Early draft concept for WHORE: A KIDS PLAY promotional materials.
Excerpts from Reese Thompson interview in June 2017.
The Edinburgh Festival cast: Erin Margaret Pettigrew, Matthew Bovee, and Joy Donze; styling by Anthony Hagan, hair and make-up by Ta Ming Chen; photographed by Jan Klier.
WHORE: A Kid's Play -- Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 from Squire Lane Endeavors on Vimeo.
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...for WHORE: A KIDS PLAY by Reese Thompson
...a must see if you are into feminist political theatre. Reese Thompson must be applauded for this fantastic piece of work.Broadway Baby, 10th August 2017
With such a massively provocative title and a publicity drive that must be the envy of many, this promises a great deal. It manages to deliver ... here playwright Reese Thompson manages to delve deep into the effects that liberation may have on our relationships and our young people.Fringe Review, 14 August 2017
Flamboyant, blasphemous and exhilarating ... an unfiltered account of teenage wisdom, big hopes and ultimate parental failures. Expect c-bombs and much more in this raucous, witty and unconventional moral lesson from American playwright Reese Thompson.everything theatre, 25 August 2017
Bratty, insolent, and wise, WHORE is a mash-up of John Hughes, Jean Genet, and Jem & the Holograms.Stephen Karam - The Humans (Pulitzer Prize for Drama nominee), Speech & Debate, Sons of the Prophet (Pulitzer Prize for Drama nominee).
...for Reese Thompson
Reese is a truly original new voice in the theatre -- exploring areas no one else is, saying things no one else would, and finding both humor and meaning in the madness of contemporary life... His work speaks to our moment with deep wit and insight, and is always a theatrical delight.Christopher Shinn - Four, Dying City (Pulitzer Prize for Drama nominee), and Teddy Ferrara.
Really grateful to have three monologues in 222 More Comedy Monologues (edited by John Capecci and Irene Ziegler) | October 15, 2017
It’s published by Smith and Kraus and you can get a copy here.
I’d like to thank everyone for helping our team raise over $15,000 on Indiegogo! | July 30, 2017
Thank you to Mumble Theatre for this interview on Jun 28! | July 11, 2017
Do check it out!
Born in Brooksville, Florida to a Chinese mother from Vietnam and an American father from Alabama, Reese grew up in Queens, New York. Reese received his MFA in Playwriting from The New School for Drama (CoPA) in 2016, following a B.A. from CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies, with a double major in Ethnic Studies in Literature & Media and Contemporary China Studies. He’s also studied at The Iowa Writers’ Workshop (summer program), The Unterberg Poetry Center at the 92nd Street Y, and Nanjing University. Reese’s work has been performed at The Bowery Poetry Club, The Nuyorican Poets Cafe, Carnegie …