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UWAA Member Night at Intiman: Native Gardens

Fri. Sept. 21, 2018      7:30 p.m.

Floyd and Delores Jones Playhouse Theater

You can’t choose your neighbors. But you can choose to spend an evening experiencing a hilarious hot-button comedy from celebrated playwright Karen Zacarías!

After the show, Intiman Theatre Artistic Director (and UW alum) Jennifer Zeyl, MFA ’03, will offer a behind-the-scenes look and answer your questions with other members of the production. It’s a unique night at the theater you won’t want to miss

UWAA members save on admission.

Gold seating: $32; Purple seating: $16


About Native Gardens: In this brilliant new comedy, cultures and gardens clash, turning well-intentioned neighbors into feuding enemies. Pablo (played by UW MFA student Phillip Ray Guevara), a rising attorney, and doctoral candidate Tania, his very pregnant wife, have just purchased a home next to Frank and Virginia, a well-established D.C. couple with a prize-worthy English garden. But an impending barbecue for Pablo’s colleagues and a delicate disagreement over a long-standing fence line soon spirals into an all-out border dispute, exposing both couples’ notions of race, taste, class and privilege.

Along with being a smart, fresh play that has drawn positive reviews across the country, the Seattle production of Native Gardens reflects the work of at least five Huskies, including one of the lead actors:

Phillip Guevara, MFA ‘19, Actor – Pablo
Jennifer Zeyl, MFA ‘03, Artistic Director
Lex Marcos, MFA ‘17, Set Designer
Robert Aguilar, ‘05, Lighting Designer
Matthew Starritt, ‘04, Sound Designer

Learn more about Native Gardens at the Intiman Theatre website.

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