You for Me for You

As they attempt to flee the Best Nation in the World, North Korean sisters Minhee and Junhee are torn apart at the border. Each must race across time and space to be together again—navigating the perilous Land of the Free and the treacherous terrain of personal belief.

Cast Requirements

3 F, 2 M

Set Description



“…(a) magical universe…a dizzying, sometimes surreal tale…endlessly creative…”- The Washingtonian

“Mia Chung’s world premiere about North Korean defectors is one of the more original productions to cross the Washington, D.C., stage this season.” -Baltimore Post Examiner

“…compelling and brilliantly staged…” -Washington City Paper


Production and Development History

Upcoming UK premiere: The Royal Court Theatre - December 3, 2015-January 9, 2016

Additional upcoming productions in 2016: Portland Playhouse, Mu Performing Arts.

Premiere at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company in association with Ma-Yi Theatre Company (2012); second production at Company One (2013).

Workshopped and read at Playwrights Realm, Ma-Yi Theatre Company, Inkwell/Page to Stage Festival, Washington DC (2011); Icicle Creek/ACT, Seattle (2011)