Hyphenated American: Four Plays: Red, Scissors, A Beautiful Country, and Wonderland

Overview

In Red, a drama set during China's Cultural Revolution, a renowned actor stands his ground against a young revolutionary in a struggle that pits politics against free expression and one generation against another. Set in New York's Chinatown, Scissors is a moving portrait of a weekly haircutting ritual between an elderly Chinese manservant and his Caucasian ex-employer. A Beautiful Country chronicles the turbulent history of Asians in America through the eyes of an immigrant drag queen, Miss Visa Denied. In ...
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Overview

In Red, a drama set during China's Cultural Revolution, a renowned actor stands his ground against a young revolutionary in a struggle that pits politics against free expression and one generation against another. Set in New York's Chinatown, Scissors is a moving portrait of a weekly haircutting ritual between an elderly Chinese manservant and his Caucasian ex-employer. A Beautiful Country chronicles the turbulent history of Asians in America through the eyes of an immigrant drag queen, Miss Visa Denied. In Wonderland, a family working toward the American dream experiences dramatic and unexpected developments that threaten to shatter its hopes.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780802139122
  • Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
  • Publication date: 11/28/2002
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 454
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction
Red 1
Scissors 153
A Beautiful Country 167
Wonderland 277
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