Based on Robert Cormier’s juvenile novel "The Chocolate Wars" Persuasion uses the subject of a Catholic school fundraiser as a microcosm of the perils of capitalism.
Director: Ping Chong
Asst Direction: Anne Basting
Writers: Ping Chong and Anne Basting, with additional text by Vince LiCata
Lighting Design: John David Paul
Sound Design: Martin Gwinup
Set Design: John David Paul
Stage Manager: Heather Cameron
Costume Design: Patt Ness
Sara Tobin, Christopher V. Edwards, Brian Goranson, Heide Janssen, Vince LiCata, Ion Kenneth, Brian Page, Paul de Cordova, Anne Parker, Dawna Christopher, William Gladen, Kari Samuels, Charles Nolte, Lou Markert
University Theatre, University of Minnesota, May 1994
Ping Chong + Company, University of Minnesota Department of Theatre Arts and Dance
Ping Chong was a TCG/Pew Charitable Trust National Theatre Artist Residency Program Fellow and held the Winton Chair in the University of Minnesota’s Department of Theatre and Dance.