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Lia Chang: The Literary Legacy of C.Y. Lee

C.Y Lee, the 85-year old bestselling author of The Flower Drum Song is enjoying an auspicious revival in the sunset of his life. In many ways, it is a new … Continue reading

November 25, 2004 · Leave a comment

Lia Chang: Flower Drum Song, An American Story

Tony award-winning playwright David Henry Hwang (M. Butterfly, Golden Child, Aida) has succeeded in revitalizing Flower Drum Song for a whole new generation. In 1996, after seeing a new version of the King and I on Broadway, Hwang decided to write the book that Oscar Hammerstein would have written, had he been Asian American.

December 6, 2002 · Leave a comment

Lia Chang: Flower Drum Song, An American Story

Tony award-winning playwright David Henry Hwang granted AsianConnections Arts & Entertainment Editor Lia Chang an all access photographic pass during this exciting chapter in Asian American theatrical history of the … Continue reading

November 11, 2002 · Leave a comment
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