September 8, 2023   by Kally Patz for THE BROOKLYN RAIL

You may be familiar with playwright Hansol Jung from Wild Goose Dreams about a lonely man in Seoul. Or maybe from her runaway hit Wolf Play about a puppet child who feels he has more in common with a wolf than his adopted family. Now, Jung is doing something totally different: a lesbian sex farce.

Go in depth on Hansol’s writing and process for previous plays, as well as what is so different about Merry Me and how the show came to be!

Read the full article here.

“It’s amusing in an unwieldy way, loud and bubbly, like a giant doodle plopped in the middle of a stage. What’s strange is everyone ends up happy. There’s no wistfulness, no distance so great that it cannot be erased.”

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Categories: 2023/24 Season. Tags: Hansol Jung, Leigh Silverman, and Merry Me.