Reviewed by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move

Audio by Matt Ritchie

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Ayano is a tough part to play. Female actor Kazumi Aihara’s work holds up as best as she is allowed at The Actors Space. #WEHO #theater #theatre #review

Photo credit by Jenny Graham: Bara Kim (l.), Kazumi Aihara.

Written by Chris Collins. Directed by Kiff Scholl. Presented by Black Bough Productions.

Cast: (in alphabetical order) Kazumi Aihara, John-Peter Cruz, Bara Kim, Carlo Mancasola, Hiro Matsunaga, Gabriel Pranter, and Glenn Ratcliffe.

Lighting Designer: Azra King-Abadi. Costume Designer: Shon Le Blanc. Sound Designer: Bill Froggatt. Projection Designer: Christopher Jerabek. Stage Manager: Angelica Estevez.

WHERE: The Other Space @ The Actors Company, 916-A N. Formosa Ave., West Hollywood, CA 90046.

WHEN:  July 8 thru August 7.  Fridays and Saturdays at 8;00 p.m., Sundays at 3:00 p.m.

ADMISSION: $25. Preview (July 8), $20. RESERVATIONS: https://onstage411.com/ayano

ESTIMATED RUNNING TIME: 75 minutes

A portion of the proceeds from ticket sales for this production will be donated to the organization Stop Asian Hate.