What happens when everything you love has been taken away? Call God, of course. But will God stop playing Xbox long enough to listen to you? Follow one drunk homeless man, one unscrupulous preacher, and one… maybe two inquisitive narrators on an irreverent journey to decipher the meaning of loss.
A panel discussion on loss, resilience, and mental health with (from left to right) David Pepper, MD; Christine Benvenuto, MFT; Dr. Amy Kilgard, and Steven D. Low.
A panel discussion on ambiguous loss, resilience, and common barriers to treating mental health issues in Asian American communities with (from left to right) Christina Vo, Dr. Matthew Mock, Teresa Trout, Steven D. Low.
“Tastes Like Chicken leads the audience to dive off the edge and where we land is hilarious and profound.”
– Andrew Jordan Nance, Former Director at New Conservatory Theatre, SF
“Tastes Like Chicken is theatre that makes a difference. Steven Low draws us in with powerful characters in unusual circumstances and then makes us think and feel with them as he explores the difficult terrain of loss with hilarity and heart.”
– Amy K. Kilgard, PhD., Professor of Performance Studies, SF State Univ.
What folks are saying about Tastes Like Chicken…
Tastes like Chicken is powerful and seamless. I couldn’t tear my eyes away, and the play stayed with me in delicious detail–at once deeply comic and disarmingly intimate. Steven Low is a brilliant, gifted writer.
– Carol Denny
Tastes like Chicken had me entranced with it’s wonderful characters.
– Audrey Kwan
Tastes Like Chicken pushes the boundaries of solo-theater and touches the emotional essense of loss.
– Laura Kohtz
His script, his performance, his vulnerability… ALL blew me away. Truly, I was captivated from beginning to end, and it continues to resonate with me even several days later.
– Laura McLively
Fucking amazing! It (Tastes Like Chicken) was a true work of art and that’s the highest compliment I can give.
– Michael McLively
Tastes Like Chicken is inspiring. Steven gives us insight into the unexpected inner lives of others.
– Hisae Matsuda, Editor of Leading with Love
Tastes LIke Chicken is that rare mix of absurdly hilarious and deeply profound.
– Marcus Duskin
Tastes Like Chicken was awesome–it had me on the edge of my seat.
– Duy Tran
That play (TLC) is still going to be with me a year from now. It was that deep.
– Kristen Shive
It’s (TLC) unrelentingly funny and vulnerable.
– Joanna Burgess
Amazing show!!! Really powerful stuff.
– Kate Ferroggiaro
Credit: Polly Hommel
Credit (chicken): Naotake Murayama