A SEXY ROM-COM FOR BOTH HOPELESS ROMANTICS & CYNICS
Following the sudden death of her Japanese mother – Emi, a twenty-something biracial woman – begins to urgently question her own legacy. Afraid that she is white-washing her Asian culture that she is now solely responsible for, she dumps her perfect white boyfriend of three years in pursuit of a hot Asian doctor husband. But nobody is what they seem to be in this highly theatrical comedy that asks the question: is love truly blind? Or are our relationships just a carefully curated conglomeration of our own racial bias?
August 16 - September 1, 2019
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Hot Asian Doctor Husband will take place at Mixed Blood Theatre located at 1501 S 4th St, Minneapolis, MN 55454
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MEET THE PLAYWRIGHT
LEAH NANAKO WINKLER is a Japanese American playwright from Kamakura, Japan and Lexington Kentucky. Her plays have been published in Nanjing University’s Stage and Screen Reviews, Smith and Krauss, Sam French, and Dramatists Play Service. She was an artist in residence at New Group/Urban Arts Initiative, a winner of the 2015 Samuel French OOB Short Play Festival, a 2015 and 2016 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize nominee, a two time recipient of the A/P/A commission for the Japanese American National Museum, a recipient of the Truman Capote Fellowship for Creative Writing, a member of the Dorothy Strelsin New American Playwrights Group, a 2016 Sloan Commission recipient with the Ensemble Studio Theatre, a commissioned writer with 2G, a 2016-2018 Time Warner fellow at the Women’s Project, an alumnus of Youngblood, and a 2017