Elizabeth Liang, multiracial actress and fellow LOMA, performs her one-woman play about growing up as a “third culture kid.”
Use the code “MASC” to get $5 off the cost of admission for the Friday, May 31st show on-line or at the box office. A portion of the proceeds from this show will go to MASC! There will be a talkback after the show with Elizabeth Liang and MASC Board member Sonia Kang.
About Alien Citizen
Who are you when you’re from everywhere and nowhere? Alien Citizen is a funny and poignant one-woman show about growing up as a dual citizen of mixed heritage in Central America, North Africa, the Middle East, and New England. Elizabeth Liang weaves humorous stories about growing up as an Alien Citizen abroad with American commercial jingles providing her soundtrack through language confusion, first love, culture shock, Clark Gable, and sandstorms… Liang, like President Obama, is both of mixed heritage and a Third Culture Kid or TCK. TCKs are the children of international business people, global educators, diplomats, missionaries, the military — anyone whose family has relocated overseas because of a job placement. How does a young girl cope as a border/culture/language/religion straddler in country after country that feels “other” to her when she is the “other?” Where is the line between respecting others and betraying yourself?
Read more here.