100 Years of Radio Drama
Although we are used to seeing plays on a stage, some early theatrical performances took place over radio. Learn more about the origins of radio plays and their relevance to this day.
Audio Description of the Friendship Quilt
Listen to an audio description of the friendship quilt that the Auntie Sewing Squad made for writer/performer Kristina Wong, on display at The Armory throughout the run of Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord.
Anti-Asian Sentiment During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Kristina Wong emphasizes the affects of anti-Asian hate during the COVID-19 pandemic in her show. Learn more about the resurgence of AAPI hate and the affects it had on these communities.
Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord Plot Summary
Spoiler alert! A brief overview of Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord.
Auntie Sewing Squad
Learn more about the origin of the Auntie Sewing Squad and how Kristina Wong earned her iconic title "Sweatshop Overlord."
Timeline of Events Mentioned in Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord
This production highlights many recent worldwide events. Check out this timeline to understand the order of these events in detail.
Kristina Wong: An Artist Statement
The playwright and performer of Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord discusses finding the balance between humor and sincerity to tackle difficult subjects in her work on stage.
Reviews of It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play
"Unique loved the intimate feel of it."
"What a wonderful, feel-good, sweet classic. I love the entire cast!"
"Very creative and moving rendition of this classic."
"I needed an uplifting performance like this. 2022 had been a rough year. Thank you for the fun show!"...
Reviews of Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord
"This social commentary — both fierce and darkly funny — was the theater experience I didn’t know I needed. I left feeling I could almost wrap my mind around what we’ve been through and inspired to meet the next news cycle with more compassion and ...
the ripple, the wave that carried me home Plot Summary
Spoiler alert! A brief overview of the ripple, the wave that carried me home.
From the Director: Daniel J. Bryant
The director of the ripple, the wave that carried me home discusses the complicated history of Black people's relationship to water, and the way the play "offers a powerful return to the water and takes us on the incredibly personal journey of finding strength, freedom, and joy through forgiveness."
Diving Deep: How Pool Segregation Sprung a Movement
Since the first public pool was opened in Boston in 1868, there have been strict regulations on who can and cannot share the water.
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