STORIES HIGH XVI
Bindlestiff Studio proudly presents Stories High XVI - the culmination of our long-running annual page-to-stage workshop series which opens Oct 13, thru Oct 29.
Presenting six one-act plays that feature pop divas, popping the question, urban legends, killer fashion, national tragedy, bike lane politics, and much more!
"I Love You, Mariah"
Late-90s Mariah Carey supplies the soundtrack to this timeless tale about the confusing nature of teenage friendships.
Written by Jasmin Hoo. Directed by George Imperial. Starring: Lorenz Gonzales, Melanie Elvena, and Paula Sison.
Everything in San Francisco is political, even a simple bike ride.
Written by Glen Jermyn Andag. Directed by Chris Hunt. Starring: Glen Jermyn Andag, Mike Abella, Missa Perron, Giancarlo Cariola, and Benita Benavides.
"Love is Love"
A harrowing, human, heartfelt exploration of sisterhood, inspired by real-life events.
Written by Grace Burns. Directed by David Ragaza. Starring: Golda Sargento and Caroline Calderone.
An urban legend receives a modern twist as worlds collide on Manilas infamous Balete Drive.
Written by Benita Benavides. Directed by Laura Paule. Starring: Paula Sison, Thuy Tran, and Giancarlo Cariola.
"Last Night with Madame Bloody Bosom"
An immortal vampiress in desperate need of a makeover demonstrates that fashion is truly a cutthroat industry.
Written by Ed Mabasa. Directed by Juan Berumen. Starring: Lauren Garcia, Missa Perron, and Rizal Adanza.
"The Future Mrs. Pu"
A heartsick waitress attempts to aid a stuttering patrons imminent wedding proposal.
Written by Abigail Pañares. Directed by Joe Cascasan. Starring: Thuy Tran and Manny Cabrera.
October 13-29, Thursdays Saturdays, 8pm.
Community Preview Wednesday, Oct 12.
Opening-weekend reception, Oct 15, immediately following performance. Catered by local vendors.
185 Sixth St.
San Francisco, CA 94103
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Sponsored in part by:
PAWA (Philippine American Writers and Artists), Inc.
San Francisco Grants for the Arts
San Francisco Arts Commission
Theatre Bay Area
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About Bindlestiff Studio:
Originally opened in 1989, Bindlestiff Studio became the only permanent, community-based performing arts venue in the nation dedicated to showcasing Filipino American and Pilipino artists. Bindlestiff Studio provides the often under-served Filipino American community access to diverse offerings in theatrical productions, music and film festivals, workshops in directing, production, acting, stand-up comedy, and writing, as well as a children and youth theater programs.
We are one of the proud institutions of the newly christened SoMa Pilipinas Cultural Heritage District.
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185 Sixth Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
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