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Snow in Midsummer

2020 Drama
Played October 19 - October 26, 2020 Evenings at 7:30pm

Snow in Midsummer

Overview

“Men in this town were born with mouths that can right wrongs with a few words. Why are you too timid to speak?”

Executed for a murder she did not commit, young widow Dou Yi vows that if she is innocent, snow will fall in midsummer and a catastrophic drought will strike. Three years later, a businesswoman visits the parched, locust-plagued town to take over an ailing factory. When her young daughter is tormented by an angry ghost, the new factory owner must expose the injustices Dou Yi suffered before the curse destroys every living thing. A contemporary re-imagining of one of China’s most famous classical dramas, Snow in Midsummer was first produced as part of the “Chinese Translations Project” at the Royal Shakespeare Company. A second production was received in 2018 at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.

Venue

KHQP Radio Theatre

Ticket Prices

Free! However, space is limited. Please reserve tickets below so you can be sure to hear the livestream!
estimated run time 1 hr 57 mins
  • House Opens We will be live on air 15 minutes prior to show time.
  • Act 1 (57 mins)
  • Intermission (10 mins)
  • Act 2 (50 mins)
  • Show Ends

Cast

Sarah Lo
Dou Yi View
Sunam Ellis
Tianyun Lin View
Richard Nguyen Sloniker*
Handsome Zhang View
Christian Quinto
Rocket Wu View
Kathy Hsieh
Nurse Wong/Mother Cai View
Lily Boyle
Fei Fei View
Scott Koh
Worker Huang/Master Zhang/Ensemble View
Samson Syharath
Worker Chen/Ensemble View
Denny Le
Worker Fang/Ensemble View
Lee Yang
Worker Zhou/Ensemble View
*Member of the Actor's Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.