Say You Heard My Echo (Play)

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Say You Heard My Echo
Conceived by Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai
Directed by Jesse Jou

Photo by Beto Sepulveda

Cast: Adeeba Rana, Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai, YaliniDream

Sound by Mike Skinner
Lighting by Alan Edwards
Costume by Valerie Bart
Set by Chien-Yu Peng
Dramaturgy by Amissa Miller
Stage Management by John Nehlich
Technical Direction by Brandon Curtis
Produced by Nancy Kim, Andre Lancaster, Ying Le

Performance History:

Rainbow Theater, University of California, Santa Cruz, Production, April 2013
Asian American Arts Alliance Locating the Sacred Festival, HERE Arts Center NYC, World Premiere, September 2012
Hip Hop Theater Festival DC, Staged Reading, July 2012
Rising Circle Theater Collective PlayRISE Festival NYC, Staged Reading, June 2012
Poetic License Theater Festival NYC, Staged Reading, January 2012
Asian American Arts Alliance Call & Response Series, Flushing Town Hall, Staged Reading, September 2011

Awards & Funding Support: Asian Women’s Giving Circle, Asian American Arts Alliance, New York University’s Asian Pacific American Institute, Kickstarter “Say You Heard My Echo” Backers


NY1:“Serious Themes ‘Echo’ in Flushing This Weekend” by Michelle Park
New York Daily News:“Kelly Tsai’s ‘Say You Heard My Echo’ reflects upon three women in post-September 11 NYC through spoken word” by Joyce Chen
WBAI:“Locating the Sacred Festival NYC” by Silky Shah & Leyla Mei
Colorlines: “Say You Heard My Echo’ Follows Lives in the Shadows of 9/11″ by Jamilah King
StageBuzz:“Interview with Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai of ‘Say You Heard My Echo’” by Byrne Harrison
Hyphen Magazine:“Kelly Tsai’s ‘Say You Heard My Echo’: Spirituality & Survivorship in Post-9/11 NYC”by Joyce Chen“The Spoken Word: Say You Heard My Echo” by Dot Lin
Our Chinatown:“Say You Heard My Echo: Exploring Post-9/11 Politics in Poetry and Prayer” by Melody Ju

Moving Earth Productions in association with Rising Circle Theater Collective, 2011-2012

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