Jennifer Ikeda will star in the world premiere production of Susan Soon He Stanton's Today Is My Birthday.
Jennifer Ikeda will star in the world premiere production of Susan Soon He Stanton's Today Is My Birthday.
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Page 73 Productions announced the casting for its world premiere production of Susan Soon He Stanton's Today Is My Birthday, which will run at the New Ohio Theatre November 28-December 23, with opening night set for December 7.

Directed by Kip Fagan, the production will feature Jennifer Ikeda (Vietgone), Jonathan Brooks, Ugo Chukwu, Ron Domingo, Emily Kuroda, and Nadine Malouf (Oh My Sweet Land). The creative team will include Dane Laffrey (scenice design), Jessica Pabst (costume design), Jennifer Schriever (lighting design), Palmer Hefferan (sound design), and Alison Mantilla (props). Kara Kaufman will be the stage manager, with Justin Myhre assistant stage amanger.

Today Is My Birthday is a comedy following Emily, a would-be writer, who retreats home to O'ahu after Manhattan finally gets the best of her. When she stumbles into a gig as an actor on a shock-jock radio dating show, she finds herself strangely determined to turn fantasy into reality. The story is told through phone calls, voicemails, and live radio spots.

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