May 20, 2017 , The Helen
Written by Lloyd Suh
Directed by Laura Kepley
In 1834, Afong Moy is brought to the United States from Beijing and put on display as the “Chinese Lady” for the American public. Over the next 55 years, she performs an ethnicity that both defines and challenges her own view of herself, as she witnesses stunning transformations in the American identity. Inspired by the true story of America’s first female Chinese immigrant, playwright Lloyd Suh unearths hidden history and spins a tale of dark poetic whimsy.
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