ON THIS SIDE OF THE WORLD
A New Song Cycle, In Concert Music & Lyrics
by PAULO K TIRÓL
On this Side of the World is a collection of songs capturing voices from the Filipino immigrant experience in the United States. Featuring the entire original cast from the 2019 Spring premiere, Prospect presents an encore of this new song cycle in a concert format, featuring three new songs on February 3 & 4, 2020. Paulo K Tiról’s wistful, joyous song cycle is a vibrant mosaic of love and loss, humor and heartache, yearning and faith eight thousand miles from home.
CONFIDENCE (AND THE SPEECH)
by SUSAN LAMBERT HATEM
Diane associated directed Susan Lambert Hatem's Confidence (and the Speech). It opened Off-Broadway November 20 at Theatre Row, starring April Armstrong as U.S. President Jimmy Carter.
by JESSICA HAGEDORN
Diane played Charma in Ma-Yi Theater Company's Felix Starro. Marking the first off-Broadway musical created by Filipino Americans, Felix Starro explores issues of faith, family, love, loss, betrayal, and what it means to be an undocumented Filipino immigrant in America.