Archive for the ‘Hundred Flowers Project’ Category

Chris Chen awarded the Glickman for 100 Flowers!

January 22nd, 2013 | Hundred Flowers Project | CF Monkey | No Comments

We’re thrilled to announce that Christopher Chen received the Glickman Award. This prestigious award administered by Theatre Bay Area was started in 1984 to honor Bay Area playwright and screenwriter Will Glickman. The Will Glickman Award is presented annually to the author or authors of the best play to have its world premiere in the […]

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Critics rave about ‘Flowers’

November 5th, 2012 | Blog, Hundred Flowers Project | CF Monkey | No Comments

We’re pleased to report that we’re closing out our ‘Season of Revolution’ with a bang! Critics are enthralled by Christopher Chen’s The Hundred Flowers Project:  ” ‘Flowers’ revels in a mixed-media meta-theatricality that unfolds its unexpected twists with sharp clarity. As the live and onscreen action spins out of control, Chen and director Desdemona Chiang keep […]

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Flowers Production Shots

October 31st, 2012 | Blog, Hundred Flowers Project | CF Monkey | No Comments

We feel so incredibly fortunate to work with photographer Pak Han this season. His exquisite eye for detail and composition captures the essence of our shows in ways we didn’t think possible. The Hundred Flowers Project (with video and dark lighting) is no easy show to shoot and yet, once again Pak Han rose to […]

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Flowers Rehearsal Shots

October 15th, 2012 | Blog, Hundred Flowers Project | CF Monkey | No Comments

Beautiful rehearsal shots for The Hundred Flowers Project from Pak Han!      

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Technoloturgy

October 11th, 2012 | Blog, Hundred Flowers Project, Theater Issues | CF Monkey | No Comments

The Hundred Flowers Project is a play that has an intimate relationship with current technologies. The premise is that a tech savvy Asian American theater company is devising and collaboratively creating a play about Mao Zedong. At our first rehearsal Desdemona, the director, described the company in the play as an “Asian Wooster Group.” There […]

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Christopher Chen receives Rella Lossy Playwrights Award!

September 25th, 2012 | Blog, Hundred Flowers Project, Theater Issues | CF Monkey | No Comments

We’re thrilled to announce that Christopher Chen is the recipient of the 2012 Rella Lossy Playwrights Award for the upcoming production of The Hundred Flowers Project! “The meta theater embedded in the script [The Hundred Flowers Project] showed a fresh and challenging voice. This script broke the fourth and fifth wall of the theater formally, […]

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100 Flowers Round-Up

July 10th, 2012 | Blog, Hundred Flowers Project, The Matchbox | CF Monkey | No Comments

After two years of script development, The Hundred Flowers Project has taken its first thrilling leap towards realizing the play’s jarring, eerie meta-theatricality  through video and sound design.  During a 4-day intensive design workshop, the entire team experimented, played, questioned, and created new ideas that have become the beginning flesh on the bones of the […]

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2012 Flex Passes Available through May 10!

April 18th, 2012 | Blog, Good Goods, Hundred Flowers Project, Invasion!, Theater Issues | CF Monkey | No Comments

Tickets are now on sale for the entire 2012 Season! In addition to our single ticket sales, we’re experimenting with Season Flex Passes which get you tickets at a considerable savings. They’re a seriously good deal, but available for a limited time only. Check it out: Buy a 2012 PREMIUM Flex Pass for only $55 OR […]

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Kicking the Cookie Cutter to the Curb

April 1st, 2012 | Blog, Exit Pursued By A Bear, Hundred Flowers Project, Sticky Time, The Matchbox, Theater Issues | Marissa | No Comments

We talk a lot here at CFT about our size allowing us to be nimble…it’s one of the perks of not being entrenched in a larger institutional setting. We pretty much get to dream big and execute those dreams in the ways that we see fit. And given our limited resources, I often marvel at […]

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The 2012 Season – Viva la Revolución!

January 12th, 2012 | Blog, Good Goods, Hundred Flowers Project, Invasion!, Resident Artists | CF Monkey | No Comments

Our season is smoking hot! We’re feeling so political (and sassy), we’ve even dubbed it the “Season of Revolution.” We’ve got three daring plays by a local, national, and international playwright on tap for you this year. And all three of their pieces boldly explore global politics, rendering the personal political and the political personal […]

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