Mae Swe

After a long, bitter winter and a busy, busy spring, I am at last able to return to that project that has been on the burner for awhile now:  the Mae Sway Project.

I am in the midst of gathering the personal stories and adventures of some of the Burmese refugees that have resettled in the greater Lehigh Valley.  I am also in the midst of discovering a resonance within me as I talk to these folks.  My three-year-old self recognizes the faces, the names, the foods, the voices.  These people are from the land of my birth.  It’s been interesting to be re-introduced as an adult.

Stay tuned for what happens next.  The performance will premiere in January of 2016 at Touchstone Theatre!

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