The Chinese Lady

The Chinese Lady

Central Square Theater
450 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge

1834. A 14 year old Afong Moy arrives in New York Harbor from Guangzhou Province. Immediately, she is put on display for the American public as "The Chinese Lady. " For the next half century, believing herself an ambassador to life in her native China, she performs under the gaze of curious white people. Lloyd Suh's poetic and subversively comedic tale offers a whimsical portrait of the United States, giving voice to our country's hidden history.

Thru - Dec 11, 2022

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