Ai Yah! Sweet & Sour Secrets

Lunchbox Theatre serves up a delightful cultural comedy

Amy Jo Espetveidt

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Dinner is served—and so are juicy family secrets—in Lunchbox Theatre’s current production. Winner of the Discovery Prize in the 2006 Alberta Playwrighting Competition, Ai Yah! Sweet & Sour Secrets is a funny and heart-warming coming out story that speaks to anyone who has ever faced an awkward family dinner.

Chinese-Canadian Jade Wong is caught between being true to herself and living up to her family’s cultural expectations. But when her father invites a surprise guest to celebrate Chinese New Year, secrets are revealed, and family bonds are tested. Developed through the Suncor Stage One Festival of New Work, don’t miss this world premiere production.

Ai Yah! Sweet & Sour Secrets runs February 19 to March 10, 2018 at Lunchbox Theatre (160, 115 9th Ave. SE).