How to Be a Korean Woman written and performed by Sun Mee Chomet
directed and dramaturged by Zaraawar Mistry
How to Be a Korean Woman is a hilarious, heartfelt and personal telling of Korean-American adoptee Sun Mee Chomet's (The Burial at Thebes, The Intelligent Homosexual..., The Two Gentlemen of Verona) search for her birth family in Seoul, South Korea. This poignant one-woman show -- told from the perspective of an adult adoptee -- uses text, music and movement to explore themes of family, love, adulthood and the universal longing to know one's past. On the heels of Chomet's two sold-out Twin Cities engagements and recent performances in Seoul, South Korea, the Guthrie welcomes her groundbreaking production to the Dowling Studio for just four performances.
Company: Sun Mee Chomet
Creative Team: Zaraawar Mistry (Director and Dramaturg), Kao Lee Thao (Set Designer), Mike Wangen (Lighting), Forest Godfrey (Sound Designer), Cana Potter (Costume Design), Grant Cutler (Composer),Laurie Carlos (Movement), Audrey Park (Voice and Dialect) and Sam Mistry (Stage Manager).
Performance Dates: September 19 – September 22, 2013
Opening Night: Thursday, September 19 at 7:30 p.m.
Performance Dates: Friday, September 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, September 21 at 7:30 p.m
Sunday, September 22 at 7:00 p.m.
Location: Guthrie Theater – Dowling Studio
818 South 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55415
Pricing: Single tickets priced $22-$39
(Discounts for children, students and seniors available)