Global Taxi Driver - Opening Night Event
- Film, Media & Entertainment
- EAST WEST PLAYERS, Los Angeles CA
Friday, May 10 @ 8PM
Directed by Corky Dominguez
Dramaturgy by Ova Saopeng
Performed by Gloria Baraquio, Oakland Bautista, Kimiko Broder, Yayoi Hara, Cayetano Juarez, Christina Sanchez, Ova Saopeng, Amy Shu
Who really cooks your meal? TeAda brings you tantalizing and provocative tales from LA’s restaurant scene. In stark contrast to cooking shows on reality T.V., this new ensemble theater performanceuncovers the untold experiences in the kitchens and dining rooms of today's restaurants. This multicultural ensemble mixes together a series of tasty images, stories, and mythology from the front and back of the house*, with a healthy dose of worker and immigrant perspective. Delicious Reality is a collaboration with TeAda Productions and two local organizations Restaurant Opportunity Center Los Angeles (ROC-LA) and Southeast Asian Community Alliance (SEACA).
*”Front and back of the House” is a term used in both restaurants and theater. “Front of the House” meaning the dining room, or the audience. “Back of the House” meaning kitchen or backstage.
TeAda Productions' Mission:
The mission of TeAda Productions is to expand the awareness of issues affecting underserved communities through the development and presentation of performances by people of color. TeAda's cross-disciplinary performances incorporate theater, performance art, and dance. TeAda embraces a fearless commitment to provide artists a space to explore cultural and political issues most relevant to their communities. TeAda serves as a bridge between the health, education, and social justics issues of these underserved communities.
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