Yellow Fever

March 08 - March 24, 2013 in the Dowling Studio
This award-winning comic mystery follows hard-boiled detective Sam Shikaze through the shady streets of 1970s Vancouver. On a case to solve the disappearance of the mysterious Cherry Blossom Queen, Shikaze becomes entangled in a web of political deception and racism that rouses memories of the Japanese-Canadian internment camps and leads to an unexpected romance. An Off-Broadway hit and New York Times Critic's Pick, Yellow Fever launched the theatrical career of Mu Performing Arts Artistic Director Rick Shiomi.    
Seating in the Dowling Studio is general admission and begins 30 minutes before curtain.

Run time: approximately 2 hours including one intermission
This production includes strong language and adult subject matter.


Sergeant MacKenzie
Brandon Ewald
Chuck Chan
Alex Galick
Jeannie Lander
Sam Shikaze
Kurt Kwan
Nancy Wing
Sarah Ochs
Captain Kadota
Eric Sharp
Superintendent Jameson/
Wade Vaughn

Artistic Staff

Rick Shiomi
Set Designer
Joseph Stanley
           Costume Designer
Kathy Kohl
Sound Designer
Forest Godfrey
Lighting Designer
Karin Olson
Prop Designer
Meena Kinukawa
Stage Manager
Lisa Smith




Star Tribune: 'Shiomi's play still carries a historic message and tells us much about him'
Pioneer Press
: Play ages well, because themes still apply
AisleSay: 'Well acted and well directed'


Star Tribune: Rick Shiomi's 'Yellow Fever' is 'bookend' for career at Mu Performing Arts
Pioneer Press: Mu Performing Arts artistic director Rick Shiomi stepping aside

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