GROUNDWORK OF THE METAPHYSIC OF MORALS is Young Jean Lee’s loose adaptation of a film called The Mask of Fu Manchu. The show’s original press release read: “Ching chang chong bong bang bing bong bang chong chang chong ching chang chong. Bing bang bong ching chang bong bong bong Genghis Khan bong bong bong bong.”

  • Video Documentation Caroline Kim

Written, directed, and produced by Young Jean Lee

CAST

  • Thomas Bradshaw
  • David Giambusso
  • Caroline Kim
  • Kate Ryan

CREW

  • Associate Director Eliza Hittman
  • Lighting Designer Owen Hughes
  • Set, Costume, and Sound Designer Young Jean Lee

Ontological-Hysteric Theater, New York, NY
July 2003

Funded by a donation of $300 from Young Jean Lee, as well as the donated time of the cast and crew. Rehearsal space donated by Soho Rep.