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In Tony Award®-winner David Henry Hwang’s new adaptation of the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic, Wu Mei-li flees communist China and finds herself in San Francisco’s Chinatown. This naïve young refugee is befriended by Wang Chi-yang, who is struggling to keep the Chinese opera tradition alive despite his son’s determination to turn the old opera house into a swingin’ Western-style nightclub. The unique blend of American razz-ma-tazz and stylized Chinese opera traditions creates a beautiful theatrical tapestry in this lovely new version of an American classic.

"Mu extracts a sweetness and soul from the material that renders it largely winning." Quinton Skinner - Pioneer Press

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all photos copyright Michal Daniel


THE CAST
Wu Mei-Li
Sara Ochs
Wang Ta
Sherwin Resurreccion*
Wang Chi-Yang
Randy Reyes*
Chin
Arnold R. Felizardo
Linda Low
Laurine Price
Harvard
Brian McCormick
Chao Hai-Lung
Kurt Kwan
Madame Rita Liang
Melissa Bechthold
Ensemble
Katie Bradley

Rose Le Tran

Erika Danielle Crane

Sheena Janson

Stephanie Bertumen

Ethan Xiong

Cheng Yang

Steven Frankenfield

Yefei Jin

* denotes member of Actors Equity
PRODUCTION STAFF
Director
Rick Shiomi
Musical Director
Anita Ruth
Choreographer
Sandra Agustin
Stage Manager
Lisa Smith
Assistant Director
Jennifer Weir
Assistant Stage Manager
Emma Valentine
Scenic Designer
Joesph Stanley
Properties Designer
Heidi Berg
Lighting Designer
Wu Chen Khoo
Sound Designer
Forest Godfrey
Costume Designer
Cana Potter
Master Carpenter
Kristin Larsen
Chinese Opera Choreographer
Tianjiang Cui
Musicians
Anita Ruth

Joan Griffith

Kyle Swan

Matthew Krueger

* denotes member of Actors Equity