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Kristina Wong Artist

The title "Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord" with a woman in a leather jumpsuit brandishing a tomato pin cushion and sewing tools.

Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord

November 5 – December 18, 2022

A tour-de-force performance by Kristina Wong, whose sharp humor — and “Auntie Sewing Squad” — explores the early days of the pandemic to offer an inspirational path back to a healing world.

A woman with dark hair holding sewing implements in front of a dramatic red-orange background, gazing pensively up and to the right.

Kristina Wong: An Artist Statement

The playwright and performer of Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord discusses finding the balance between humor and sincerity to tackle difficult subjects in her work on stage.

A woman stands triumphantly on a pile of boxes and sewing instruments; she is holding aloft a pair of scissors.

Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord Plot Summary

Spoiler alert! A brief overview of Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord. 

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Reviews of Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord

"This social commentary — both fierce and darkly funny — was the theater experience I didn’t know I needed. I left feeling I could almost wrap my mind around what we’ve been through and inspired to meet the next news cycle with more compassion and ...

A woman works diligently at a sewing machine making a mask; the sewing machine is branded with 'Hello Kitty.'

Timeline of Events Mentioned in Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord

This production highlights many recent worldwide events. Check out this timeline to understand the order of these events in detail.

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Audio Description of the Friendship Quilt

Listen to an audio description of the friendship quilt that the Auntie Sewing Squad made for writer/performer Kristina Wong, on display at The Armory throughout the run of Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord.

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Auntie Sewing Squad

Learn more about the origin of the Auntie Sewing Squad and how Kristina Wong earned her iconic title "Sweatshop Overlord." 

A woman speaks in front of a row of American flags behind a podium that prominently displays the words "Stop Asian Hate."

Anti-Asian Sentiment During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Kristina Wong emphasizes the affects of anti-Asian hate during the COVID-19 pandemic in her show. Learn more about the resurgence of AAPI hate and the affects it had on these communities. 

A man drives a car as a woman in the passenger seat looks excitedly at an open map. The title "Young Americans" appears below.

Young Americans

February 11 – March 26, 2023

With Bowie blaring from a mixtape, two road trips veer back and forth in time, as an upbeat father and his jaded daughter take a journey that mirrors the father’s life-changing road trip 20 years earlier.

The play's title above a pair of bicycle handlebars adorned with a horse's skull and a bed pan.

Quixote Nuevo

March 2 – 31, 2024

In this modern twist on Don Quixote, a professor imagines himself as Cervantes’ titular hero and sets out for his long-lost love. Featuring vibrant Spanish-infused music and language, this magical retelling spotlights Tejano culture and celebrates life, love, and the human spirit.


36th Season 

January 2, 2024 Media Release: What the Constitution Means to Me runs January 20 - February  18

October 19, 2023 Media Release: Dracula: A Feminist Revenge Fantasy, Really runs November 26 - December 24

October 12, 2023 Media Release: Liberace & Liza at the Mansion ...

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