24 - 28 May 2022
Barons Court Theatre
£15 / £10
Recommended for 15+
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Jun-Hwei: Andy Liu
River/ANON B: Lisa Maeda
A-Wen/Al: Kyle Ogata
Ming/Margo: Haoyu Wang
Playwright: Hector T.J. Huang
Director: Tianxin Tian
Scenographer: Jamie Lu
Assistant Director: Belle Bao
Associate artist: Xinxi Du
Producer: Lasse Bohnsack
Irrelevant Theatre and Vibrant Productions, in association with Kibo Productions Presents:
A Thousand Papercuts Still Skin Deep
by Hector T.J. Huang
Directed by Tianxin Tian World Premiere
2 timelines, 2 cities, and 4 queer friends.
1 anonymous hookup, 1 ex-(platonic) girlfriend, 1 potential boyfriend, and 1,000 paper cuts that hurt way much more than they appear to - they cut deep into your soul where nobody can see.
A Thousand Papercuts Still Skin Deep is a raw but tender play that dissects and attempts to heal queer angst and relationships with a dash of offbeat humour.
Set in Taipei and London, Hector’s modern, unflinching text shines a spotlight on growing up queer in East Asia in a story rarely seen onstage anywhere.
Written by Hector T.J. Huang, directed by Tianxin Tian, and featuring an East-Asian all-lgbtq+ cast.