Hiroshima Nagasaki Peace Memorial 2019 - August 09

Actors Refuge Repertory Theatre

 Crew Who's Who 

  • Utako Toyama, SkyBridge head shot

    Utako Toyama, SkyBridge

    Composer (of WE DECLARE PEACE)

    Utako is a singer-songwriter and a composer of our finale song: WE DECLARE PEACE which has won a John Lennon Peace Composition Award. The song was also chosen as 1 of 13 songs on SOWA Song For Social Change 2018. She is the founder of SkyBridge, an international vocal ensemble with a slogan: “We look different, we ALL smile the same.” SkyBridgeMusic.org

  • Rosanna Yamagiwa Alfaro head shot

    Rosanna Yamagiwa Alfaro

    Playwright (for "My Parents and Nagasaki")

    Rosanna is a Huntington Theatre Company Playwriting Fellow and a 2011 Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Fellow in Playwriting. Her play, Before I Leave You (2011), has been produced by the Huntington. Her plays include Behind Enemy Lines (Pan Asian Repertory Theatre), Mishima (East West Players), Martha Mitchell (Edinburgh Fringe Festival; Theater Center Philadelphia; Six Figures Theater Company, New York; and others), Barrancas (Magic Theatre), Pablo and Cleopatra (New Theater), Mexico City (The Boston Women on Top Festival) and It Doesn't Take a Tornado and Amsterdam (La MaMa ETC.). She is the writer and narrator of Japanese American Women: A Sense of Place, a documentary directed by Leita Hagemann Luchetti (part of a Smithsonian Institution exhibit and aired by PBS in Seattle). Most recently, her new play Golp has had a play-reading in Harvard Square. She is also a founding member of Asian American Playwright Collaborative.

  • Ann-Marie Laurendeau head shot

    Ann-Marie Laurendeau

    HMUA (for "My Parents and Nagasaki")

    (HMUA for "My Parents and Nagasaki") is a Boston-based makeup artist, hairstylist and educator with over 20 years working in a variety of media. Her experiences include countless corporate/retail businesses, celebrities, entertainers & sports figures for television, photo shoots, stage productions and Broadway theatre. Her work is often seen on networks such as ABC, CBS & CNN. Her clients include BOSE, Live Nation, Boston Bruins, Rob Grownkowski, TED Talks, Self, Shape and MORE Magazine. https://www.anemonemakeup.com

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