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White Pearl

White Pearl
US Premiere 
Written by Anchuli Felicia King
Directed by Desdemona Chiang

Clearday  is a cosmetics company on the rise: Based in Singapore, launching a global skincare line, and bringing a start-up mentality to the big leagues. But a draft ad for their latest skin whitening cream surfaces on YouTube, gathering views and outrage. As morning nears in the U.S. market—19,643 views. 467,327. 654,398.—Clearday’s all-female team hustles to contain the damage before Buzzfeed weighs in. Someone’s definitely getting fired. A comedy from rising Thai-Australian writer Anchuli Felicia King about toxic corporate culture, selling whiteness, and shame as both a cultural commodity and canny marketing strategy.  

Accessible Performances
Sign Interpreted
Friday, December 6, 2019 at 8pm

Audio Described
Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 2pm

Captioned Performance
Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 2pm
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 8pm

Categories: Theater, International

Event Venue

Studio Theatre

1333 P Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005
  • Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 8:00pm
  • Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 8:00pm
  • Friday, November 8, 2019 - 8:00pm
  • Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 8:00pm
  • Sunday, November 10, 2019 - 2:00pm
  • Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 8:00pm
  • Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 8:00pm
  • Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 8:00pm
  • Friday, November 15, 2019 - 8:00pm
  • Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 2:00pm
  • Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 8:00pm
  • Sunday, November 17, 2019 - 2:00pm
  • Sunday, November 17, 2019 - 7:00pm
  • Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 8:00pm
  • Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 8:00pm
  • Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 8:00pm
  • Friday, November 22, 2019 - 8:00pm
  • Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 2:00pm
  • Saturday, November 23, 2019 - 8:00pm
  • Sunday, November 24, 2019 - 2:00pm
  • Sunday, November 24, 2019 - 7:00pm
  • Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 8:00pm
  • Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 8:00pm
  • Friday, November 29, 2019 - 8:00pm
  • Saturday, November 30, 2019 - 2:00pm
  • Saturday, November 30, 2019 - 8:00pm
  • Sunday, December 1, 2019 - 2:00pm
  • Sunday, December 1, 2019 - 7:00pm
  • Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 8:00pm
  • Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 8:00pm
  • Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 8:00pm
  • Friday, December 6, 2019 - 8:00pm
  • Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 2:00pm
  • Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 8:00pm
  • Sunday, December 8, 2019 - 2:00pm
  • Sunday, December 8, 2019 - 7:00pm
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