A world premiere from one of Seattle’s preeminent theatre artists, Keiko Green, Nadeshiko tells the stories of two generations of Asian women who are reclaiming their power from idealized perceptions of beauty.
Play By Keiko Green
Director Kaytlin McIntyre
APRIL 13- MAY 7, 2017 7:30 PM
Seattle Center Theater
is a playwright and performer based in Seattle. She received her BFA in Experimental Theater from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. Recent writing work includes: Nadeshiko, which was workshopped at the Seattle Repertory Theatre (where she a resident playwright), the book and lyrics for the full-length musical Bunnies, and the co-written full-length play Puny Humans (both at Annex Theatre). Her one-act Operation Hibernation was nominated for Best New Play by Broadway World Seattle, after its premiere in the 2013 Seattle Fringe Festival. Previous full-length works include Acedia (Co-writer; TinLily Productions, NYC; 2011), as well as the independently produced Freak Playground (Seattle; 2012), and Life.Cycle (Seattle; 2013). Her 10-minute play Experience Points has been performed at Annex Theatre, College of Southern Nevada Theatre, and Bainbridge Performing Arts. She has written shorter pieces for Seattle companies: Horse in Motion, Theater Schmeater, Playing in Progress, Wily West Productions, Island Theatre, and the Seattle One-Minute Play Festival. As an actor, she is a member of ACT Theatre’s 2016 Core Acting Company, where she has appeared in Stupid F#@*ing Bird, Bad Apples, and the upcoming Dangerous Liaisons. She has also appeared in The Comparables (Seattle Repertory Theatre), Othello and Love’s Labours Lost (Seattle Shakespeare Co/Wooden O), Amadeus and Caught (Seattle Public Theatre), The Memorandum (Strawberry Theatre Workshop), and Water by the Spoonful (Theatre22) — for which she is the 2016 Gregory Award winner of the People’s Choice Award for Best Supporting Actress in a play.