Awake and Sing

- With -
Sanjit De Silva, Mel Duane Gionson, Mia Katigbak,
Teresa Avia Lim, Andrew Ramcharan Guilarte, Jon Norman Schneider,
David Shih, Alok Tewari, Henry Yuk

Set design: Anshuman Bhatia
Costume Design: Moria Clinton
Lighting Design: Gina Scherr
Sound Design: Toby Algya
Postcard Design: Barrett Brown
Dialect Coach: Charley Layton

Production Stage Manager: David Beller
Assistant Director: Stephanie Johnson
Assistant Stage Manager: Belén Ferrer

Previews: August 16 - 20, 2013
Run: August 21 - September 8, 2013
Performances: Tuesday - Saturday 7:00pm
Monday 8/19 at 7:00pm
Matinees 9/7 and 9/8 at 2:00pm

Tickets: $25
Student rush tickets for $10 available 1/2 hour before curtain, subject to availability.


or call 866-811-4111
Box office opens one hour before performance
(Cash or check only at the box office)

Walkerspace
46 Walker Street, New York, NY

Franklin St (1)
Canal Street (J, M, Z, N, Q, R, W, 6)
Canal-Church Sts (A, C, E)

NAATCO's production easily makes the point that ethnicity is transcended by the humanity of frightened, imperfect people facing unpleasant realities. Theatergoers deserve to hear great plays as they were originally performed, especially in productions like this. New York Times

Awake and Sing! is especially fresh in the new revival from National Asian American Theatre Company at Walkerspace, directed with precise raucousness by Stephen Fried. Jon Norman Schneider, is a guileless marvel...Teresa Avia Lim is terrifically moving. Village Voice

Awake and Sing! allows for some truly fine ensemble work. Alok Tewari is quite touching as the Marxist grandfather Jacob. His frustrated grandchildren [are] played with impassioned conviction by Jon Norman Schneider and Teresa Avia Lim. Sanjit De Silva is rock solid as Moe Axelrod, the renegade border who helps them to cut their familial bonds. And Mia Katigbak is masterful, evoking Bessie as both a villain and tragic figure. NY1 On Stage

The all-Asian cast gives splendid performances as the Jewish clan, a conceit that lends additional insight into the general themes of poverty, class, and pride, resulting in a more universal scope. This production of Awake and Sing! is very rich indeed. This Week in New York

Odets' Depression-era drama may be old-fashioned, but it's moving, and it still feels relevant. Under the direction of Stephen Fried, the performances are strong. The New Yorker


Bessie and Jacob (Mia Katigbak and Alok Tewari)


Bessie, Jacob and Morty (Mia Katigbak, Alok Tewari and Andrew Ramcharan Guilarte)


Hennie (Teresa Avia Lim)


Jacob (Alok Tewari)


Jacob and Morty (Alok Tewari and Andrew Ramcharan Guilarte)


Jacob and Ralph (Alok Tewari and Jon Norman Schneider)


Myron (Henry Yuk)


Myron and Moe (Henry Yuk and Sanjit De Silva)


Ralph, Jacob and Morty (Jon Norman Schneider, Alok Tewari and Andrew Ramcharan Guilarte)


Ralph and Myron (Jon Norman Schneider and Henry Yuk)


The Berger Family

Production photographs by William P. Steele

This production is made possible in part by public funds from the National Endowment for the Arts.
All actors and the production stage manager appearing courtesy of Actors Equity