Discover King of the Yees

STARTS 4/6/2017 The Alice Center at Goodman Theatre
6pm Tickets are $25 including a pre-show reception and performance

Thursday, April 6 | 6pm
The Alice Center, Walter Family Foundation Lab
6pm Reception
7:30pm King of the Yees performance

Enjoy complimentary food and drinks as you mingle with other fans of new work and hear from playwright Lauren Yee about her process of writing this new play. Then, see a performance of King of the Yees—a hilarious and heartfelt new comedy that explores America’s largest Chinatown. Join Goodman Theatre as we dive deeper into the world of this madcap celebration of family and cultural identity.

Tickets are $25 with code DISCOVER.


  • April 2016

    King of the Yees

    March 31 - April 30 | In the Owen
    Explore the vivid history of America’s largest Chinatown through the eyes of a new generation in Lauren Yee’s hilarious and touching celebration of family.The affable Larry Yee remains a driving force in the San Francisco Chinese American community as the head of the Yee Family Association, a seemingly obsolescent men's club dedicated to the preservation of the Yee line. His daughter Lauren, however, is dismissive of its patriarchal culture policy, despite her father’s lifelong dedication to the group. When Larry suddenly goes missing, Lauren’s desperate search drops her into a strange but familiar world where she will have to embrace the past in order to get her father back.