STORIES HIGH XVI Returns October 13th!

Bindlestiff Studio proudly presents Stories High XVI - the culmination of our long-running annual page-to-stage workshop series – which opens Oct 13, thru Oct 29.

Presenting six one-act plays that feature pop divas, popping the question, urban legends, killer fashion, national tragedy, bike lane politics, and much more!

I Love You, Mariah
Late-90s Mariah Carey supplies the soundtrack to this timeless tale about the confusing nature of teenage friendships.
Written by Jasmine Hoo. Directed by George Imperial. Starring: Lorenz Gonzales, Melanie Elvena, and Paula Sison.

Siklistang Pinoy
Everything in San Francisco is political, even a simple bike ride.
Written by Glen Jermyn Andag. Directed by Chris Hunt. Starring: Glen Jermyn Andag, Mark Abella, Missa Perron, Giancarlo Cariola, and Benita Benavides.

Love is Love
A harrowing, human, heartfelt exploration of sisterhood, inspired by real-life events.
Written by Grace Burns. Directed by David Ragaza. Starring: Golda Sargento and Caroline Calderone.

The Apprenticeship
An urban legend receives a modern twist as worlds collide on Manila’s infamous Balete Drive.
Written by Benita Benavides. Directed by Laura Paule. Starring: Paula Sison, Thuy Tran, and Giancarlo Cariola.

Last Night with Madame Bloody Bosom
An immortal vampiress in desperate need of a makeover demonstrates that fashion is truly a cutthroat industry.
Written by Ed Mabasa. Directed by Juan G. Berumen. Starring: Lauren Garcia, Missa Perron, and Rizal Adanza.

The Future Mrs. Pu
A heartsick waitress attempts to aid a stuttering patron’s imminent wedding proposal.
Written by Abigail Pañares. Directed by Joe Cascasan. Starring: Thuy Tran and Manny Cabrera.

October 13-29, Thursdays – Saturdays, 8pm.

Community Preview Wednesday, Oct 12.

Opening-weekend reception, Oct 15, immediately following performance. Catered by local vendors.

Bindlestiff Studio
185 Sixth St.
San Francisco, CA 94103

$10 Students/Seniors
$15 General
$25 Support-the-Artists

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Sponsored in part by:
PAWA (Philippine American Writers and Artists), Inc.
San Francisco Grants for the Arts
San Francisco Arts Commission
Theatre Bay Area

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