The VerdictReviews: Here's What Critics Think of Lloyd Suh's The Far Country
The story of one Chinese family immigrating to the United States in the 19th century makes its world premiere Off-Broadway.
December 07, 2022
Critics are weighing in on the world premiere production of Lloyd Suh's The Far Countryat Off-Broadway's Linda Gross Theater. Presented by Atlantic Theater Company, the play began previews November 17, and opened December 5 for a runt through January 1, 2023.
Set in the wake of the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act, The Far Country follows one family's journey from rural Taishan to California at a time when Chinese laborers have been banned from immigrating to the United States for 10 years.
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Starring in the cast are Ben Chase (Mondo Tragic), Jinn S. Kim (Race, Religion & Politics), Whit K. Lee (Assassins), Christopher Liam Moore (All The Way), Shannon Tyo (The Chinese Lady), Amy Kim Waschke, and Eric Yang (Legacy) under the direction of Eric Ting.