CRITICS' PICK! “With this outraged, deeply compassionate play, Ms. Jung is kicking, and expanding our understanding.” - The New York Times, Read More
“Hansol Jung offers a unique brand of storytelling.” - Theatre in the Now, Read More“[Hansol Jung] is a smart writer [...] who is intuitive about structure, original in vision and powerful in her tapping into the untold story of history [...] Among the Dead is magical.” - Theatre Is Easy, Read More
- Gun Shots
- Strong Language
- Mild Adult Themes
- Minimum Fee: $100 per performance
- Time Period: 1970s, 1950s, 1940s / WWII
- Duration: 90 minutes
The scenes and settings alternate between the following spaces and times:
A hotel room in Seoul, South Korea, February 1975.
The WWII battlegrounds of Myitkyina, Myanmar, 1944 to 1945.
Hahn Gahng Bridge, 1950
- Additional Features: No intermission
- Features / Contains: Period Costumes
Casting1m, 2f, 1m or f
NUMBER FOUR - Female. Teens. Korean.
ANA WOODS - Female. Thirty. Half Korean, American.
JESUS - As you will. Contemporary, weird, young, ancient. Chameleon.
- Role(s) for Asian Actor(s)
Among the Dead premiered at the HERE Arts Center in a production by Ma-Yi Theater Copmpany in New York City in November 2016 under the direction of Ralph B Pena.