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East Asian Voices Play readings
4-6pm Sat 23rd June 2018
Khalili Lecture Theatre, SOAS, University of London, Thornhaugh Street, London WC1H 0XG

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A rare opportunity to hear unusual, exciting stories by East Asians. Presented here are riveting extracts drawn from their plays and writings.

There is also a chance to meet the writers and actors and to chat to them about the challenges they have had to face in getting their work produced and read.

The programme will consist of captivating selections from the following works.

Special Occasions by Amy Ng (British East Asian Plays)
Mother – Rosa Escoda
Nina – Mia Foo

Women at the Top by Asa Palomera (Women of Asia)
Woman – Rosa Escoda

Jamaica Boy by Stephen Hoo (British East Asian Plays)
Misheck – Romario Simpson
Chris – Alex Chang

Japanese Housewife in San Francisco
by Asa Palomera (Women of Asia)
Mitzuko – Mia Foo
American Psychiatrist – David Dawkins

Tango by Joel Tan (British East Asian Plays)
Zul/Kenneth – Romario Simpson
Benmin/Liam – Mark Ota

A Prisoner of Soy Sauce: American & Asian Intermarriage by Asa Palomera (Women of Asia)
Dave – David Dawkins
Mina – Rosa Esconda

The Fu Manchu Complex by Daniel York Loh (British East Asian Plays)
Dr Petrie – Mark Ota
Nayland Smith – Alex Chang
Fah Lo Suee – Rosa Escoda
Fu Manchu – Mia Foo

A Hero Born by Jin Yong (published by Quercus Books)
From the most popular series by the most successful Chinese author – a cultural monument translated into English for the first time
Read by – Hi Ching

Q&A

Part of CrossDrifts 2018 | directed by Hi Ching | produced by Break Point Theatre in association with AAAHA

 

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