About the Grant

$15,000 to support The DNA Trail: A Genealogy of Short Plays about Ancestry, Identity, and Utter Confusion (MAP 2008), conceived by Jamil Khoury for the Silk Road Theatre Project.

About the Project

Theatre meets science as a diverse group of playwrights each agree to take a genealogical DNA test in this identity-defying collection of short plays. Self, family, community, ethnicity, race, history, geography – it’s all up for grabs! Participating playwrights in the development of the DNA Trail are: Philip Kan Gotanda, Velina Hasu Houston, David Henry Hwang, Jamil Khoury, Shishir Kurup, Lina Patel, and Elizabeth Wong.

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Silk Road Theatre Project

The DNA Trail


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