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THE TWO KIDS THAT BLOW SHIT UP


by CARLA CHING
directed by RANDY REYES

September 9 - 18, 2016

 

Diana and Max meet at 9 years old, the day their parents start having an affair. In the ensuing decades, they see each other through highs and lows, trying not to make the same mistakes their parents did. A play about trying not to fall in love with your best friend so you end up hating them.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION


DATES

September 9 - 18, 2016

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VENUE INFO

THE TWO KIDS THAT BLOW SHIT UP will take place at Kilburn Theatre at Rarig Center on the University of Minnesota campus, located at 330 21st Ave S Minneapolis, MN 55455

 

CAST


 

SHERWIN
RESURRECCION

Max

SUN
MEE COMET

Diana

 
 

PRODUCTION TEAM


 

RANDY
REYES

Director

KATIE
KENFIELD

Stage Manager

JOSEPH
VANG

Assistant Stage Manager

SARAH
BRANDNER

Scenic/Lighting Designer

AARON
CHVATAL

Costume Designer

 
 
 

AKIEM
SCOTT

Sound Designer

MERRITT
RODRIGUEZ

Properties Designer

JASON
ALLYN-SCHWERIN

Technical Director

CHRISTINE
HWANG

Production Intern

 
 

PHOTOS


 

MEET THE PLAYWRIGHT


An LA native, Carla Ching stumbled upon pan-Asian performance collective Peeling at the Asian American Writers Workshop and wrote and performed with them for three years, which she still considers her first theater training. Her plays include Nomad Motel (2015 O’Neill Playwrights Conference; workshop with Roundabout Theater Company), Fast Company (South Coast Rep, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Lyric Stage, Pork Filled Productions; winner of the Edgerton New American Play Award and The Seattle Times’ Footlights Award for Top Play on a Smaller Stage ), TBA  (2g), The Sugar House at the Edge of the Wilderness (Ma-Yi Theater Company), and The Two Kids That Blow Shit Up (also currently running at Artists at Play in Los Angeles).She’s an alumna of The Women’s Project Lab, the Lark Play Development Center Writers Workshop, the CTG Writers’ Workshop and the Ma-Yi Writers Lab. Former Artistic Director of Asian American Theater Company, 2g.TBA is published in Out of Time and Place.Fast Company is published by Samuel French. BA, Vassar College. MFA, New School for Drama. Proud member of New Dramatists and The Kilroys. On television, Carla has written on USA’s Graceland, AMC’s Fear the Walking Dead and is currently writing on Amazon’s I Love Dick,executive produced by Sarah Gubbins and Jill Soloway. www.carlaching.com Twitter: @carlaching

THE TWO KIDS THAT BLOW SHIT UP was developed by and received its co-world premiere by Artists at Playin Los Angeles, CA; Julia Cho, Stefanie Wong Lau, and Marie-Reine Velez, Producing Artistic Leaders and Theater Mu in Minneapolis, MN; Randy Reyes, Artistic Director.