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Asian American Theater Project taps into the need to prove oneself

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at Toyon Lounge speaks to the universal experience of competition but also the Asian American overachiever complex. Performances are on Nov. 29-30 and Dec. 1.

In spring 2012, Ken Savage and Asia Chiao decided to reboot the Asian American Theater Project (AATP) by scheduling a full academic year of productions for 2012-13, something that hasn’t been done in years, starting with The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee in fall quarter. Following Spelling Bee is Trying to Find Chinatown in…

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