephanie N. Walters is an emerging playwright in Philadelphia. She’s a first year member of The Foundry and studies with PlayPenn. Her most recent work, “Are You My Father or the dream ballet of north korea”, received a workshop with HBMG Foundation’s National Writers Retreat and a residency with Philadelphia Asian Performing Artists/Asian Arts Initiative. Additional plays have been produced and developed with Dragon’s Eye Theatre, Philadelphia Women’s Theatre Festival, Asian Arts Initiative, Revamp Collective, and Philadelphia’s Future is Female Festival. Stephanie is also a proud member of Actor’s Equity Association, a Barrymore Nominated actress, and a teaching artist. She is a graduate of Bucknell University, the London Dramatic Academy, and CAP21. Stephanie’s work gives new life to Korean mothers, evil dictators, lost lovers, bright children, dying Chinatowns, dating apps, and punk rock goddesses. Her whimsical, comedic, curious, and AZN plays can be found on NPX.