White Pearl

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Clearday is a cosmetics company on the rise: Based in Singapore, launching a global skincare line, and bringing a start-up mentality to the big leagues. But a draft ad for their latest skin whitening cream surfaces on YouTube, gathering views and outrage. As morning nears in the U.S. market—19,643 views. 467,327. 654,398.—Clearday’s all-female team hustles to contain the damage before Buzzfeed weighs in. Someone’s definitely getting fired. A comedy from rising Thai-Australian writer Anchuli Felicia King about toxic corporate culture, selling whiteness, and shame as both a cultural commodity and canny marketing strategy.

Presented by Studio Theatre

Show Type
Drama
Comedy
Running Time
85 minutes
(0 Intermissions)
Appropriate For All Ages Price Ranges
$20 - $90

Discount Tickets Available Students, Seniors, Active Military, Under 30

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Box Office Phone: 202-332-3300

Schedule Open/Close Dates: 11/06/2019 - 12/08/2019
Sunday 02:00pm07:00pm-
Monday ---
Tuesday 08:00pm--
Wednesday 08:00pm--
Thursday 08:00pm--
Friday 08:00pm--
Saturday 02:00pm08:00pm-
Important Dates

Dark Days

  • 11/09/2019 - 2:00pm
  • 11/10/2019 - 7:00pm

Sign-interpreted

  • 12/06/2019 - 8:00pm

Audio-described

  • 12/08/2019 - 2:00pm

Open Caption

  • 11/30/2019 - 2:00pm
  • 12/04/2019 - 8:00pm
Cast
Performer Role
Shanta Parasuraman Priya Singh
Zachary Fall Marcel Benoit
Narea Kang Soo-Jin Park
Resa Mishina Ruki Minami
Diana Huey Built Suttikul
Jody Doo Sunny Lee
Jenna Zhu Xiao Chen
Production Personnel
Playwright
Anchuli Felicia King
Director
Desdemona Chiang
Costume Designer
Helen Q. Huang
Set Designer
Debra Booth
Sound Designer
Melanie Chen Cole
Lighting Designer
Wen-Ling Liao
Projections/Media Designer
Rasean Davonte Johnson

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Studio Theatre - Milton Theatre
1501 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20005

Getting There

  • Dupont Circle (Red Line)
  • McPherson Square (Blue/Orange Lines)
  • U Street/African-Amer Civil War Memorial/Cardozo (Green/Yellow Lines)

Parking

  • Street parking
  • Paid garages

Accessibility

  • This venue is wheelchair accessible.
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