The Dance and the Railroad is an Early Asian American Classic
Artists at Play
in partnership with A Noise Within present a reading of
The Dance and the Railroad
By David Henry Hwang
Directed byKatherine Chou
Choreography byAnnie Yee
Stage Management by Karin Naono
Featuring Hao Feng and Dylan Locke
Set against the backdrop of the Chinese railroad workers’ strike of 1867, The Dance and the Railroad explores the lives of two laborers: the optimistic and idealistic Ma and the pragmatic and independent Lone. Over the course ofthe strike, the two men talk about their past lives in China, wants for the future, and what it means to chase the American Dream in Gold Mountain.
In celebration of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Artists at Play explores the canon of Asian American theatre with a classic written by David Henry Hwang.
May 19-22, 2023
Friday, May 19, at 8 pm
Saturday, May 20, at 8 pm
Sunday, May 21, at 2 pm (post-show talkback) Monday, May 22, at 7 pm
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