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Nomad Hotel

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  • Genre: Drama
  • Casting: BIPOC
  • Breakdown: 1M+1W
  • Publisher: Link

Synopsis

Alix lives in a tiny motel room with her mother and two brothers, scrabbling to make weekly rent. Mason lives comfortably in a grand, empty house while his father runs jobs for the Hong Kong Triad. Until the day his father disappears and Mason has to figure out how to come up with grocery money and dodge Child Services and the INS. Mason and Alix develop an unlikely friendship, struggling to survive, and trying to outrun the mistakes of their parents. Will they make it out or fall through the cracks? A play about Motel Kids and Parachute Kids raising themselves and living at the poverty line in a land of plenty.

Character Breakdown

Alix (F, White, 17)
Mason (M, Chinese American, 17)
James, (M, from Hong Kong, Mason's Father, 45)
Fiona (F, Alix's Mother, White, 42)
Oscar (M, Person of Color, 17)

Winter 202111/1 Update: Online

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