The King of Hell's Palace

September 25 - October 9, 2016

When the Henan Ministry of Health begins paying citizens for blood plasma which is then sold to pharmaceutical companies, impoverished farmers in the province's remote villages sell blood to buy fertilizer, mend their houses and create a better life for their children. As corrupt health officials cut costs to maximize profits, safety standards are ignored, bringing potential catastrophe to China's most vulnerable population. Inspired by true events, this gripping drama explores the conflicts that arise when a community's greatest source of capital becomes their own bodies.

Recommended for ages 14 and up.

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  • The King of Hell’s Palace
    Celeste Den (Pearl/Lili), Wai Yim (Wen/Director Zhang), James Saito (Chen/Old Yang), Jo Mei (Yin-Yin/Pei-Pei), Rammel Chan (Little Yi) and C.S. Lee (Stone/Kuan) in King of Hell’s Palace, a play by Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig. Directed by Tea Alagić at Goodman Theatre (September 25 - October 9, 2016).

  • The King of Hell’s Palace
    Michelle Krusiec (Jasmine/Han-Han) in King of Hell’s Palace, a play by Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig. Directed by Tea Alagić at Goodman Theatre (September 25 - October 9, 2016).

  • The King of Hell’s Palace
    Mia Park (Luo Na/Dr. Gao), Celeste Den (Pearl/Lili), Rammel Chan (Little Yi), Wai Yim (Wen/Director Zhang), James Saito (Chen/Old Yang) and Jo Mei (Yin-Yin/Pei-Pei) in King of Hell’s Palace, a play by Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig. Directed by Tea Alagić at Goodman Theatre (September 25 - October 9, 2016).

  • The King of Hell’s Palace
    Celeste Den (Pearl/Lili), Wai Yim (Wen/Director Zhang), Mia Park (Luo Na/Dr. Gao), C.S. Lee (Stone/Kuan) and Jo Mei (Yin-Yin/Pei-Pei) in King of Hell’s Palace, a play by Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig. Directed by Tea Alagić at Goodman Theatre (September 25 - October 9, 2016).

  • The King of Hell’s Palace
    Rammel Chan (Little Yi), C.S. Lee (Stone/Kuan) ), James Saito (Chen/Old Yang) and Wai Yim (Wen/Director Zhang) in King of Hell’s Palace, a play by Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig. Directed by Tea Alagić at Goodman Theatre (September 25 - October 9, 2016).

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