It seems that a new show is about to drop on Netflix and it has Sandra Oh in it. This new show is called The Chair. The release date, plot and everything under the sun about this will be discussed in this piece. Hence, stick around to find out what is so special about this show. So, let us find out.
Now, the plot of the show is interesting. It follows the character of Sandra Oh who is the chair of a university. She is the first woman to be the chair the English department of a prestigious school. Moreover, she is also the only woman of colour at this school. Hence, the plot of is based around her.
This job entails a lot of challenges. But, apart from the professional challenges, she also faces challenges in her own personal life. Now, these challenges also amplify the impediments which she encounters in her professional life. Therefore, we expect the show to take a slightly dark comedic approach to her life and showcase it.
The Chair: Official Synopsis
In order for you get a better understanding of the show, we want to give you the official synopsis of the show.
“The Chair follows Dr. Ji-Yoon Kim (Sandra Oh) as she navigates her new role as the Chair of the English department at prestigious Pembroke University. Ji-Yoon is faced with a unique set of challenges as the first woman to chair the department, and as one of the few staff members of color at the university. The older staff fear change, while new blood, like professor Yasmin McKay (Nana Mensah), agitate for it. Ji-Yoon tries to juggle her new administrative responsibilities —clashing with close co-workers who were confidants before she became the boss— with motherhood to her young daughter Ju Ju (Everly Carginilla) and caretaking for her father Habi (Ji Yong Lee).”
The Chair is set to release of August 20th.