Citizen Who Hits Arizona

Eric Liu’s One-Man Show Gets a Second Performance—and Continues to Evolve

Eric Liu is an author, educator, and civic entrepreneur. But in his one-man show, Citizen Who, he is also a storyteller, a violin player, and an actor who embodies the lives, disappointments, and dreams of a diverse group of people in order to explore basic notions about what it means to be an American.

The second performance of Citizen Who, which Liu wrote and produced as part of his fellowship at the Center for Social Cohesion at Arizona State University, took place in front of a full house at the Stage …

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