Critics are weighing in on the world premiere production of Lloyd Suh's The Far Country at Off-Broadway's Linda Gross Theater. Presented by Atlantic Theater Company, the play began previews November 17, and opened December 5 for a runt through January 1, 2023.
Set in the wake of the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act, The Far Country follows one family's journey from rural Taishan to California at a time when Chinese laborers have been banned from immigrating to the United States for 10 years.
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Starring in the cast are Ben Chase (Mondo Tragic), Jinn S. Kim (Race, Religion & Politics), Whit K. Lee (Assassins), Christopher Liam Moore (All The Way), Shannon Tyo (The Chinese Lady), Amy Kim Waschke, and Eric Yang (Legacy) under the direction of Eric Ting.
The production features scenic design by Clint Ramos, costume design by Junghyun Georgia Lee, lighting design by Jiyoun Chang, sound design by Fan Zhang, wigs, hair, and makeup by Tommy Kurzman, and casting by The Telsey Office's William Cantler, Karyn Casl, and Destiny Lilly. Alyssa K. Howard is production stage manager.
Check out photos from the show's opening night below.