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The World of Extreme Happiness

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Theater
Manhattan Theatre Club

131 West 55th Street
New York, NY

Duration
2hrs, 20mins
1 Intermission
Important Dates
Preview
Feb 03, 2015
Opening
Feb 24, 2015
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Manhattan Theatre Club presents the American premiere of Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig's dark comedy.

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Video! Jennifer Lim and Telly Leung Explore Chinese Culture in <I>The World of Extreme Happiness</I>

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Unwanted from the moment she’s born, Sunny is determined to escape her life in rural China and forge a new identity in the city. As naïve as she is ambitious, Sunny views her new job in a grueling factory as a stepping stone to untold opportunities. When fate casts her as a company spokeswoman at a sham PR event, Sunny’s bright outlook starts to unravel in a series of harrowing and darkly comic events, as she begins to question a system enriching itself by destroying its own people.