Fucking Parasites

by Ninna Tersman

Directed by Adam Dodds

Highly Recommended-Chicago Reader
World Premiere
Part of the Alcyone Festival 2009
June 11 through July 18, 2009
Performances were at the Lincoln Square Theatre

Forced to flee their homelands with their persecuted parents, two teenagers are in New Zealand seeking asylum. Playing with dirty toys in a detention center, they are forced to deal with the complex issues of immigration and lost hope.  It is a coming of age story through the eyes of teenaged refugees.

Featuring: Olivia Douglas, Riso Straley

Lighting Designer: Ellen Moore
Production Stage Manager: Amanda Frechette

pictured: Olivia Douglas and Riso Straley, photo by Adam Dodds