Mu Performing Arts presents a World Premiere Commission
The Tiger Among Us
a new play by Lauren Yee
directed by Ellen Fenster
assistant directed by Kathy Mouacheupao
cultural consultaion by Katie Ka Vang
A modern-day Midwestern folktale about a Hmong American family and the tenuous bonds that tie us together.
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Gaosong Vang, Maxwell Chonk Thao, Saikong Yang, Sheng Kong, Claire Bancroft and Garry Geiken*
(*Member, Actors’ Equity Association)
January 25 – February 10, 2013
Mixed Blood Theatre
1501 South 4th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454
November in Minnesota: to bored high schooler Lia, it’s just another fricking cold month. But for Lia’s troubled father, November means the start of the hunting season and a chance to capture what has eluded him his entire life. For her entrepreneurial brother Pao, each day offers the opportunity to scratch out a new way of living in this rural landscape. But soon, Lia finds herself caught between her responsibilities and her dreams. And just outside their door, something is about to break.
NOTE: Contains strong language. Recommended for ages 12+.