THE SUMMER MOON

A comedy adventure about the very early days of selling (not very good) Japanese vehicles in America.  Naotake Fukushima, struggling with the English language and with American culture, gets hooked up with Rosie Yoshida, a young Japanese-American woman, in order to sell trucks.  Then Naotake’s company decides to sell a car — the Fair Lady –and Naotake meets around-the-bend crazy Arnie Stengel.

This play won the prestigious Kennedy Center Award For Drama.  It was developed at Sundance and fully produced by A Contemporary Theatre in Seattle (Les Waters) and by South Coast Rep.  It will shortly be published by Playscripts, Inc.