Sunday, May 7
Nuyorican Poets Cafe (236 E 3rd Street, Second Avenue/F Train)
FREE + Open to public. First come, first served.
Written by Eunsung Kim (South Korea) & translated by Dayoung Jeong
Directed by Seonjae Kim
Desperate to reunite with her parents, a North Korean defector decides to return to her nation’s capital, Pyongyang. All she needs is 50 million won. Thus she is forced to navigate South Korean capitalism.
Eunsung Kim is a South Korean playwright and the Director of Dalnara Dongbakkot Company. He was born in Bosung in 1977 and lives in Seoul. He received his BFA in Directing at the Korea National University of Arts. His debut play, Shidong Rahsah, was awarded with the Korea Times Award for Best Play in 2006. Kim is the recipient of multiple awards including Daesan Creative Writing Funds, Dong-A Theater Award for Best Play, Doosan Artist Award, and Cha Bumseok Play Award. His major works include Sunshine Warriors, Sister Mok-rahn, Mother Yonbian, Hamik, Uncle Soonwoo, Lunar Soap Opera, Tideland (Bbul), and Bbang Bbang Bbang.
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