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FREE EVENT-Yellow Face in Real Life: Race in Theatre with David Henry Hwang

Special Relationship Productions

Saturday, 25 May 2013 from 12:00 to 14:30 (BST)

London, United Kingdom

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Following the recent casting controversy surrounding the RSC's Orphan of Zhao, Special Relationship Productions presents a discussion with Tony Award-winning playwright, David Henry Hwang, around the portrayal of race in theatre and entertainment today.  

Having led protests surrounding "yellowface" casting in the original Broadway production of Miss Saigon, Hwang offers unique insights into the evolution of the subject over the last twenty years.  

Join us for a discussion and Q&A session led by Dr Amanda Rogers, followed by the opportunity for networking and drinks and a matinee performance of the UK Premiere of OBIE Award-winning and Pulitzer Prize finalist play Yellow Face by David Henry Hwang. 

When:  Saturday, 25 May, Discussion runs 12:00-1:30pm; matinee performance begins at 3:15pm.
 
Where: Park Theatre, Finsbury Park, London 
 
Price:  Discussion and networking - Free of charge (registration required); Matinee tickets - £19.50 (performance ticket not required to attend discussion)
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Park Theatre
Clifton Terrace
N4 3JP London
United Kingdom

Saturday, 25 May 2013 from 12:00 to 14:30 (BST)


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Special Relationship Productions

Special Relationship Productions is a new production company founded by a Brit & an American.  Lucy Fenton & Kevin Shen set up SRP with a view to creating more opportunities in theatre for ethnic minorities and women.  We're committed to gender and race blind casting and will always pick the best actor/actress for the role regardless of colour (or color)! 

For more information, please contact us at info@specialrelationshipproductions.com or press@specialrelationshipproductions.com.

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