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About this show

Set in 1915, Paper Angels explores America's historic ambivalence towards immigration through the tale of a group of Chinese detainees on Angel Island, the Ellis Island of the West Coast. Featuring archival footage of Angel Island, a traditional Chinese music ensemble, and Obie Award winner Jojo Gonzalez as a long-time Californian caught in the net of the Chinese Exclusion Act.

Show Details

  • Running Time:1hr 30min
  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:University Settlement, Off-Off-Broadway