About This Show

Craig Belknap directs Wesley Du in Hong Kong Mississippi a world premiere play about a Chinese boy on a hero’s journey to find his own voice in a world filled with abuse and racism. While navigating the complexities of identity, culture and tradition, he encounters Cannonball, a brilliant black guitar player. Inspired by blues music, the boy asks Cannonball to teach him the guitar, but Cannonball hates Asians after “they” killed his son in Vietnam. Undeterred, the boy sets out to make Cannonball not only his teacher but also the father he never had. Mr. Du portrays 16 characters. Recommended for theater-goers 18 or over for mature content and language.

Show Details

Running Time: 1hr 15min (0 intermissions)
Dates: First Preview: April 27, 2023 Opening Night: April 28, 2023 Final Performance: May 14, 2023

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