Thursday 5 - Sunday 22 Aug
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A brand new comedy from the writer of the smash hit Single Asian Female.
Lily’s grandmother was a beauty queen back in Hong Kong. She doesn’t care that times have changed and that Lily lives in a new country and a new century. She sees that Lily’s caught between worlds, and wants her to enter the Chinese community beauty pageant, the highly competitive Miss Peony. She won’t take no for an answer.
And to makes matters worse, she’s a ghost.
"I entered a beauty pageant once as a teenager and won Best Personality. In a beauty pageant! This is going to be glitzy and glamorous and slightly unhinged." – Michelle Law
With thanks to our generous supporters the Arts Centre Melbourne Recovery Fund is helping kick-start a creative revival after COVID-19.
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This project has been generously supported by Linda Herd.
Supported by the Creative Development Fund.
Miss Peony has been developed in partnership with Belvoir and Playwriting Australia.
In collaboration with Queensland Performing Arts Centre and Arts Centre Melbourne.
Supported by the Nelson Meers Foundation and Asia TOPA.
Asia TOPA is a joint initiative of Sidney Myer Fund and Arts Centre Melbourne and is supported by the Australian and Victorian Governments.