Hearts of PalmReturnPlaywright Patricia Milton Producer Central Works [Website] Description A very serious (very funny) new play from the writer of last season’s award winning hit, Enemies: Foreign and Domestic (TBA Outstanding World Premiere Play).
Did you know that palm oil can be found in more than half of all processed goods worldwide?
A small Southeast Asian island is invaded visited by a team of corporate negotiators (a gang of land grabbers) intent on expanding a palm oil plantation. When a company rep goes rogue and joins the local rebel resistance, Viola Rose takes charge as Lead Negotiator. While fending off the unwanted advances of a corporate teammate, “Vi” must come to terms with the true nature of her employer: multi-national conglomerate, Empire Holdings, Ltd.
Unrequited love meets unregulated capitalism in Hearts of Palm.
Running Time 1:50 Performers Frieda deLackner [Vi Rose]
Rinabeth Apostol [Brittany Battra]
John Patrick Moore [Strap Masters]
Michelle Talgarow [Ni Bethu]
Jan Zvaifler [Helen Sherman] Creative Staff Gary Graves [Director]
Tammy Berlin [Costume Designer]
Gregory Scharpen [Sound Designer]
Debbie Shelley [Properties Designer] Production Staff Vanessa Ramos [Stage Manager]
Berkeley City Club
2315 Durant Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704 Box Office: (510) 558-1381
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