No-No Boy

Ken Narasaki, adapted from the novel by John Okada
Education Level
Higher Education

Ken Narasaki's adaptation of the novel by Japanese-American author John Okada, is set during the aftermath of the U.S. government's incarceration of 120,000 people of Japanese descent during World War II and the resettlement of Japanese Americans to the West Coast. In the play, Ichiro returns to Seattle, where he struggles to transition into post-war life.

L.A. Theatre Works is proud to release one of two new recordings sponsored by the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, a state-funded grant project of the California State Library. 

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Directed by Anna Lyse Erikson
Kurt Kanazawa as Taro
Emily Kuroda as Mrs. Kanno, Mrs. Kumasaka
John Miyasaki as Freddie, Voice 3, Radio DJ
Ken Narasaki as Kenji, Kumasaka-san, Voice 1, Judge
Sharon Omi as Ma
Joy Osmanski as Emi, 2A
Sab Shimono as Pa
Greg Watanabe as Ichiro
Paul Yen as Eto, Jun, Cop, Voice 2, Drunk Guy