Ruth Leon recommends… The Chinese Lady – Timeline Theatre CompanyRuth Leon recommends
The Chinese Lady – Timeline Theatre Company
The Chinese Lady, the story of Afong Moy, the first Chinese woman to arrive in the United States in 1834, unearths hidden history with humour and insight, asking us to explore the way we consider both ourselves and others.
The New York Times said of this Chicago production, “We look at Afong and see whole centuries of American history. She’s no longer the Chinese lady. She is us.”
Starring Mi Kang and Glenn Obrero, Lloyd’s Suh’s play is directed by Helen Young. This production is available with either English captions or Chinese subtitles. Both languages available with purchase of a one time viewing, on demand June 7-19 $34.95.