The Far Country (Off-Broadway, Atlantic Theater Company/Linda Gross Theater, 2022) | Playbill

The Far Country



In the wake of the Chinese Exclusion Act, an unlikely family carries invented biographies and poems of longing on an arduous journey from rural Taishan to Angel Island Detention Center, in hopes of landing in San Francisco Bay.

Intimate and epic, The Far Country examines the true cost of selling the past for the promise of a brighter future.

Directed by Eric Ting

Cast Includes Ben Chase, Jinn S. Kim, Whit K. Lee, Christopher Liam Moore, Shannon Tyo, Amy Kim Waschke, Eric Yang


Drama Desk Award
2023 Outstanding Lighting Design of a Play Nominee
Lucille Lortel Award
2023 Outstanding Lighting Design Nominee
2023 Outstanding Scenic Design Nominee

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