The Name Jar
The Name Jar
MARCH 22 - APRIL 14, 2024
Based on the book by Yangsook Choi
Adapted for the stage by Susan Pak
A co-production with Theater Mu
Celebrate the meaning behind your name!
Unhei has moved from Korea to America with her family and has started a new school. When the kids struggle with her name, she wonders if she should choose a new one to fit in. Her classmates decide to help out by filling a glass jar with names for her to pick from, but will any of them fit? The Name Jar is a celebration of culture, family and what’s in a name.
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About Theater Mu
Theater Mu (pronounced MOO) is the premier Asian American theater company in the Midwest and one of the largest in the nation. Founded in 1992, Mu’s continuing goal to celebrate and empower the Asian American community through theater is achieved through mainstage productions, emerging artist support, and educational outreach programs. Theater Mu is a member of the Consortium of Asian American Theaters & Artists, as well as a member of the Twin Cities Theatres of Color Coalition, proudly standing alongside New Native Theatre, Pangea World Theater, Penumbra Theatre, and Teatro Del Pueblo.