Carla Ching

THE TWO KIDS THAT BLOW SHIT UP

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Full-length Drama

THE TWO KIDS THAT BLOW SHIT UP

by Carla Ching

Diana and Max meet at 9 years old, the day their parents start having an affair. In the ensuing decades, they see each other through highs and lows, trying not to make the same mistakes their parents did. A play about trying not to fall in love with your best friend so you end up hating them.

Production Notes:

CASTING:

Character List:

Diana, 9-38; Chinese American

Max, 9-38; Korean American

Setting: 2016. New York, Las Vegas

Run Time:90 minutes

Author

Carla Ching

A native (and current) Angeleno, Carla called NYC home for 16 years. She started off writing/performing autobiographical work with pan-Asian collective Peeling which she still considers her first theater training. Her plays include Revenge Porn or the Story of a Body (O'Neill Playwrights Conference 2021), Nomad Motel (NY Premiere: Atlantic Theater Company... [FULL BIO]

Carla Ching

Q&A with playwright

Carla Ching

TRWPlays author Carla Ching was kind enough to share some time with TRW's Katie Stottlemire, and offered a revealing, candid and insightful look into her work. 

...poets, theatermakers, writers and artists aren't our prophets and seers anymore. Maybe they could and should be."

KATIE: Your plays NOMAD MOTEL and THE TWO KIDS THAT BLOW SHIT UP are different in plot and circumstance but explore similar themes. Both plays present complex family relationships and stories of love. In TWO KIDS...[FULL ARTICLE]