America Dreaming

America Dreaming
Music-Theatre Group & Vineyard Theatre
January 1995
  • Written by Chiori Miyagawa
  • Director: Michael Mayer
  • Performance: Billy Crudup, Shi-Zheng Chen, Liana Pai, Joel de la Fuente, B.J. Brown, Beth Dixon, Anne Harada, Aleta Hayes, Michael Lewis, Virginia Wing, David Cossin and Ellse Morris
  • Music: Tan Dun
  • Choreography:Doug Varone
  • Set: Riccardo Hernandez
  • Costume: Michael Crass
  • Lighting: Michael Chybowski
  • Music Director: Bruce Gremo
  • Stage Manager: Crystal Huntington

Photos by Carol Rosegg

… as shown in America Dreaming, an impressionistic music-theater piece exploring the collision of Eastern and Western cultures, that notion of happily-ever-after assimilation was always a myth.