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Aya Ogawa (USA)


Shiva Theater

Saturday, January 5 - Wednesday, January 9

Running Time: 75 minutes

Members and Partners: $20
Full: $25 + fees

There will be no late seating.

Photo by: Ryutaro Mishima

INCOMING! is Under the Radar’s festival within a festival, featuring in-process works of artistic ambition by the wildly diverse artists of the Devised Theater Working Group.

is an intimate autobiography that explores playwright/director Aya Ogawa’s fractured relationship with her long-deceased and enigmatic father. Through a series of turbulent, absurd, and poignantly comic vignettes, Ogawa reveals the seemingly insurmountable cultural and generational gap between herself and her father, and the questions she faces in her own motherhood today.  A theatrical memorial and healing ritual for the audience, this darkly humorous, tender, and inventive play considers how we inherit and bequeath failure, and what it takes to forgive.

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This project was developed through the Parent Artist Space Grant and AIR Program at Brooklyn Arts Exchange.

Subsidized studio space provided by The Play Company through the A.R.T./New York Creative Space Grant, supported by the Andrew W. Melon Foundation. Support for The Nosebleed was provided by a residency at Mount Tremper Arts.

Support for the DEVISED THEATER WORKING GROUP (DTWG) provided by Jerome Foundation. Support for UNDER THE RADAR provided by Select Equity FoundationVirginia & Timothy Millhiser, and The W Trust.

Season support provided by the Blavatnik Family Foundation.

The LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust provides leadership support for The Public Theater’s year-round activities.

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Written and Directed by Aya Ogawa

Featuring: Drae Campbell, Kristine Haruna Lee, Jason Quarles and Saori Tsukada

Set & Costume DesignerJian Jung

Lighting DesignerJeanette Oi-Suk Yew

Assistant Director, Stage Manager and Design Associate: Elizabeth Mak 

Assistant Director and Assistant Stage Manager: Kiyo Kamisawa