John Jesurun's Chang in a Void Moon
Chang in a Void Moon, the first serialized play ever produced in NY, began in 1982 at the Pyramid Club, received a Bessie Award in 1985 and has been highly acclaimed through over 60 episodes in multiple countries. La MaMa presented past episodes in 1995, 1997, 2003 and 2004
The drama/comedy/mystery of Chang in a Void Moon revolves around the exploits of Chang, a businessman with diplomatic immunity in 52 countries worldwide, and his schemes to defraud the Peters clan, a wealthy family steeped in severe dysfunction. The shenanigans include an expanding cast of 40+ characters united in their single-minded determination to kill Chang. Episode 62 begins during the early days of the pandemic when Svetlana finds herself in Rome and seeks refuge with the Infanta in the abandoned Pantheon. They find that Chang is already there. Many months later Chang’s ex-wife Lolita invites her to a disastrous lunch on the side of a volcano.
The cast of Chang in a Void Moon features a cast of veteran downtown performers including Jean Brassard, Claire Buckingham, Antonio Cerezo, Valerie Charles, Sanghi Choi, Oscar Colon, Helena Fifer, Benjamin Forster, Kyle Griffiths, John Hagan, Asta Hansen, Donna Herman, Samuel Im, Anna Kohler, Alenka Kraigher, Annie Labois, Greg Mehrten, Nicky Paraiso, Black-Eyed Susan, and Ching Valdes-Aran.
Chang in a Void Moon was written, directed and designed by John Jesurun. David Pym serves as video technical producer. Daniel Nelson serves as line producer.
Episode 62 is FREE. All other episodes are Pay What You Can $5 - $25.