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Yellow Earth Theatre presents
KING OF THE YEES
Saturday 25 November
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In a nutshell
An epic joyride across cultural, national and familial borders.
For nearly 20 years Lauren Yee’s father Larry has been a driving force in the Yee Family Association, a seemingly obsolescent Chinese men’s club formed 150 years ago in the wake of the Gold Rush. But when her father goes missing, Lauren plunges into the rabbit hole of San Francisco Chinatown to confront a world both foreign and familiar. At once bitingly hilarious and heartbreakingly honest, King of the Yees is an epic joyride across cultural, national and familial borders.
What to Expect
Staged reading of a new play
Lauren Yee’s King of the Yees premiered recently at Chicago’s Goodman Theatre and will soon be seen at San Francisco’s ACT Theatre and Canada's National Arts Centre. Upcoming: Cambodian Rock Band at South Coast Rep; The Great Leap at Denver Center, Seattle Rep and Atlantic Theatre Company. Commissions: Geffen Playhouse, La Jolla Playhouse, Lincoln Center, Portland Center Stage, and Trinity Rep. Lauren was recently announced as winner of the National Arts Club’s 2017 Kesselring Prize, past winners include Tony Kushner.
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Things you should know
Suitable for ages 14+
This event is wheelchair accessible.