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Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord at La Jolla Playhouse

"SweatshopOverlord" Kristina Wong
"SweatshopOverlord" Kristina Wong
"SweatshopOverlord" Kristina Wong<br/>
Every week from September 20, 2022 until October 16, 2022.
Sunday: 2 PM
Sunday: 7 PM
Tuesday: 7:30 PM
Wednesday: 7:30 PM
Thursday: 8 PM
Friday: 8 PM
Saturday: 2 PM
Saturday: 8 PM
Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theater
Tickets range $25-75
Note: no Saturday performances on Sept. 24.

On Day 3 of the COVID-19 pandemic, Kristina Wong began sewing masks out of old bedsheets and bra straps on her Hello Kitty sewing machine. Before long, she was leading the Auntie Sewing Squad, a work-from-home sweatshop of hundreds of volunteers—including children and her own mother—to fix the U.S. public health care system while in quarantine. It was a feminist care utopia forming in the midst of crisis. Or was it a mutual aid doomsday cult? With hilarity and boundless generosity, she invites the audience in on her work building community in isolation, while reflecting on what we’d been through and imagining what we wanted to become.

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Event Supported By

La Jolla Playhouse
858-550-1020
info@ljp.org

Artist Group Info

Kristina Wong
boxoffice@ljp.org

Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theater

2910 La Jolla Village Dr
La Jolla, California 92037
(858) 550-1010
tdpromo@ucsd.edu

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