Native Voices 2019

Festival of New Plays

Join us for Native Voices at the Autry’s 25th Festival of New Plays

All readings take place in the Theodore and Adele Shank Theatre. General admission seating. FREE, reservations required.

Saturday, June 1st

1:00 pmQuantum 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.

4:00 pmFlowers of Hawaii by Lee Cataluna (Native Hawaiian)
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.

There will be a reception between readings from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Sunday, June 2nd

1:00 pmMissing 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?

There will be a reception prior to this reading at 12:00 pm

Made possible through the generous support of
The James Irvine Foundation

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