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The Joy Luck Club
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The Joy Luck Club

Sierra Madre Playhouse
Sierra Madre Playhouse
87 W. Sierra Madre Blvd
Sierra Madre, CA , 91024-2462

San Francisco, 1987. A quartet of Chinese women meet regularly at their Joy Luck Club to play Mah Jong and socialize. When the group’s founder passes away, her American-born daughter is invited to join the group.

 

The Joy Luck Club tells the story of four older Chinese-American women and their complex relationships with their American-born daughters. The play moves from China in the early 20th Century and San Francisco from the 1950s to the 1980s, as the eight women struggle across a seemingly unpassable chasm of culture, generation and expectations to find strength and happiness,

 

The cast includes (in alphabetical order) Christopher Chen, Lee Chen, Victor Chi,  Debbie Fan, April Lam, Katharine Chen Lerner, Christine Liao, Sharline Liu, Peggy Lu, Nancy Ma, Grace Shen and Gloria Tsai..

 

Tim Dang directs. Adapted by Susan Kim from the novel by Amy Tan. There will be a Pay What You Can performance on Monday, September 30.

August 23 - October 5, 2019
sundays:
2:00pm
mondays:
8:00pm
fridays:
8:00pm
saturdays:
2:00pm & 8:00pm
Genre: Drama