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Productions

Wild Boar

Saturday, November 18, 2017
4:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Silk Road Rising @ The Historic Chicago Temple Building
77 W Washington St., Lower Level (Pierce Hall), Chicago, IL 60602

Written by Candace Chong
Chinese to English Translation by Joanna C. Lee and Ken Smith
Adapted by David Henry Hwang
Directed by Helen Young

A gripping investigation of journalistic integrity, city planning, and social conscience, Wild Boar is a new play from one of Hong Kong’s most acclaimed playwrights. When a controversial professor goes missing, an editor and his student band together to publicize the truth. Old flames spark and friendships are tested in the U.S. premiere of this thriller about media manipulation, fake news, and who gets to speak for the poor.