Presented by The Huntington
By Lloyd Suh
Directed by May Adrales
Sound Design and Original Music by Fabian Obispo
Dramaturgy by Christine Mok
Dialect coaching by Joy Lanceta Coronel
Starring Jenna Agbayani and Judy Song
Featuring Matt Goldstein as the Radio DJ voiceover
Tuesday, November 21 – Saturday, December 23, 2023
Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA
527 Tremont St.
Boston, MA 02116
Review by Kitty Drexel
BOSTON — The Huntington presents The Heart Sellers by Lloyd Suh at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA now through December 23. It is directed by May Adrales with original music by Fabian Obispo. It stars Jenna Agbayani and Judy Song and features Matt Goldstein as the Radio DJ.
It is Thanksgiving 1973. Pres. Richard Nixon told the Associated Press that he wasn’t a crook. Henry Kissinger started his term as Secretary of State. A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving premiered on CBS. Millions of families celebrate the holiday with loved ones over turkey and congested driving conditions.
We meet new friends Luna (Jenna Agbayani) and Jane (Judy Song) as they sit together for the first time. Their husbands are working during the holiday at the same hospital in different departments. Luna saw Jane in the grocery store, recognized a kindred spirit, and invited her over to cook Luna’s first turkey. Continue reading