IMPACT by Ray Yamanouchi

5/18/2020 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM ET

The Play: 
Childhood friends Naomi Xiu and Zack Booker's paths have led them to different worlds—Zack working for an Asian American civil rights group, and Naomi serving as a police officer. But when a gunshot rings out in a stairwell of a Bronx housing project, they become starkly linked—and the reverberations will ripple through their lives, the city and beyond.

When: May 18, 2020 at 7:00 PM
            Please note there will be no late seating at this performance.

Where: Arden Theatre's Hamilton Family Arts Center, 62 N. 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

The Playwright:

Ray Yamanouchi (PlayPenn Conference Playwright, 2018, Tha Chink-Mart was born in Queens, raised on Long Island, and received a BA in film and theatre from Hunter College in Manhattan. His plays include It’s Our Kitchen (Semi-finalist, Iati Theater Cimientos 2017), Tha Chink-Mart (Semi-finalist, Princess Grace Award 2016), Impact (Semi-finalist, National Playwrights Conference 2017), and The American Tradition (Finalist, New Light New Voices Award 2017). He has developed work with WT Theatre, Mission to (dit)Mars, The Blank Theatre, Rising Circle Theater Collective, and Ars Nova. You can find him online @NotoriousYAMs and as the host of RE:, a talk show about theatre in NYC (

Registration Type

General Admission



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