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KPCC Play Reading Series - ENGLISH ONLY

Saturday, October 16, 2010, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
The Crawford Family Forum 474 South Raymond Avenue Pasadena, CA 91105 Map and directions

In partnership with KPCC, Little Fish Theatre Company and TorranceLive! Works-In-Progress presented a live staged reading of ENGLISH ONLY by playwright Annette Lee. Seventeen year old Scarlett Wong is trying to lead the All-American teenage life but her new neighbors who don't speak English are making it tough. Set in the 1980's, ENGLISH ONLY is based on the true events of the city of Monterey Park and its battle over English as its official language. This reading was directed by John Powers and featured Jenny Kang, Michelle Rios, Jeison Azali, Mark Nelson, Nancy Brennan, Bill Wolski, Ken Seeraty, Frank Pepito, Ewan Chung, and Perry Daniel. There was a post-reading Q&A moderated by KPCC’s Hettie Lynne Hurtes. Photo Credit: Andy Sheng | Otis & Lucy Photography