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Ins Choi & Paul Sun-Hyung Lee on Kim’s Convenience

After having his play, “Kim’s Convenience” rejected by every major theatre company in Toronto, writer Ins Choi remembers thinking "I just want to see it on stage once." Five years later, after enjoying hit run with Toronto's Fringe Festival and the Soulpepper Theatre, Choi re-wrote the play into a TV show for the CBC premiering on October 11th. Choi, along with actor Paul Sun-Hyung Lee who plays Appa, join guest host Candy Palmater to discuss the show’s journey, and the impact of representation on screen.
After having his play, “Kim’s Convenience” rejected by every major theatre company in Toronto, writer Ins Choi remembers thinking "I just want to see it on stage once." Five years later, after enjoying hit run with Toronto's Fringe Festival and the Soulpepper Theatre, Choi re-wrote the play into a TV show for the CBC premiering on October 11th. Choi, along with actor Paul Sun-Hyung Lee who plays Appa, join guest host Candy Palmater to discuss the show’s journey, and the impact of representation on screen. 19:43