Lewis Center for the Arts Program in Theater presents Charles Francis Chan Jr.’s Exotic Oriental Murder Mystery, Lloyd Suh’s fantasia on Asian America, a satirical play that hilariously challenges racial stereotype and caricature, helmed by Princeton University’s Lecturer in Theater Peter Kim. The cast includes theater seniors Kathy Zhao as Kathy and Ross Barron as Chan, with costume design by senior Julia Peiperl. Performances are February 10, 11, 16, 17 & 18 at 8:00 p.m. in the Marie and Edward Matthews ’53 Acting Studio at 185 Nassau Street. The Feb. 17th performance will be American Sign Language-interpreted.
Tickets are available through University Ticketing online and at the Frist Campus Center box office: $12 general/$11 students & seniors when purchased in advance; $17 general/$15 students & seniors on the day of the performance or at the door. This event is Tiger Ticket eligible for Princeton students through Passport to the Arts.
Peter Kim is an actor, producer and activist in New York City. As an actor, he has appeared on Broadway, Off-Broadway (Playwrights Horizons, Second Stage, Signature Theatre, Public Theater, Play Company, Ma-Yi, NAATCO, EST) and regionally as well as TV, films and commercials. He is the Associate Producer of NAATCO (National Asian American Theatre Company) which won a 2016 OBIE Award and was nominated for a Drama League Award for Outstanding Revival for its production of Awake and Sing! at The Public Theater. He is a Steering Committee member of AAPAC (Asian American Performers Action Coalition) and the co-creator of the critically acclaimed Off-Broadway comedy, “SIDES: The Fear is Real…”. He holds an MFA in Acting from the Yale School of Drama, a BFA from New York University and is the recipient of the Lilah Kan Red Socks Award.