San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle - 2020.

San Francisco Playhouse 4-Ticket Flex Pass - Your Choice of 4 Dates January 2 - September 14, 2019 (Reserve in Advance). The Fit) and a trio of shows new to the Bay Area, including dramas from diverse voices (King of the Yees, Yoga Play) and a rom-com (Significant Other). With your flex pass -- special to Goldstar members -- you can choose to use all four tickets on one show or you can.

King of the Yees at Baltimore Center Stage is an upbeat, humorous look at Asian-American life, the importance of family, and the differences between generations. Lauren Yee has crafted a beautiful piece that mixes comedy, poignancy, and fantasy that blends seamlessly. What, on the surface, could look like a parody of Asian-American culture, specifically Chinese culture, turns out to be a true.

Review: King of the Yees (Goodman Theatre): Chicago.

Growing up just outside of San Francisco’s Chinatown, Lauren Yee has always felt like an outsider, especially compared to her father Larry, the unofficial king of the Chinese community. But when her father disappears, she must embrace her heritage for the first time in order to find him. Explore America’s largest Chinatown through the eyes of a new generation in this hilarious and.San Francisco Bay Area theater reviews, interviews, and polemics. The Free Audience Weekly Theater Guide Podcast Interviews.San Francisco Playhouse produces Lauren Yee’s newest work, “King of the Yees.”.


San Francisco Playhouse is a nonprofit theatre in downtown San Francisco. Established in 2003, the Playhouse stages nine plays and musicals every year, including world and regional premieres, Broadway and Off-Broadway hits, and thought-provoking works from playwrights around the world. San Francisco theatre productions take place Tuesday through Sunday at the Playhouse’s Mainstage in the.Lauren Yee. Lauren Yee is a playwright born and raised in San Francisco. She currently lives in New York City. Her play Cambodian Rock Band, with music by Dengue Fever, premiered at South Coast Rep and is at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival this season, followed by La Jolla Playhouse and Victory Gardens.Her play The Great Leap has been produced at the Denver Center, Seattle Repertory, Atlantic.

King of the Yees fantastically staged by SF Playhouse. It has been almost 4 years since a Lauren Yee play appeared on the boards in San Francisco with her dramatic play “In a Word” staged as part of San Francisco’s Sand Box Series. In those intervening years she has honed her craft and is recognized as a consummate playwright earning.

Read More

That’s the case with Joshua Kahan Brody directing Lauren Yee’s “King of the Yees,” opening July 16 at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. It is set in a San Francisco Chinatown.

Read More

LAUREN YEE (Playwright, King of the Yees) was born and raised in San Francisco and currently lives in New York.Her plays include Ching Chong Chinaman (Pan Asian, Mu Performing Arts, SIS Productions and Impact Theatre), The Hatmaker's Wife (Playwrights Realm, The Hub, Moxie and AlterTheater), Hookman (Encore Theatre and Company One), in a word (rolling world premiere at San Francisco Playhouse.

Read More

Plays, musicals, stage shows, and live theatre performances at San Francisco Playhouse, San Francisco, CA.

Read More

Cygnet Theatre will stage its San Diego premiere in January. “King of the Yees” (2015): Another piece inspired by the playwright’s dad, this one is a fantastical variation on Larry Yee’s.

Read More

Joshua Kahan Brody directed the San Francisco Playhouse production. For nearly 20 years, playwright Lauren Yee’s father Larry (played by Francis Jue) has been a driving force in the Yee Family Association, a seemingly obsolescent Chinese American men’s club formed 150 years ago in the wake of the Gold Rush.

Read More

The King of Yees got me off to a good start at the San Francisco Playhouse this evening. I'll be returning, but only for orchestra seating. Lastly, note that the Playhouse is located on the second floor of the Kensington Park Hotel. There is no entrance into the theatre from the street level on Post Street.

Read More

King of the yees review, Lauren (Krystle Piamonte) listens to her father Larry (Francis Jue) explain the importance of family in “King of the Yees” at San Francisco. Lauren Yee (Krystle Piamonte) and her father Larry (Francis Jue) look to bridge gaps in their relationship in “King of the Yees” at San Francisco.

Read More

San Francisco Playhouse’s “King of the Yees” is a wild ride full of culture and familial warmth. By cleverly weaving aspects of Chinese culture into a tale about a father and daughter’s.

Read More

King of the Yees SF Playhouse. By Lauren Yee. Directed by Joshua Kahan Brody. For nearly 20 years, playwright Lauren Yee's father Larry has been a driving force in the Yee Family Association, a seemingly obsolescent Chinese American men's club formed 150 years ago in the wake of the Gold Rush. But when her father goes missing, Lauren must plunge into the rabbit hole of San Francisco Chinatown.

Read More