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About Miss Peony

Lily’s grandmother was a beauty queen back in Hong Kong. She doesn’t care that times have changed and that Lily lives in a new country and a new century. She sees that Lily’s caught between worlds, and wants her to enter the Chinese community beauty pageant, the highly competitive Miss Peony. She won’t take no for an answer.

And to makes matters worse, she’s a ghost.

"I entered a beauty pageant once as a teenager and won Best Personality. In a beauty pageant! This is going to be glitzy and glamorous and slightly unhinged." – Michelle Law

by Michelle Law

Directed by Courtney Stewart

Cast: Gabrielle Chan, Michelle Law, Mabel Li, Shirong Wu

Miss Peony has been developed in partnership with Belvoir and Playwriting Australia. In collaboration with Queensland Performing Arts Centre and Arts Centre Melbourne.

COVID Safety at Belvoir Theatre

Belvoir Theatre is a registered COVID Safe business with the NSW Government. To ensure a safe and comfortable environment for everyone, the venue has made some changes to the way it operates. including up to 75% capacity (seats are not socially-distanced). Masks are mandatory for all guests. By registering upon on arrival you agree to follow the venue's COVID-Safe plan and directions from staff. Let's stay safe together!

Run Time

2hrs 20min (inc. interval)

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End Date

Age

Suitable for 15+

Belvoir St Theatre - Upstairs Theatre

25 Belvoir Street, Surry Hills, NSW 2010

3 Jul - 1 Aug

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