Scenes from a Yellow Peril
Scenes from a Yellow Peril
Scenes from a Yellow Peril
Scenes from a Yellow Peril
Scenes from a Yellow Peril
Scenes from a Yellow Peril
Scenes from a Yellow Peril
Scenes from a Yellow Peril

Nathan Joe

Scenes from a Yellow Peril

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Published by Oriental Maidens and SquareSums&Co.
Printed in New Zealand by Beautiful Things

Hold a piece of iconic theatre in your hands.

Read, re-read and ruminate on the words of Nathan Joe in this limited edition zine publication, designed by award-winning designer Yifan Uya.

Printed using Risograph, with vegetable-based inks on 100% recycled paper.

This first edition of 1000 commemorates the full staging of Scenes From A Yellow Peril at ATC Waterfront Theatre.

This publication contains the full script from the 2022 staging of the production as well as a foreword by co-producer Ankita Singh and author's note by Nathan Joe.


Dimensions 20cm (7.87") x 13.7cm (5.39”) x 1 cm (0.39”)
Pages \ 107
Printing Process Triple Colour Risograph Orange, Yellow, Fluorescent Pink

Perfect Bound, Edition of 1000



Nathan Joe 周润豪 is an award-winning playwright and performance poet, based between Tāmaki Makaurau and Ōtautahi. Nathan is the curator of BIPOC spoken word event Dirty Passports, which had sold-out premiere and return seasons at Basement Theatre in 2021. In 2019, he directed I am Rachel Chu, which won Auckland Live: Free Your Mind and Best Newcomer (Ensemble) awards at Auckland Fringe 2019. In 2021, Nathan co-created Slay the Dragon or Save the Dragon or Neither with A Slightly Isolated Dog, directed Yang/Young/杨 for Auckland Theatre Company and was awarded the prestigious 2022 Grimshaw Sargeson Fellowship. His poetry short film, Nathan Joe: Homecoming Poems, commissioned by Going West Writers Festival, premiered internationally at the Toronto Queer Film Festival 2022.

Other career highlights include winning the 2020 New Zealand National Poetry Slam and receiving the 2021 Bruce Mason Playwriting Award.

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