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CHINESE TAKE AWAY by Anna Yen

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CHARACTER AGES: 30

THEMES: History, Family, Poverty, Chinese Culture, Traditionalism

Length
LENGTH: 45 Minutes
Target Audience
TARGET AUDIENCE: Senior Years
Cast Size
CAST SIZE: 1 - 2 Cast Members
   PLAYWRIGHT: Anna Yen
$ 25.95
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(Premiered Cremorne Theatre, Queensland Performing Arts Centre, August 1997 as a co-production between Gum Yi Productions and the Queensland Performing Arts Trust.)

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Three generations of women; Grandmother, 
Mother and Anna, make a figurative ‘journey’ from the mores of Old China to those of contemporary Australia. A tragi-comic, one-woman show richly realised through voice and circus.

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"Chinese Take Away connects us to the universal questions of life, loss and transformation."  – Play Moves

“A complex and multi-dimensional narrative.” – Artfilms

 

Published alongside The Monkey Mother and The Butterfly Seer in Three Plays by Asian Australians

 

ISBN 0908156596

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