.Bald Sisters in San Jose

San Jose Stage launches its 2023-2024 season with Vichet Chum’s latest play Bald Sisters, which takes on a particular brand of sibling rivalry that any two sisters will understand. When Him and Sophea lose their mother, they are forced to confront a flood of interpersonal issues they’ve been avoiding for years, from childhood grievances to quandaries surrounding their Cambodian heritage. Critics have praised the play for its subtle handling of the well-worn theme of family dysfunction as well as its bold humor and big heart. There’s also a surreal twist that will motivate any pair of fighting sisters to make amends sooner rather than later.

Bald Sisters

Opens Wed, 7:30pm, $34+

The Stage, San Jose   

Bald Sisters rehearsal teaser for Steppenwolf Theatre Company
Addie Mahmassanihttps://www.addiemahmassani.com/
Addie Mahmassani is a poet based in Santa Cruz. She holds a PhD in American Studies from Rutgers University-Newark and is currently an MFA student in creative writing at San Jose State University. There, she is a Teaching Associate as well as the lead poetry editor of Reed Magazine, California's oldest literary journal. She also surfs, sings and loves a part-sheepdog named Lou.

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