Coming soon to East West Players: "Three Year Swim Club" A play by Lee Tonouchi

Location

Los Angeles , CA United States

Three Year Swim ClubBy Lee TonouchiDirected & Choreographed by Keo Woolford

Mainland Premier February 9 – March 11, 2012

Three Year Swim Club is inspired by the true life story of Soichi Sakamoto, who trained the youth of Maui to swim in the plantation irrigation ditches on their path to becoming Olympic champions. Set on the island of Maui in the 1930's, this heartwarming play becomes transcendent as the art of hula becomes the metaphor for competitive swimming.

In association with Honolulu Theatre for Youth.

The East West Players mainstage production is sponsored in part by a grant fund from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Featuring: Jared Asato, Kelsey Chock, Kaliko Kauahi, Blake Kushi, Mapuana Makia, and Christopher Takemoto-Gentile

Set and Projection Designer Adam FlemmingSound Designer Dennis YenLighting Designer Chris KuhlProperty Master Ken TakemotoCostume Designer Ken TakemotoStage Manager Maya Rogers—————————————————————-Preview Performances February 9 – 12, $20 all seats, $12 all seats with student ID.Opening Night Feb 15, $60 all seats, includes pre-show hosted bar & post-show reception with cast and crew.Performance Run Wed – Thurs at 8pm $26 – 31, Fri – Sat at 8pm and Sun at 2pm $31 – $36.Pay-What-You-Can Performance Thursday, February 16 at 8pm. $5 suggested.Post-Show Discussion Sunday, February 26. A chat with the artists after the show.

Student and Senior Discounts $5 off regular ticket price.Group Discounts available.

Call Tim Lounibos for details at (213) 625-700 x16 or email tlounibos@eastwestplayers.org.

Wine Down Fridays Complimentary glasses of red or white wine during the regular performance run. (Must be 21 years of age)

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