“acquiesce offers rich insight into living between cultures.”—Karen Fricker, The Toronto Star
“Comedy confronting tragedy in such an enlightening way is deserving of a municipal holiday for its achievement.” —Toronto Stage
“It has everything you could want in a play. Terrific writing, engaging characters, an interesting plot, excellent acting, and impressive direction.” —Sam Mooney, Mooney on Theatre
From the award-winning author of carried away on the crest of a wave and lady in the red dress comes a moving story of tradition, family, and pain passed down through generations.
Plagued by the success of his first book and haunted by his past, Sin Hwang arrives in Hong Kong with some unusual cargo and a lot of emotional baggage. Featuring a surreal cast of characters, from a foul-mouthed Paddington Bear to a wisecracking Buddhist monk, this sharply comedic and heartbreakingly poignant tale of self, familial, and spiritual discovery reflects the cycles from which we must all break free as we find our way.