Eric is delighted to be playing Fred in the 46th annual production of A Christmas Carol at the Guthrie Theater. This year’s production makes major strides with accessibility and equity including a diverse cast and a ‘relaxed performance’ intended for audience members on the autism spectrum and many others for whom a traditional performance can be difficult to access. On stage now through December 29, 2018. Get your tickets while you still can!
We here at WorkSharp are always impressed and humbled by the amazing creativity and narratives coming out of the international Korean adoptee community. Eric was honored to be featured recently in two exciting adoptee-led online projects. The #AdopteesSpeak Project highlights community voices from #1988to2018 to track the changes in the attitudes and conversation around transnational adoption from the time of the 1988 Seoul Olympics (around the peak of international adoption from Korea) to present. Check out the project on Instagram @Adoptees.Speak and leave a comment!
Eric also sat down with Adapted Podcast and discussed several topics including birth family reunions, his career as an Asian American actor in the Twin Cities, and how one can never really know the true distance to the truth in any adoption story. Listen the the episode on iTunes here and let us know what you think. For all the adoptee readers out there, please consider adding your voices to these vibrant and heartfelt archives.
Eric makes his debut tonight as Timmy in Christina Baldwin's Minneapolis premiere of HAND TO GOD at the Jungle Theater. A wickedly funny dark comedy, Robert Askins play follows Jason (played by Riley O'Toole) as he deals with his wayward hand puppet Tyrone who has plans of his own for the church basement puppet ministry troupe he's been forced to join. Get your tickets at www.jungletheater.com before they sell out!
Eric was happy to curate and emcee the inaugural installment of AKOA (All Kinds of Awesome) Story Night. Untold Stories from the Korean Adoptee Community. The event was produced by NPA (Network of Politicized Adoptees) and hosted at The Loft Literary Center on March 16, 2018.
Eric will be in Kansas City September 12, 2016 to direct a staged reading of his play Middle Brother! For those of you playing along at home, the show premiered at Mu Performing Arts in 2014 and featured an all Asian American cast including (4 Korean adoptees). We're thrilled to bring the play to a new audience, and more importantly to celebrate with Tradewind Arts as they build capacity and momentum for the Asian American theater scene in Kansas City!
Know folks in the KC area that might be interested in a jet-setting imaginative story about a Midwestern Korean adoptee that reunites with his older birth brother? Send 'em our way! GET TICKETS HERE
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