Sell Me: I am from North Korea

Sora Baek in performance of her one woman play, Sell Me: I am from North Korea
Sell Me: I am from North Korea is a one woman show inspired by the true stories of North Korean defectors, A profound portrait of people who risked everything to escape one of the world’s most repressive regimes. Premiered at the 2019 International Human Rights Art Festival in New York.
Written by and performed by Korean-born playwright, Sora Baek. Produced by Camilla Ross and Emerson Theater Collaborative.
Show dates:
October 13-14th – 7pm
October 15th – 2pm & 7pm
You may also want to attend our SIGHTS | SOUNDS | SAMPLINGS of the Korean-American Experience on Wednesday, October 12th from 4:30pm to 6:30pm for a truly immersive cultural journey. Details coming soon !
In-Theater Ticket Prices:
Enjoy our upcoming production of unforgettable live theater on October 13th-15th.
Pick your seats with our new “seating” map.
  • Advance /Reserved Seating – $55 (sit at table with your friends/family, drink tickets available and table service)
  • Advance Purchase – $35
  • At-the-Door – $45
Live-Stream Details:
Watch from the comfort of your home the live-stream of Saturday’s 2pm matinee.
On-Demand Details:
Watch from the comfort of your home the on-demand video of  Saturday’s matinee. Available through
Details coming soon!
Sell Me: I am from North Korea's playwright and actor Sora Back
SORA BAEK (Writer/Performer) is an award winning actor, writer and producer from South Korea. She has been featured on the New York Times, News 12 NJ and Voice of America. Select acting theater credits include: SELL ME: I am from North Korea (International Human Rights Festival, NYC, Jersey City Theater Center), The StormA Christmas Carol, and Sworn Virgin (NY and International Tour) with Blessed Unrest, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf (Calaveras Repertory Theatre), Odd Couple, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Curious Frog). Sora received Best Actress at the Epidemic Film Festival in San Francisco. She works with Only Make Believe where she creates interactive theater with children in hospitals and is an associate member of an internationally acclaimed theater company, Blessed Unrest.
AMANDA KATE JOSHI (Director) is a NYC-based director, producer. Amanda has spent the last 15 years working on new and developing plays, as a director and an independent producer.  She sat on the Lark Play Development Company’s Literary Wing, was a reader for the Princess Grace Award in Playwrighting, and spent two years as the Colony Coordinator at for the Johnny Mercer Writers’ Colony at Goodspeed.  In 2005 she founded Wizard Oil Productions and was their Artistic Director until 2010. She has also partnered with New Georges as a Line Producer, producing close to 20 productions for the three companies.  New Georges’ A Beautiful Day in November…Great Lakes won an OBIE in 2015, and Wizard Oil’s Empire of the Tree was nominated for an Innovative Theatre Award in 2010.  Additionally, she has been an evaluator for the SDC Observership Program, been nominated for both a National Directors Fellowship and an SDC Mike Ockrent Directing Fellowship.