Due to the intimate nature of The Inge there will be no late seating for this production.

Friday April 11, 2014
7:30 p.m. 

Saturday April 12, 2014
7:30 p.m. 

Sunday April 13, 2014
2:30 p.m. 

Tuesday April 15, 2014
7:30 p.m. 

Wednesday April 16, 2014
7:30 p.m. 

Thursday April 17, 2014
7:30 p.m. 

Ticket Prices

Adults - $15
Children - $10
Senior Citizens - $14
KU Faculty/Staff - $14
KU Students - $10

The Other Shore
by Gao Xingjian

The William Inge Theatre

One of the most important and controversial pieces of contemporary Chinese drama, The Other Shore draws on Chinese culture to tell the story of an ensemble who seek enlightenment from their current circumstances and decide to travel to "the other shore." Once they reach this mysterious land across a body of water, they must rediscover what it means to be human in order to survive. As they meet other beings, they learn about consequences, leadership, manipulation, faith and love. Performed by a large, versatile ensemble, the characters must relearn everything they thought they once knew. Originally published into English in 1997, The Other Shore is an international work of art written by Gao Xingian, whose imaginative storytelling earned the Nobel Prize for literature in 2000. Director Alison Christy imagines this piece as a transformative process for both actor and audience—in a play about discovery and the meaning of existence we all must play our part.

Directed by Alison Christy
Scenic Design by Nannan Gu
Lighting Design by Pamela Rodriguez
Costume Design by Casey McNamara


Elizabeth Ernst
Krista Jarboe
Ashley Kennedy
Aden Lindholm
Christoph Nevins
Eric Palmquist
Emily Schwerdtfeger
Eric Shin
Ashton Wilkin
Laurie Winkel
Blair Lawrence Yates

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