The Program in Theater presents Sister Mok-rahn by Eunsung Kim, translated by Dayoung Jeong, and directed by visiting artist Seonjae Kim. This critically-acclaimed play captures the stories of separated people, like the divided North and South Koreas, through the perspective of a female North Korean defector. The production features visiting costume designer Hahnji Jang and visiting sound designer Fan Zhang; set, lighting and dramaturgy by senior Jenny Kim ’20; featuring senior Carol Lee ’20 in the lead role; and stage management by senior Hannah Semmelhack ’20.
Tickets: $10 students (Tiger Ticket eligible), $12 seniors, $12 general admission in advance; $17 general admission day of the event. Tickets will be available soon through University Ticketing at the Frist Campus Center box office or online at tickets.princeton.edu.
10 a.m.-8:30 p.m. — Exhibition: “Paintings of the Tongue: Picturing Reality in North Korea through the Stories of Defectors” | CoLab, Lewis Arts complex
2 p.m. — Portraying the Other on Stage through Translation — Workshop with Dayoung Jeong | W331, Lewis Arts complex
10 p.m. — Post-performance talkback with Dayoung Jeong (translator) and Seonjae Kim (director) | Wallace Theater, Lewis Arts complex
10 p.m. — Post-performance talkback with Seonjae Kim (director), Jenny Kim (dramaturg, designer, thesis proposer) and Carol Lee (actor, thesis proposer) | Wallace Theater, Lewis Arts complex
10 p.m. — Post-performance talkback with Princeton for North Korean Human Rights (PNKHR) speakers Dan Chung (Senior Analyst and Founder of Crossing Borders) and Ken Eom (North Korean Defector) | Wallace Theater, Lewis Arts complex
10 a.m.-4 p.m. — Princeton for North Korean Human Rights (PNKHR) 2020 Intercollegiate Conference: Facade | Whig Hall, Princeton campus
Co-produced by Princeton University’s East West Theater and in collaboration with Princeton for North Korean Human Rights. Co-sponsored by the Department of Comparative Literature and the Korean Language Program. Post-show conversations and student workshops are co-sponsored by Princeton’s Campus Conversations on Identities (CCI) Fund.