Pan Asian Repertory Theatre 44th Milestone Season
Tisa Chang, Founding Artistic Director presents
Training LAB Zoom Reading May 14, 2021 at 6pm
John Gabriel Borkman
by Henrik Ibsen
Adapted by John R. Briggs; Translation by Rolf Fjelde
Co-Instructors: Ernest Abuba & John R. Briggs
Synopsis: The relentless and ruthless pursuit of power leads to loss and perdition.
“Begin from the bottom again. It's only by his present and his future that a man can expiate his past...help me build this new life?"
- John Gabriel Borkman
John Gabriel Borkman, formerly President of a Bank ERNEST ABUBA
Gunhild Borkman, his wife SHIGEKO SARA SUGA
Erhart Borkman, their son, a student DAVID LEE HUYNH
Miss Ella Rentheim, Mrs. Borkman's twin sister KAREN TSEN LEE
Mrs. Fanny Wilton, a friend ROSANNE MA
Vilhelm Foldal, part-time clerk in a government office RICHARD CHANG
Frida Foldal, his teenage daughter DEANNA CHOI
Mrs. Borkman's maid & stage directions JUNI LI
John R. Briggs is a director, writer, producer and song writer that adapted and directed the first iteration of Shogun Macbeth for Pan Asian in 1986.
Ernest Abuba, a prize winning actor, playwright, and director, is Pan Asian’s Resident Instructor for over 20 years.