Four monologues by Mary Beth Brooker, D.W. Gibson, Anoo Siddiqi and Tracy K. Smith about their relationships with their fathers, performed by Nandita Chandra, Craig Edwards, Mark Gowers, and Derek Lucci. Directed by Dawn Akemi Saito.
Mary Beth Brooker Mary Beth Brooker, writer, visual artist, mother, lives in Northampton, Massachusetts with her husband and their five year old daughter.
DW Gibson currently serves as Executive Director of the Ledig House International Writer’s Colony in Hudson, New York. As a writer, his work has been published in various literary journals. He spent some time as a script editor and writer on documentaries for PBS, A&E Television Network, and MSNBC. Some of his credits include “Eugene O’Neill Biography”; “Lost Generation Biography”; “The Hate Network”; “Inside Alcoholics Anonymous.” He has just finished a novel.
Anooradha Iyer Siddiqi is a writer, architect, and historian working in New York. She has written extensively on architectural and urban issues and recently contributed an essay to the Asian American Writers’ Workshop anthologyTopography of War, exploring issues of spatial memory and architectural experience in memoir. This is her first piece written for the stage.
Tracy K. Smith is the author of The Body’s Question(Graywolf, 2003), which won the 2002 Cave Canem Poetry Prize. Her second book, Duende (Graywolf 2007), received the 2006 James Laughlin Prize of the Academy of American Poets. She teaches at Princeton University.
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