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Written by Velina Hasu Houston Directed by Tamara Ruppart Yasako, a young japanese mother, struggles to adapt to the very foreign culture of the United States. Feeling hopeless after discovering her husband's infidelity, Yasako feels that oyako shinju, or parent-child suicide, is her only honorable escape from a world that does not accept her. Yasako truly believes that the outcome to such an act is not the finality of death but a chance for herself and her daughter to reunite with their family on a spiritual plane of existence. But Yasako survives the suicide attempt, and she learns that she is being tried for the murder of her daughter.
Produced by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 7:00 PM
Friday, April 25, 2014 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 2:00 PM
Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 8:00 PM
Sunday, April 27, 2014 - 2:30 PM