"Houston’s intimate focus benefits from moving performances in Jon Lawrence Rivera’s sensitive, finely tuned staging. “Calligraphy” is not a play about huge events, but the emotional stakes are high as Hiromi and her cousin try to bring about a face-to-face reconciliation between their feuding mothers while there’s still time." Los Angeles Times
A WORLD PREMIERE PLAY co-produced with the Latino Theater Co.
A play that examines the enduring legacy of traditional Japanese bonds amid the complexities of contemporary multinational relations, as two cousins — one American, the other Japanese — cope with the increasing frailties of their respective aging mothers.
- starring: Melody Butiu, Kevin Daniels, Fran de Leon, Emily Kuroda and Jeanne Sakata
- scenic designer: Ann Sheffield
- lighting designer: Debra Lockwood
- sound designer: Bob Blackburn
- producer: Diane Levine