Yi Zhao

Upcoming Premieres




Dreaming Zenzile

U.S.A. | World Premiere
created by Somi Kakoma
(based on the life of Miriam Makeba)
directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz

Repertory Theatre of St. Louis
Browning Mainstage
September 10–October 3, 2021

McCarter Theatre Center
Berlind Theater
January 15–February 13, 2022

ArtsEmerson
spring 2022

New York Theatre Workshop
summer 2022

A Christmas Carol

U.S.A.
adapted by Lavina Jadhwani
directed by Joe Haj

Guthrie Theater
Wurtele Thrust Stage
November 6–December 27, 2021

Our Town

U.S.A.
by Thornton Wilder
directed by Alan Paul

Shakespeare Theatre Company
Sidney Harman Hall
February 17–March 22, 2022

The Skin Of Our Teeth

U.S.A. | Broadway Revival
by Thornton Wilder
directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz

Lincoln Center Theater
Vivian Beaumont Theater
Begins March 31, 2022

The Listeners

Norway | u.s.a. | world premiere
by Missy Mazzoli
libretto by Royce Vavrek
directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz

Den Norske Opera
(Norwegian National Opera)
Mainstage
September 2022

Opera Philadelphia
Academy of Music
spring 2023

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Lyric Opera House
spring 2024




︎ More to be announced


Background: Didi O’Connell in Thunderbodies at Soho Rep., 2018
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