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KIMBERLY: "What's akimbo?"
JEFF: "It's...bent. You know, when your hands are on your hips, then your arms are akimbo."

Lisa Marie Nakamura as Kimberly and Michael Scott as Jeff in a scene during ReAct's staged reading of Kimberly Akimbo.
Photo: David Hsieh.


The Cast

(in order of appearance)

Kimberly
Lisa Marie Nakamura
Buddy, Kimberly's Dad
Edward Tonai
Jeff
Michael Scott
Pattie, Buddy's Wife
Crystal Dawn Munkers
Debra, Pattie's Sister
Ellen Dessler


PATTIE: "I was not talking about you. I was talking about myself."

Lisa Marie Nakamura as Kimberly and Crystal Dawn Munkers as Pattie in ReAct's staged reading of Kimberly Akimbo.
Photo: David Hsieh.


Directed by
David Hsieh


JEFF: "So if you wanted to be liked kissed or whatever, then I would do it."

Michael Scott as Jeff and Lisa Marie Nakamura as Kimberly in ReAct's staged reading of Kimberly Akimbo.
Photo: David Hsieh.


The Crew

Sound Designer & Operator
Andrew Chin
Lighting Technician
David Hsieh
Venue Technicians
Anthony King
Chance Koehnen

House Manager
Lorna Chin


DEBRA: "You'll have to pleasure yourself, Dexter."

Lisa Marie Nakamura as Kimberly, Michael Scott as Jeff and Ellen Dessler as Debra in ReAct's staged reading of Kimberly Akimbo.
Photo: David Hsieh.


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"KIMBERLY AKIMBO" GRAPHIC

Kimberly Akimbo


By David Lindsay-Abaire

Staged Reading

July 11, 2004
The Elliott Bay Book Company



The Program

The Setting

Bogota, New Jersey. The Present.

ACT 1
Scene 1: A wintery April night at a bench outside a skating rink, 10:30pm.
Scene 2: Buddy's car, later.
Scene 3: The Levaco's kitchen. still Later.
Scene 4: The Bogota Public Library, the next day.
Scene 5: The Levaco's kitchen, that evening
Scene 6: Buddy's Car, the next morning.
Scene 7: The Bogota Public Library, that afternoon.
Scene 8: Kimberly's bedroom, that evening.

ACT 2
Scene 1: Somewhere outside, a few weeks later.
Scene 2: Kimberly's bedroom, that evening.
Scene 3: The Levaco's kitchen, the next morning.
Scene 4: The Bogota Public Library, that afternoon.
Scene 5: The Levaco's kitchen, later.
Scene 6: The car, a few hours later.


BUDDY: "I also got something for the baby. I just gotta plug it in."
Crystal Dawn Munkers, Edward Tonai,
Lisa Marie Nakamura and Ellen
Dessler in a scene from ReAct's
staged reading of Kimberly Akimbo.
Photo: David Hsieh.

 

BUDDY: "No one is playing D and D! I'm sorry to yell, Jeff, but I feel strongly about this issue."
Lisa Marie Nakamura, Michael
Scott and Edward Tonai in
ReAct's staged reading of
Kimberly Akimbo.
Photo: David Hsieh.


Kimberly Akimbo

was commissioned, developed, and first produced br South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa, CA, premiering on May 13, 2001.
A revised version was produced by Manhattan Theatre Club in New York City on January 14, 2003.

Production Notes

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>>ReAct's Mainstage Production


ReAct's staged reading of Kimberly Akimbo was produced by special arrangement with DRAMATISTS PLAY SERVICE, INC.


Special Thanks To...

The Cast & Crew for production support
Lawrence & Eileen Dessler for prop support
The Elliott Bay Book Company for venue hosting, loaned props and set pieces
The Elliott Bay Cafe for loaned props
Brian Flora & Anneleen Severynen for production support
George Paul Glanzman for loaned props
Home Depot for donated props
Karen Maeda-Allman for organizational support
Cyndie Mastel for loaned props
Rain City Projects for publicity support
Safeway for donated props
Trattoria Michelli's for donated props
Rick Simonson for organizational support

 

 



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