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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 […]
Tsunagu/Connect

Tsunagu/Connect

Kumiko Mendl and Kazuko Hohki present in association with Yellow Earth No one knows how many Japanese women are living in the UKNo-one knows why they came No one knows how long they have been hereNo-one knows their stories See how you can get involved. Free video workshops for young people. Meet the team. See […]
TYPHOON 2019

TYPHOON 2019

We are pleased to announce the plays selected for TYPHOON2019 are: Buried Kingdom by Kim Ho, directed by Emily Ling Williams Friday, 27 September – Tristan Bates Theatre There will be a talk back after the reading with playwright Kim Ho and Jean-Baptiste Phou, Head of Creative Programs, Cambodian Living Arts. Chapters of a Floating […]
TYPHOON 2019

TYPHOON 2019

Yellow Earth’s popular biennial playreading festival, TYPHOON, will be returning this autumn, showcasing a new selection of bold new writing by playwrights of East Asian* decent from around the globe. Dates: Tristan Bates Theatre27 September, 4 and 11 October Soho Theatre18 and 25 October Full schedule will be announced in early September. Each afternoon will […]
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 […]
Winds of Change/Ashita No Kaze Vol 2

Winds of Change/Ashita No Kaze Vol 2

Yellow Earth Theatre, StoneCrabs and One Two Works Winds of Change/Ashita No Kaze Vol 2 Japanese Contemporary Plays and Playwrights Festival This September an exciting month long festival brings to the UK a new series of contemporary Japanese plays by some of Japan’s most celebrated playwrights. The Festival will include script in hand readings in […]
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