Richard Mayer/Special to the Town Crier
Los Altos Stage Company’s “Yellow Face” is slated to run through Feb. 19. Back row, from left: Caitlin Evenson, Todd Wright, Akemi Okamura and Phil Wong. Middle: Lawrence-Michael C. Arias, Judith Miller and Drew Reitz, Front: Wes Gabrillo.
The Los Altos Stage Company production of “Yellow Face” opened last week and is scheduled to run through Feb. 19 at Bus Barn Theater, 97 Hillview Ave.
Tony Award-winning playwright David Henry Hwang’s “Yellow Face” explores the complexities, contradictions and comedy of the construct of race. It tells the story of what happens when a prominent Asian-American playwright and activist accidently casts a white man as the Asian-American lead in his new play.