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The Chinese Lady

Presented by Central Square Theater and CHUANG Stage at Central Square Theater, Cambridge MA

Nov 10 2022
Dec 11 2022
The Chinese Lady

Sophorl Ngin. Photo: Nile Scott Studios.

“…piercing and intimate” – The New York Times

1834. A 14 year old Afong Moy brought to New York Harbor from Guangzhou Province. Immediately, she is put on display for the American public as “The Chinese Lady. ” For the next half century, believing herself an ambassador to life in her native China, she performs under the gaze of curious white people. Lloyd Suh’s poetic and subversively comedic tale offers a portrait of the United States, giving voice to our country’s hidden history.

The Chinese Lady is produced in partnership with

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$19.00 - $72.00 including fees

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Simple Mandarin Open Captions Every Friday 8pm performance.


Central Square Theater

450 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139


    • Assisted Listening System
    • Wheelchair Access

COVID-19 Phased Reopening Details

Face Masks Required: Yes
Social Distancing: No
Limited Capacity: No
Reservations Required: No
Proof of Vaccination Required: No

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Dates and Times

Sat, Dec 3, 2022

3:00 pm at Central Square Theater

Sat, Dec 3, 2022

8:00 pm at Central Square Theater

Sun, Dec 4, 2022

2:00 pm at Central Square Theater

Wed, Dec 7, 2022

10:00 am at Central Square Theater

Wed, Dec 7, 2022

7:30 pm at Central Square Theater