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Insight Colab Theatre presents Bi-Passing
July 14 - July 16
BI-PASSING is a collection of short stories written by Edith and Winnifred Eaton, known as the first Asian American/Canadian women writers. July 14-16, Fri/Sat at 7:30 p.m. and Sat/Sun at 2:30 p.m.
INSIGHT COLAB THEATRE
Sui Sin Far [Edith Eaton] & Onoto Watana [Winnifred Eaton]
ADAPTATION/DIRECTION by PANG YUAN-YUAN
July 14-16, 2023
BI-PASSING is a collection of short stories written by Edith and Winnifred Eaton, known as the first Asian American/Canadian women writers.
Born to a Scottish father and a Chinese mother, Edith adopted a Chinese pen name Sui Sin Far (Narcissus) for her writing persona, as she focused on writing the Chinese experience in 19th century America, some of them are autobiographical. Whereas Winnifred adopted a Japanese pseudonym Onoto Watanna for her very successful career as romance writer and screenwriter.
Insight Colab Theatre presents BI-PASSING July 14-16, at The People’s Building, 9995 E Colfax Ave, Aurora, CO 80010. The four performances are Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $20-$30 and available at https://www.insightcolab.org. For more information call 303-437-8917.
Newly rebranded, Insight Colab Theatre was previously known as Theatre Esprit Asia (TEA). TEA, founded in 2012, was Southwest Denver’s first and only pan Asian American theatre company. Insight Colab Theatre features plays with non-traditional, diverse casting while creating acting workshops to train the new generation of diverse actors along with a writers’ series to explore identity, race and privilege.