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19 JAN 2018


 Seattle's Multi-ethnic Philanthropic Theatre - Celebrating Diversity & Great Theater for 25 Years

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HARVEY: "Every family has a hole in it somewhere, darling. Our job is to fill it up."

Shannon Kipp as Jane, Richard Nguyen Sloniker as Eddie and Patrick Braillard as Harvey in ReAct's staging of Ancestral Voices.
Photo: David Hsieh.

The Cast

(in order of appearance)

Richard Nguyen Sloniker
Jane, Eddie's mother
Shannon Kipp
Harvey, Eddie's father
Patrick Braillard
Eddie's Grandmother
Leslie Jean Warner
Eddie's Grandfather
Keith Nicholai*
Fanny Mitchell
Colleen Burke-Moen
Roger Woodrich
Richard Armstrong

* Member Actors Equity Association

Directed by
Cyndie Mastel-Rokicki

The Crew

House Technician
David Hsieh
Event Support
George Paul Glanzman

EDDIE: "This started to be a play, but it went to too many places for the stage."

The cast of ReAct's staging of Ancestral Voices.
Photo: David Hsieh.


Ancestral Voices

By A. R. Gurney

July 28, 2002
The Elliott Bay Book Company

The Program

The Setting

A stage of any kind. Different kinds of chairs to reflect the characters of the actors.

JANE: "The lesson is, Eddie, grow old gracefully."
Colleen Burke-Moen, Keith Nicholai
Shannon Kipp and Richard Nguyen Sloniker
in ReAct's staging of Ancestral Voices.
Photo: David Hsieh.


GRANDMOTHER: "I hate to speak in public, but I simply must say that I feel very lucky to have such a wonderful family."
Richard Nguyen Sloniker, Patrick Braillard,
Leslie Jean Warner and Richard Armstrong
in ReAct's staging of Ancestral Voices.
Photo: David Hsieh.

Ancestral Voices

was first read at the Lincoln Center Theater on September 15, 1998.

The official opening was at the Lincoln Center Theater's Mitzi Newhouse Theater on October 18, 1999.

Production Notes

ReAct's presentation of Ancestral Voices was produced by special arrangement with BROADWAY PLAY PUBLISHING, INC.

Special Thanks To...

The Cast & Crew for production support
The Elliott Bay Book Company for venue hosting and set pieces
The Elliott Bay Cafe for set pieces
George Paul Glanzman for production support
Karen Maeda-Allman for organizational support
Rain City Projects for publicity support
Rick Simonson for organizational support

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