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.
September 9 - 18, 2016
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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
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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.