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Recent Activities

02.2024. I Am a Moon tours to Sichuan Grand Theater, Chengdu, 2/25-26, 2024.


02.2024. The Bad, The Good, and The Misfits will premiere at Shanghai Grand Theater, 2/2-2/4, 2024.

It's a stage adaptation of Xu Yigua's novel "Wish You Happy New Year"


10.2023. Wish You Happy New Year starts rehearsal in Shanghai



10.2023. Staged reading of The Year of the Harvest in Beijing, as part of Sound & Fury festival

《丰收之年》在声嚣剧读节举行剧本朗读会,导演孙书悦,北京中间剧场, 10月15日晚7:00

08.2023. You Never Touched The Dirt performs at China Grand Theater in Shanghai



12.2022. Concert of "Frozen: The Egg Freezing Musical" at Science in Theater Festival

Book and lyrics by Zhu Yi, music by Yoonmi Lee, directed by Mei Ann Teo, music directed by Ok Kyun Kang. Dec 11, 7pm at The Tank.

音乐剧《冰冻》节选12月11日晚上7点在科学戏剧节演出,地点The Tank,朱宜编剧和作词,李允美作曲,导演Mei Ann Teo,音乐总监Ok Kyun Kang

05.2022. Short play Thank you For Visiting Me published by ITI/UNESCO in Japanese


04.2022. A Deal in Boston in two languages

Two versions of the staged readings of A Deal will be presented at Pao Arts Center (99 Albany Street, Boston, MA, 02111) on April 2 (English version) and April 9 (Mandarin version), co-directed by Michelle Aguillon and Tianding He, produced by CHUANG Stage, Pao Arts Center, and Asian American Theatre Artists of Boston.


01.2022. Short fiction Ghost As a Verb, published on Fiction World Magazine


01.2022. Short play Thank You For Visiting Me in Japan

Translated into Japanese and produced by Japanese Centre of International Theatre Institute


01.2022. Short story Group Chat is available on Soundcloud

Group Chat is produced by Post Theatre Collective, commissioned by the Network of Finnish institutes as part of Together Alone 2.0 programme.

12.2021. I Am a Moon: Collected Plays by Zhu Yi is ranked Top 5 in Books of the Year on Douban



12.2021. I Am a Moon receives five nominations at Chinese Theatre Awards, including 

Best Small Theatre Production of the Year

Best Revival of a Play

Best Set Design

Best Investor

Best Emerging Actor








11.2021. Zhu Yi is commissioned by Ensemble Studio Theatre and The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to write Frozen (working title)

Frozen is a new musical about two women's egg freezing journeys across the border. It explores the history of reproductive justice, female friendship, adventures in a foreign land, and the poetry in defending our most primal instinct with technology.

10.2021. New book releasing - 

I Am a Moon: Collected Plays by Zhu Yi, published by Yilin Press



9.2021. National tour of I Am a Moon - 

First stop: Great China Theater, Shanghai, 9/9-12, directed by Ding Yiteng, produced by Drum Tower West Theater

《我是月亮》鼓楼西制作版本全国巡演第一站:中国大戏院(上海)9月9日-12日​, 丁一滕导演


7.2021. Short fiction coming out -

Hair and Skin, published on Fiction World Magazine


6.2021. New production premiering in Beijing -

I Am a Moon, 6/13-27, Drum Tower West Theater, Beijing, directed by Ding Yiteng


5.2021. Theater production toured to Shanghai -

You Never Touched The Dirt, 5/8-9, Shanghai Culture Square, directed by Kou Xiaodan & Liu Yang, produced by Nanjing University MFA Theater Company


2.2021. Short fiction published -

Phoenix, published on T Magazine (Chinese edition)


6.2020. Short play published -

Thank You for Visiting Me, in the book "The 24 Hour Plays Viral Monologues: New Monologues Created During the Coronavirus Pandemic", Methuen Drama

英语短剧剧本《谢谢你来看我》收录于《24小时戏剧独白 - 在新冠病毒大流行期间创作的新独白》一书中,由梅特文戏剧出版社出版



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