Production photo from Not Quite: Asian American by Law, Asian Woman by Desire, solo storytelling show by Ada Cheng.

Not Quite: Asian American by Law, Asian Woman by Desire

 Ada uses personal monologues to connect home, Asian American identity, and the perils of life for immigrant women of color.

Photo of Ada Cheng in a promotional photo for her solo storytelling show Breaking Rules, Broken Hearts.

Breaking Rules, Broken Hearts: Loving Across Borders

An intense personal journey, this show weaves tales of breaking rules and broken hearts across borders.


Chicago producer Ada Cheng at storytelling event Am I Man Enough. Photo credit: Justin Anderson.

Am I Man Enough?

April + October

An audience member holds up a hand within the crowd | Speaking Truths Series | Produced by Chicago storyteller Ada Cheng

Speaking Truths Series

Event producer Ada Cheng and other performers at Pour One Out at Volumes bookstore in Chicago.

Pour One Out

2nd Wednesdays
@ 7pm Central

Talk Stories | produced by Chicago diversity speaker Ada Cheng

Talk Stories

May + December

Two multi-colored outstretched hands | This is America | produced by Chicago storyteller and diversity speaker Ada Cheng

This Is America