King of the Yees
King of the Yees Tickets

King of the Yees Tickets

Signature Theatre, Arlington
Sep 12, 2023 - Oct 22, 2023
Running time is approximately 2 hours, including one 15-minute intermission.
Finding yourself is one thing, but finding your parents?

About King of the Yees

A vibrant, semi-autobiographical comedy about community, culture and the connection between fathers and daughters.

Playwright Lauren Yee (Cambodian Rock Band) is rehearsing her newest show about her father (which she has not told him about), when he joyfully bursts through the doors and interrupts the actors. After he later goes missing, the younger Yee must embark on a quest through San Francisco’s famous Chinatown, beyond the iconic Dragon’s Gate, through a bustling maze of alleys and magical portals, to find him before it’s too late.

Bitingly funny, heartfelt, and imaginative, King of the Yees is an exuberant epic of rediscovering heritage and becoming a part of, instead of apart from, one’s story.

“A delightfully disorderly entertainment, as sprawling and silly as it is unexpectedly moving.” – Los Angeles Times

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This show is recommended for mature teens and up. Signature does not admit children under 6 years old.