Co-World Premiere with Boise Contemporary Theater
A girl catches a last-minute flight to Maui. A boy finds the girl on the shores of Ka’anapali. Something strange and something familiar pulls them closer. They have sex on the beach and spend the week together. The week ends. The girl is 32. The boy is not.
Sideshow Theatre Company follows up its smash-hit production of Stupid F##king Bird with a sly, delicate, and very funny world premiere by Hansol Jung.
This play runs approximately 80 minutes without intermission.
No More Sad Things contains adult content and is not recommended for very young theatre-goers.
Hansol Jung’s work has been developed at the Royal Court (London), New York Theatre Workshop, Bushwick Starr, Asia Society New York, Lark Play Development Center, Seven Devils Playwright Conference, and OD Musical Theater Company (Seoul). Her works include No More Sad Things, Among the Dead, Wolf Play (Ground Floor Summer Residency at Berkeley Rep), Wild Goose Dreams, and Cardboard Piano (O’Neill Theatre Center New Play Conference). She has translated over thirty English musicals into Korean, including Evita, Dracula, Spamalot, and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, while working on several award winning musical theatre productions as director, lyricist and translator in Seoul, South Korea. She is the recipient of the MacDowell Colony Artist Residency, and International Playwrights Residency at Royal Court (London). Her plays have received Honorable Mention from the 2014 Arch and Bruce Brown Playwriting Competition (Cardboard Piano), the Paul Stephen Lim Playwriting Award (Among the Dead), the Pierre-Andre Salim Memorial Scholarship at Yale School of Drama, and was named 2014 finalist for the Ruby Prize (No More Sad Things). Hansol holds a Playwriting MFA from Yale School of Drama, and is a proud member of the Ma-Yi Theatre Writers Lab.