04/18 – Adam and Yoshi (New Work)
Wednesday (04/18) is our third new work of 2012, Adam & Yoshi by North Hollywood playwright Tom Cavanaugh. ADAM & YOSHI is a comedy about a young lawyer who falls in love with a girl that thinks and dresses like a Japanese Anime super hero named Yoshi. Adam tries to deal with his unhappy home and career as family pressures him to join the family law firm. All the while, Yoshi tries to teach him how to envision a different reality for himself.
Tom Cavanaugh is a playwright whose play, Behold, was seen at the Utah Shakespeare Festival. He won the Irene Bashore Playwrighting Award from L.A.’s FirstStage for his one-act play, Wonder. He holds an MFA from the Actors Studio Drama School.
The reading will take place next Wednesday, April 18th at 7 pm at Rise Up Theatre: Sky Lounge 4930 Lankershim, NoHo, 91601.
Adam – Will Collyer
Yoshi – Emily Clark Simpson
Mom – Pat Lentz
Dad – Jim McCaffree
Jason – Oscar Gubelman
Karen – Meghan Allison
Stage Directions – Allie Costa
Come and bring a friend and as always there will be wine (for a donation)