Tickets start at $25
About the Play
The Chinese Lady
by Lloyd Suh
October 11 – November 6, 2022
piercing & poetic portrait
In 1834, 14-year-old Afong Moy was the first Chinese woman to come to America. She spent her life traveling across the country as a living exhibition for a paying public, who were mesmerized by her exotic ways and unnerved by her bound feet. Inspired by a true story, this critically acclaimed play unearths hidden history as a displaced woman and a young nation struggle with how to define themselves.
*Part of IRT's INclusion Series: Celebrating Diverse Storytelling
APPROXIMATE RUN TIME: 1 hour and 30 minutes
The Chinese Lady contains anti-Asian slurs, descriptions of foot binding and violence against Asian Americans, and depictions of smoking and alcohol consumption. Recommended for patrons 8th grade and above.