American Dreams

Velina Hasu Houston
LA Theatre Works
Directed by Peggy Shannon
After World War II, an African-American war vet brings home his Japanese bride. The family must learn to be tolerant of their new family member while dealing with prejudice in the outside world.
Production duration: 1 hr 45 min
LA Theatre Works

Cast & creative team


  • Fredella Banks
    Mary Bond Davis
  • Blue River Banks
    Yvonne Farrow
  • Fumiko Brennan
    Bonnie Oda Homsey
  • Bill
    Peter A. Jacobs
  • Creed Banks
    Carl Lumbly
  • Alexis Morgan
    Vonetta McGee
  • Lawrence
    Don Reed
  • Manfred
    Charlie Robinson
  • Setsuko
    Patricia Thomson


  • Peggy Shannon