The World of Extreme Happiness 2015

Opened: February 24, 2015
Closing: March 29, 2015

The World of Extreme Happiness - 2015 - Off-Broadway History , Info & More

New York City Center
131 West 55th St. (between 6th and 7th Avenues) New York, NY 10019

Unwanted from the moment she's born, Sunny (Jennifer Lim) is determined to escape her life in rural China and forge a new identity in the city. As naïve as she is ambitious, Sunny views her new job in a grueling factory as a stepping stone to untold opportunities. When fate casts her as a company spokeswoman at a sham PR event, Sunny's bright outlook starts to unravel in a series of harrowing and darkly comic events, as she begins to question a system enriching itself by destroying its own people.

The World of Extreme Happiness - 2015 - Off-Broadway Cast

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Yangtze Repertory Theatre Adds Performances Of SALESMAN之死 To Sold-Out Run At Connelly Theater
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 20, 2023

Due to popular demand and critical acclaim, Yangtze Repertory Theatre, in association with Gung Ho Projects, has announce two additional performances of Salesman之死 as part of its sold-out run at the Connelly Theater (220 E 4th St, Manhattan).

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Eric Ting and Caleb Hammons to Join Cynthia Flowers as Directors of Soho Rep
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2023

Discover the latest news about Soho Rep as theater veterans Eric Ting and Caleb Hammons join Cynthia Flowers as directors. Get the scoop on the new era for this renowned theater company and what it means for the future of Soho Rep.

Full Casts & Complete Lineup Set for Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 8, 2023

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival has announced the complete principal casts, creative teams, and events planned for the previously announced summer season.

Cast Announced For THE BAND'S VISIT at Donmar Warehouse
by Stephi Wild - Aug 22, 2022

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Kristin Chenoweth to Kick Off Alberta Bair Theater 2021-22 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 28, 2021

Alberta Bair Theater announces its lineup for the highly anticipated 2021-22 season featuring performers of the highest caliber to showcase the historic $13.6 million renovation and expansion.

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Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig, Aleshea Harris and More Announced as 2020 Finalists for The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 3, 2020

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has announced 10 Finalists for its prestigious playwriting award, the oldest and largest prize awarded to women playwrights.

Steep Theatre Announces 19th Season
by Julie Musbach - Aug 21, 2019

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by A.A. Cristi - Jul 31, 2019

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Hampstead Theatre Announces Autumn 2019 Season
by Stephi Wild - Jul 23, 2019

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by Julie Musbach - May 6, 2019

The OBIE Award-winning NAATCO, National Asian American Theatre Company, kicks off their 29th season with the World Premiere of Gordon Dahlquist's [Veil Widow Conspiracy].

Inaugural Rogue Lab Reading Series Showcases Seven New Plays by LA Playwrights
by Stephi Wild - May 3, 2019

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Jacob's Pillow Announces 2019 Festival Season Lineup
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Jacob's Pillow announces the full season lineup of Festival 2019 including world premieres, new commissions, international artists, anniversary celebrations, Pillow-exclusive engagements, and work developed at the Pillow Lab. Entering its 87th consecutive summer, Jacob's Pillow is home to the longest-running dance festival in the United States, a National Historic Landmark, a National Medal of Arts recipient, and has steadily expanded its reach in the field and its local community as a year-round center for dance research and development. Festival 2019 opens June 19, attracting audiences both on and off its site in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts, through August 25.

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by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2018

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