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See You Yesterday

See You Yesterday

Shattering the silence of history with each breath.

Cambodian Flag FROM CAMBODIA
MAY 16 - 19, 2019

A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE KHMER ROUGE

See You Yesterday

ArtsEmerson is honored to welcome nineteen Cambodian artists to the Paramount Center who will perform their powerful piece See You Yesterday (MAY 16-19), a show brought to Boston in collaboration with the Global Arts Corps, an organization that brings together people from opposite sides of violent conflicts and helps facilitate healing discussions. The performers in this incredibly moving show are second-generation survivors of the Khmer Rouge regime and Cambodian genocide–a four-year horror that still haunts…

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The Asian American Pacific Heritage Film Showcase

See You Yesterday

See You Yesterday (MAY 16-19) arrives in Boston in just two weeks and we are thrilled to welcome these Cambodian artists to our stage. In anticipation of their performance, we’ve curated several film engagements as opportunities to deepen the audience connection to See You Yesterday. These films are reflections on themes within the show, the behind the scenes look at the creation of See You Yesterday, and a celebration of Asian American Pacific Heritage Month….

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The Acrobatics of Storytelling

See You Yesterday

See You Yesterday (MAY 16-19) is a complex story, reclaiming the lost history of the Khmer Rouge that the performers’ parents and grandparents left behind. This is a story of healing and by remembering the past, these performers, their families, and even Cambodians worldwide have the ability to move toward the future. What is particularly unique about See You Yesterday is the performers themselves. Through a partnership with Global Arts Corps, the cast developed a…

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MEET THE CAST OF SEE YOU YESTERDAY

See You Yesterday

See You Yesterday (MAY 16-19) featured nineteen young, Cambodian performers who use their skills in acrobatics and circus performance to shatter a legacy of silence. We’re thrilled to welcome these artists to Boston in just a few weeks and wanted to introduce you to these powerful storytellers. Check out their headshots and bios to learn more! Cheat Sopheap Cheat Sopheap started his circus training in 2006 at Phare Ponleu Selpak. His circus skills are acrobatics…

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