Casting has been announced for the world première production of WORTH, a new darkly comic drama exploring immigration and family secrets from Chinese Canadian writer, Joanne Lau.
Mingyu Lin directs Arthur Lee (The King and I, London Palladium) in the role of Jacob, Jennifer Lim (Wild Swans (Young Vic/American Repertory Theater) plays Penny, Stephen Hoo (Running Wild, Chichester Festival Theatre) plays Ted, Sara Chia-Jewell (Caliph, VAULT Festival) plays May and Zachary Hing (My Neighbour Totoro, RSC/Barbican) plays Anthony).
WORTH confronts the truth of generational trauma in immigrant families, inspired by true events. The production opens at Arcola Theatre on 12 April, with previews from 7 April, and runs until 29 April, before transferring to Chester’s Storyhouse, playing from 5 to 20 May.
Worth is presented by New Earth Theatre and Storyhouse, in association with Arcola Theatre