Productions

Duck/Rabbit

Duck/Rabbit

Co-commissioned with Chinese Arts Now as part of CAN Festival 2021 Pamela Carter’s new film is the story of, a conversation between, two women – her grandmothers who never met. Tan Miau Lang in Singapore and Phyllis Smalley in Lancaster, England.  Carter is a writer for performance – in theatre, opera, the visual arts, and […]
Signal Fires: Beyond Chinatown – A British East and South East Asian Guide to Manchester’s Past, Present and Future

Signal Fires: Beyond Chinatown – A British East and South East Asian Guide to Manchester’s Past, Present and Future

Yellow Earth Theatre is bringing together their Yellow Earth Manchester Performers and Writers Academies and North West based creatives to present A fire burns to signal that we’re here. To show our numbers and celebrate our stories. To pass the torch from the past to the present, looking towards the future. British East and South […]
The Apology

The Apology

In Autumn 2020, Yellow Earth had planned to return to the Arcola with The Apology as part of the their 20th Anniversary Season. Due to Covid 19 we’ve had to postpone our plans and hope to bring the play to audiences in 2021. Arcola Theatre and Yellow Earth Theatre present in association with The North […]
Fix

Fix

Unbroken Theatre in association with the Pleasance and Yellow Earth Theatre present Fix懼 Written by Julie TsangDirected by Jen Tan “I have lived with these trees and watched them grow. You have been away from here for too long, you don’t see it. Or you have simply forgotten…” Responding to a call-out, a repairman finds […]
Flight Paths

Flight Paths

Images from the Flight Paths production March – April 2019 “Welcome on board this flight to London. Please fasten your seat belts.” An Extant and Yellow Earth Theatre co-production Two blind women take centre stage sometimes on aerial silks, sometimes with their feet firmly on the ground but always surrounded by voices, music, stories and […]
Under the Umbrella

Under the Umbrella

Yellow Earth in association with Tamasha presents the Belgrade Theatre production of Wei is a smart girl. Men prefer to marry women who aren’t smarter than themselves. Class B men choose class C women. Class A choose class B. Wei is a Class A woman. What’s she going to get? A PhD. By Amy Ng, […]
Flight Paths

Flight Paths

  “Welcome on board this flight to London. Please fasten your seat belts.” An Extant and Yellow Earth Theatre co-production Two blind women take centre stage sometimes on aerial silks, sometimes with their feet firmly on the ground but always surrounded by voices, music, stories and ghosts. Inspired by the Goze, blind female performers who […]
MOUNTAINS: The Dreams of Lily Kwok

MOUNTAINS: The Dreams of Lily Kwok

MOUNTAINS: The Dreams of Lily Kwok “Visually arresting, admirably unflinching depiction of an extraordinary real-life success story” The Stage ⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Chappell’s script is a triumph, showcasing not only strong women, but strong East Asian women..immensely moving, humbling and inspiring story.” The Reviews Hub ⭐⭐⭐⭐ “A remarkable production that combines a cleverly structured script with outstanding […]
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