Journey to the West (2016) 
Central Square Theater - Cambridge, MA

"'Isn’t it strange,' Tripitaka the Monk asks after traveling tens of thousands of miles, 'that these people seem the same as people back home?' This is not a glibly sentimental assertion: hearing this, the audience heaves a collective sigh of agreement. Wherever you go, there you are."


--Kamela Dolinova, Arts Fuse

Written by Mary Zimmerman
Directed by Lee Mikeska Gardner

Stage managed by Adele Nadine Traub

Scenic Design by David Fichter

Lighting Design by John R. Malinowski

Properties Design by Elizabeth Rocha

Costume Design by Leslie Held

Composition and Percussion by Ryan Meyer

Choreography by Judith Chaffee

Fight Direction by Andrew Moss

“Gagoomal [is] a scene-stealing wonder in perpetual motion.”


--Jack Craib, South Shore Critic