Untitled Play About Measurements
by Mia Chung
directed by Ken Rus Schmoll
Saturday, December 15 at 8:00 p.m.
Location: PONCHO at Seattle Rep
Ed, Nidia, and Ryan—three seniors at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)—prepare to find their places in post-college life. With all the privilege of youth, education, and top-notch brainpower (and all the customary angst and anxiety as well), they weigh personal decisions about what they value, who they are, and who they want to become.
Mia Chung’s plays include Catch as Catch Can,You for Me for You, and This Exquisite Corpse. Catch as Catch Can had a world premiere with Page 73 (NYC) in fall 2018. You for Me for You had a UK premiere at The Royal Court (London), an Asia premiere at the National Theatre Center of Korea (Seoul), a U.S. premiere at Woolly Mammoth Theatre (DC), and multiple productions across the country; the play is published by Bloomsbury Methuen Drama. Her work has been supported by numerous awards, commissions, and residencies including Clubbed Thumb, EST/Sloan, Ma-Yi Theatre, NEA, NYTW, Playwrights' Center/Jerome Fellowship, Playwrights Realm, and South Coast Rep. She is an alum of Huntington Theatre fellows, Ma-Yi Writers Lab, and New Dramatists.
Ken Rus Schmoll most recently directed the world premiere of Mia Chung’s Catch as Catch Can for Page 73 in New York City. In 2017, he directed a workshop of Anne Washburn’s The Octavia at the University of Washington School of Drama. His work has been seen at Playwrights Horizons, New York Theatre Workshop, Vineyard Theatre, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Long Wharf Theatre, American Conservatory Theater, Humana Festival of New American Plays, Marin Theatre Company, and Two River Theater, among many others. This coming spring, he will direct David Hare’s The Breath of Life at Portland Center Stage. He is the recipient of two Obie Awards.