ASUNCION written by Jesse Eisenberg directed by Kip Fagan at the Cherry Lane Theater (38 Commerce St) FEATURING: Remy Auberjonois, Justin Bartha, Jesse Eisenberg, Camille Mana CREATIVE: John McDermott (Set Design) ; Jessica Pabst (Costume Design) ; Ben Stanton (Lighting Design) ; Bart Fasbender (Sound Design) ; Andrew Diaz (Props Design) ; Melissa Mae Gregus (Stage Manager) ; Thomas Schall (Fight Direction) ; Eugenia Furneaux (Production Manager) ; Michael Denis (Assistant Stage Manager) ; Katie Takacs (Technical Director)     PRESS "Strikes plenty of comic sparks" -Charles Isherwood for New York Times "Funny and insightful"-David Sheward for Backstage SYNOPSIS Edgar and Vinny are not racist. In fact, Edgar maintains a blog condemning American imperialism and Vinny is three-quarters into a PhD in Black Studies. When a young Filipina woman named Asuncion becomes their new roommate, Edgar and Vinny have a perfect opportunity to demonstrate how open-minded they truly are. Jesse Eisenberg’s hilarious and heartbreaking new play explores the complicated ways we exploit culture and politics for our own needs.
Justin Bartha, Jesse Eisenberg

Justin Bartha, Jesse Eisenberg. Photography by Sandra Coudert.

 
from left, Jesse Eisenberg, Camille Mana, Remy Auberjonois, Justin Bartha.

from left, Jesse Eisenberg, Camille Mana, Remy Auberjonois, Justin Bartha.

 
Justin Bartha, Camille Mana

Justin Bartha, Camille Mana.

 
Jesse Eisenberg, Camille Mana

Jesse Eisenberg, Camille Mana.