Dog Gone Day


Written by Kristine Haruna Lee (2015/16 BAX Artist in Residence)
Conceived by Andrew R. Butler + Kristine Haruna Lee
Directed by Andrew J. Scoville

Friday-Saturday, April 22-23 @ 8:00pm

Tickets: $16 General, $10 Low-Income [Purchase Tickets]

A is an expert on memory.
K has synesthesia.
But together, they can’t seem to remember that thing…
So they sit and fear a porcelain bathtub, which sits high in the attic.
They go to Cancun, 1992.
They try to find it in a medieval forest.
In the doctor’s office,
At past lectures,
But only nonsense can make sense out of this logic.

Dog Gone Day is a trip inside one person’s intimate memory palace, where travel takes place on neurological impulses, and scenes arrive and dissolve as quickly as the fleeting thoughts in our brain; they have the distinct weight of life altering memories falling like sediment to the floor of our subconscious.

This performance uses a a hazer/fog machine.

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Artist Bio

Kristine Haruna Lee is a playwright, director, and performer. She was born in Hong Kong, raised between Tokyo and Seattle, and now lives in Brooklyn, NY. She is one of the founding members of harunalee theater company.

Since 2010, her plays and texts have been developed and produced by harunalee: to the left of the pantry and under the sugar shack (La MaMa Club), War Lesbian (Dixon Place Artist Residency and Commission), Strange Worlds in My Mind (York College), Plum de Force (Bushwick Starr Propeller Project Series), Drunkfish Oceanrant (JACK in collab. with Built for Collapse). Her works-in-progress have been presented by Prelude Festival .11+.13, Asian American Writer’s Workshop, 2g, Target Margin Lab Series, Ars Nova Ant Fest, and have been supported by LMCC and the Mental Insight Foundation. She is currently in residence with harunalee at BAX for her upcoming play Dog Gone Day. Other plays include: She’s Sleep, TROIKA, These Robes/Those Robes, Funeral Plays,and Suicide Forest. She is a recipient of the New Dramatists Van Lier Fellowship and is part of The Brooklyn Generator.

Selected acting credits include: The Offending Gesture (The Tank), How to Get Into Buildings (New Georges), Futurity (Soho Rep), A Beautiful Day in November on the Banks of the Greatest of the Great Lakes (City Center/New Georges/Women’s Project, 2015 Obie Winner), Comrades of Time (Whitney Biennial), The Lily’s Revenge (HERE, 2010 Obie Winner), Antony and the Johnsons E.P. Release of “Another World” (Leonard St. Clock Tower).Upcoming projects: Permanent Caterpillar with The Drunkard’s Wife at The Brick, and FIELD with Andrew Schneider. She has taught at NYU and York College. BFA NYU Tisch Experimental Theatre Wing, MFA Brooklyn College for playwriting with Wellman and Courtney.

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