An interracial gay couple is faced with a microchip implant in order to remain together in Marcus Yi's serio-comedy The Procedure, a dystopic fairy tale pitting government control against love and sacrifice. A Living Room Theater production, written and directed by Sonia Nam and Marcus Yi, The Procedure will be performed on Friday 5/31/13 at 5:00pm, Tuesday 6/4/13 at 9:00pm, Saturday 6/8/13 at 12:30pm, Friday 6/14/13 at 9:00pm, Monday 6/17/13 at 4:30pm, and Thursday 6/20/13 at 5:00pm as part of the Planet Connections Theater Festivity. The Festival will take place at the Gene Frankel Theater, at 24 Bond St New York 10012.
Adrian, a man in his mid-thirties, is living the dream. He is a lawyer, married to a loving husband, Jacob, and is about to become a citizen of the United States. Everything seems rosy until the immigration interview, where he learns that the path to citizenship requires a microchip implant. In his eye. In the end, Adrian has to choose between the staying with the people he loves, and standing up for what is right.
Cast includes Stephen Thornton, Reynaldo Rivera, Fenny Novyane, Shubhra Prakash, Lauren Gralton and Richard Glucksberg. The running time of the show is approximately 75 minutes.