The play that launched a hit series on Netflix!
Mr. Kim (Appa) is a first-generation Korean immigrant and proud owner of a Toronto variety store. Kim’s Convenience is his life, his livelihood, and he is desperate for his daughter Janet to take over the store, but she has other plans. Fall in love with this family on the hilarious journey each generation takes to live out their dreams.
“Gut-bustingly funny with a huge heart.”
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Love, perseverance, and courage.
Why you’ll love Kim’s Convenience...
The cast shares stories about their favorite bodegas...
“In a conversation I had with a friend about how to combat the rise of anti-Asian hate crimes, we concluded that in tandem with condemning such abhorrent behaviors, the proactive part was continuing to write and share stories with heart, humor and craft so people listen, laugh, and can’t deny how similar we all are.”
Ins Choi, Playwright
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“The actors were crying. I cried, too … it was the recognition that the story was, in part, my own.”
THE NEW YORK TIMES
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This production of Kim’s Convenience is sponsored by Adam G. Clemens.
Production partners for Kim’s Convenience are Allen and Lorraine Noveck.
Media Sponsorship for the 2022 season is generously provided by Moffly Media and WSHU Public Radio.
directed by NELSON T. EUSEBIO III