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STG Presents
140 LBS by Susan Lieu
A People's Theatre Joint
140 LBS by Susan Lieu
Theatre Off Jackson

February 7 - 17, 2019
Theatre Off Jackson

409 7th Avenue S

Seattle , WA 98104

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February 7 - 17, 2019
Show times vary

Thursday, February 7: 7:30 pm
Friday, February 8: 7:30 pm (cancelled - see Show Description for more information)
Saturday, February 9: 7:30 pm
Sunday, February 10: 2:00 pm
Monday, February 11: 7:30 pm
Thursday, February 14: 7:30 pm
Friday, February 15: 7:30 pm
Saturday, February 16: 7:30 pm
Sunday, February 17: 2:00 pm
General Admission Seating

Ages 12+ (minor foul language)
$18.00 students / seniors
$25.00 general admission
$250.00 groups VIP*
(not including fees)

*Groups VIP: a row of 10 reserved center seats

STG Presents 140 LBS by Susan Lieu at Theatre Off Jackson February 7 - 17, 2019.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to inclement weather, we are canceling the February 8, 2019 7:30 pm showing of 140 LBS. Please reschedule your ticket for any remaining available show through Brown Paper Tickets. We have added a 2 pm matinee on Saturday, February 16. Currently, there are 6 remaining shows with tickets available. To reschedule your tickets please contact [email protected] or call 1-800-838-3006 (option 2.) If you cannot reschedule you can arrange a full refund through Brown Paper Tickets. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Two hours into surgery, Susan’s mother loses oxygen to her brain and the plastic surgeon deliberately does not call 9-1-1 for fourteen minutes. Five days later, while in a coma, she flatlines. The surgeon is charged with medical negligence and her family falls apart; no one talks about what happened. Nineteen years later on her wedding day, Susan’s mother’s seat sits empty and Susan realizes she can no longer ignore what she’s always wanted: to know who her mother was. Sifting through thousands of deposition pages and reaching out to the killer’s family, Susan uncovers the painful truth of her mother, herself, and the impossible ideal of Vietnamese feminine beauty.

Written and performed by Susan Lieu, 140 LBS is directed by Sara Porkalob. With Assistant Director/Stage Manager Jenny Crooks, Lighting Designer Emily Leong and Sound Designer Erin Bednarz. Co-produced by Nasus Media and Theatre Off Jackson. Supported by STG and 4Culture.

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