Native Voices 25th Annual Festival of New Plays
Part of the series Native Voices Festival of New Plays
Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 4:00 & 7:30 p.m. and Thursday, May 30, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
The Autry in Griffith Park
- Free Admission
- Space Is Limited / Reservations Recommended
About the Event
Readings & Playwrights
Quantum by Tara Moses (Seminole Nation of Oklahoma)
Ivy Johnson, a young woman of color adopted by an African American father and Mexican American mother, discovers her real identity and is shocked by the injustices and questions from her past that no one can explain.
The Autry: Wednesday, May 29, 4:00 p.m.
La Jolla Playhouse: Saturday, June 1, 1:00 p.m.
Flowers of Hawaii by Lee Catluna (Native Hawaiian)
**Please note that this play contains mature subject matter and may not be appropriate for all audiences.**
An extended Hawaiian family tackles the emotional ups and downs of life and its rites of passage told intergenerationally in this contemporary play powerfully brought together by a grandmother’s cherished china.
The Autry: Wednesday, May 29, 7:30 p.m.
La Jolla Playhouse: Saturday, June 1, 4:00 p.m.
Missing Peace by Kalani Queypo (Blackfeet and Hawaiian) and Kyle Puccia (Seneca)
Chase, a handsome and charismatic patient wakes up from a coma without any memory of who he is or his past life. As his memory returns so do the dark secrets he’s tried to bury. Forcing him to ask - is it possible to have a second chance at happiness?
The Autry: Thursday, May 30, 7:30 p.m.
La Jolla Playhouse: Sunday, June 2, 1:00 p.m.
Native Voices is Sponsored By
ACTORS’ EQUITY FOUNDATION • THE ANDREW W. MELLON FOUNDATION • LAURA AND DEAN BERESFORD • JUDITH CHIRLIN • DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS, CITY OF LOS ANGELES • EDISON INTERNATIONAL • JOYCE AND DAVID EVANS • CAROLE GOLDBERG AND DUANE CHAMPAGNE • DAVID HITZ • LEE HORWIN • HELENE JACOBS • JUDY JACOBS • LYNN JEFFRIES • LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF ARTS AND CULTURE • EMILY MANN • NBCUNIVERSAL • NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS • THE NISSAN FOUNDATION • PETER GLENVILLE FOUNDATION • JOHN QUICK AND MARTHA WIEDMAN • SEELEY W. MUDD FOUNDATION • JEAN BRUCE SCOTT AND RANDY REINHOLZ • DARYL AND STEVEN ROTH • RUTHERFORD FALLS • SHUBERT FOUNDATION, INC. • SONY PICTURES ENTERTAINMENT • SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA GAS COMPANY • U.S. BANK • WALT DISNEY IMAGINEERING • KATE AND JIM WOLF-PIZOR