Monday - Saturday @ 12PM - 1PM Thursday - Friday @ 6PM - 7PM
DINNER IS SERVED. SO ARE JUICY FAMILY SECRETS.
More than one family secret comes out of the closet in this cultural comedy with a fortune cookie twist! Chinese-Canadian Jade Wong is caught between being true to herself and living up to her family’s cultural expectations. When her father invites a surprise guest to celebrate Chinese New Years, secrets are revealed and family bonds are tested. Winner of the Discovery Prize in the 2006 Alberta Playwrighting Competition, this funny and heart-warming coming out story speaks to anyone who has ever faced an awkward family dinner!
Developed through the Suncor Stage One Festival of New Work.
Chantelle Han - Lillian Jamie Matchullis - Jennifer Kelsey Verzotti - Jade Ben Wong - Charlie
Dale Lee Kwong - Playwright Trevor Rueger - Director Chris Stockton - RBC Emerging Director Terry Gunvordahl - Scenic & Lighting Design Rebecca Toon - Costume Design Aidan Lytton - Sound Design JP Lord - Assistant Sound Design Ashley Rees - Stage Manager
"Hear from playwright Dale Lee Kwong about her play Ai Yah! Sweet & Sour Secrets about family secrets being revealed during Chinese New Year."
Artslink, Listen to Interview HERE
"Kelsey Verzotti, sits down with Russell Bowers and CBC Daybreak to chat about how she ended up here to join the Wong Family"
Daybreak AB, Listen to Interview HERE
"...A heartwarming, hilarious, and relevant show for this day and age that gives an insight into a world I’ve not seen a lot of theatre touch on."
Alberta Theatre Guide, Read Review HERE
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