A layer of bulletproof glass won’t protect Superstar Chinese Take-Out owners from the gentrification consuming the Point Breeze neighborhood in South Philly. When a trendy food co-op opens nearby, the Wu’s and their customers initially see it as a hipster annoyance, but as tensions mount they begin to recognize the intrusion as an act of war. Tinged with genuine humor and pathos, Wilder’s play examines the very human consequences of neighborhood redevelopment -- who benefits and who gets chewed up and spit out?
SALT PEPPER KETCHUP
by Josh Wilder
directed by Jerrell L. Henderson
October 26 – November 18, 2018
Tuesday - Wednesday @ 7pm
Thursday - Saturday @ 8pm
Sunday @ 2pm
Approximate running time:
2 hours including 15 minutes intermission
MEET THE CAST
Fenton Li JOHN WU
Chuja Seo LINDA WU
Miriam White MEGAN
Richard Stevens BOODAH
Jay Battle RAHEEM
Mark Christie TOMMY
Justin Pietropaolo PAUL
Kendra Holloway CECE
Tom Helmer Stage Manager
Lauren Tetlow Production Assistant
Arielle Brown, Dramaturg
Colin McIlvainie Set Designer
Marie Laster Asst Set Designer
Robin Stamey Lighting Designer
Larry Fowler Sound Designer
Tyler Tooker Props Designer
On Tuesday and Wednesday nights, feature informal discussions with the artists and complimentary coffee from Rival Bros. and treats from Insomnia Cookies.
Discussions occur after every performance during the run. These will be facilitated by local community members and fellow artists to foster conversation after the show, connecting the themes and events of the play to our larger community.
And check back fro more information about our Speaker Sundays!
PARENTS DAY OUT!
Drama for you + Drama free for your kids!
Presented by InterAct Theatre Company & Creative Caretakers
Sunday, November 11, 1:30 – 5:00 pm -- for only $25!
Get 3 & 1/2 hours of theatre themed fun for your kids from Creative Caretakers while you take in a matinee!
There will be a drama party at The Drake for kids 3 and up
(children must be potty trained)
(additional siblings only an extra $10 each)
Availability is limited ! RSVP Today!
Parents Day Out is sponsored in part by PNC Arts Alive.