Mangoes, Cigaretts and my Mama's Hands
Guild Complex

The Asian American Artists Collective presents a multimedia production written, directed, acted, and produced by and for Asian American women.


9/6/00 - 9/6/00


The Asian American Artists Collective presents a multimedia production written, directed, acted, and produced by and for Asian American women. This production features Anida Yoeu Esguerra, Emily Chang, Gina Magsombol, Lani Montreal, Sujatha Fernades, Maya Amago, Sharmili Majmudar, and Marissa Graciosa in a multimedia collaboration weaving memories and experiences of the Asian woman in America. Join the sisters in their journey of story and song as they bridge gaps between generations, geography and culture. Each act is directed by the author of each piece.

SCENE I: Memories by Emily w/ Sujatha, Anida, Lani, Sharmili, Gina, Maya;
SCENE II: Evolving into Me by Anida w/ all cast members;
SCENE III: Mangalore is Terrible During the Rains by Sujatha w/ Marlon Esguerra, Jay Monteverde;
SCENE IV: Connections by Lani w/ Emily;
SCENE V: Goddess by Sharmili w/ Sujatha, Anida, and singers;
SCENE VI: Gising na Anak (Wake Up My Child) by Gina w/ singers;
SCENE VII: FED UP!!! Marissa, Sharmili, Anida, Maya, & Jay;
SCENE VIII: Crossing the Border on the Amtrak by Lani w/ Maya, Emily, Marissa, Sharmili, Sujatha,& Jay;
SCENE IX: Language by Sharmili w/ Sujatha;
SCENE X: In Measured Steps by Emily w/ Gina, Maya & Marissa;
SCENE XI: De-marginalization by Emily w/ all cast members

Director
Anida Yoeu Esguerra, Emily Chang, Gina Magsombol, Lani Montreal, Sujatha Fernades, Maya Amago, Sharmili Majmudar, and Marissa Gr

Performers
Anida Yoeu Esguerra, Emily Chang, Gina Magsombol, Lani Montreal, Sujatha Fernades, Maya Amago, Sharmili Majmudar, and Marissa Graciosa

Tags: Literary, Asian, 2000