Told in fragments, Chiori Miyagawa’s emotionally raw new play I Came to Look for You on Tuesday traces the journeys of twenty characters that lose someone following natural disaster or war.
For Maia, reunion with her mother, who was swept away by the tsunami, is impossible. She seeks her mother’s spirit by swimming across the largest lake in the world.
“Chiori Miyagawa is one of the post poetic writers working in American theater today. Her work is deceptively simple with bracing moments of speech and action, yet with a complex aftertaste of blood, flesh and social justice.” –Mark Russell, Artistic Director, Under the Rader Festival, The Public Theater.
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