June 3 – June 18, 2017
8 – 2PM
8 – 2PM
Yangtze Repertory Theatre of America, Inc. presents
A new play by Frances Ya-Chu ChowhigJun 03, 2017 through Jun 18, 2017 Limited Engagement Where do we go when we die? In Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig’s dark and dazzling play, a boy named Seventeen has committed suicide and wanders into the Chinese Land of the Dead, a dominion ruled by Goddess of Mercy and Monkey King. His elder sister, Twenty-One, has been reliving the night of the suicide in order to find her lost brother. Between the lines of life and death, the siblings reflect on identity and explore heritage, but in the end, they must face the ultimate question: if there is no love without pain, what does it mean to love? Yangtze Repertory Theatre of America returns to Theater for the New City June 2 to 18 to present the New York premiere of “410[GONE]” by Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig, the prize-winning author of “The World of Extreme Happiness.” The dark and dazzling play uses comedy, Chinese mythology and cyber-imagery to explore how we release loved ones when they are gone. The play will be acted in English with Chinese subtitles. Chongren Fan directs. The actors are Carolina Do, Edgar Eguia, Meilin Gray, Gerardo Pelati and Roger Yeh. Scenic, costume and sound design are by Joseph Wolfslau. Lighting design is by Yi-Chung Chen. Stage managed by Bonnie McHeffey. Perform in English, with Chinese subtitles.