Mia Chung, Kristoffer Diaz Among Those to Premiere New Works During Woolly Mammoth's 2012-2013 Season

March 13, 2012

Mia Chung and Kristoffer Diaz
Mia Chung and Kristoffer Diaz
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Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company has announced productions for its 2012-2013 season, which will include world premieres from Mia Chung, Mike Daisey and Aaron Posner.

The season will open with Kristoffer Diaz' The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity (September 3-30), directed by John Vreeke and featuring Jose Joaquin Perez, Michael Russotto, and Jamin Olivencia. This 2010 Pulitzer Prize finalist is set in the larger-than-life world of professional wrestling. The design team will feature Misha Kachman (set), Colin K. Bills (lighting), Misha Kachman and Ivania Stack (costumes), Chris Baine (sound), Jared Mezzocchi (video), and Joe Isenberg (fight choreography).

The world premiere of Mia Chung's You for Me for You, presented in association with Ma-Yi Theater Company will follow, November 5-December 2. Yury Urnov will direct this work, about two North Korean sisters who make a bargain with a smuggler to flee to the United States. When one of the sisters is denied passage because she is too weak to make the treacherous transpacific crossing, the other sister makes a promise to race across time and space to save her.

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