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The Ballad of Yachiyo is a tale of illicit passion by Guggenheim-winning playwright Philip Kan Gotanda, set in 1919 among the lush cane fields of Hawaii. Inspired by true events in the playwrights family, The Ballad of Yachiyo follows 16-year-old Yachiyo as she reluctantly leaves her impoverished parents to live with sophisticated relatives. Her mother hopes she will learn the Japanese tea ceremony and other refinements that will help attract a wealthy husband. But as Yachiyo acquires civilized graces from her hostess, Okusan, she also struggles with a growing passion for Okusans handsome, dissolute husband. The Ballad of Yachiyo is a gripping story of poetic imagery by one of Americas leading contemporary playwrights. A full-cast production featuring: June Angela, Takayo Fischer, Dian Kobayashi, Lane Nishikawa, Sab Shimono, Greg Watanabe, Annie Yee

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580816236
Author:
Gotanda, Philip Kan
Publisher:
LA Theatre Works
Read:
Angela, June
Read:
Fischer, Takayo
Performed by:
Angela, June
Performed by:
Fischer, Takayo
Performed:
Fischer, Takayo
Performed:
Angela, June
Subject:
American
Subject:
Drama-American Anthology
Abridged:
Y
Series:
L.A. Theatre Works Audio Theatre Collections
Publication Date:
20091231
Binding:
Compact Disc
Language:
English
Dimensions:
7.50x5.40x.90 in. .20 lbs.
Media Run Time:
087

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"Synopsis" by , The Ballad of Yachiyo is a tale of illicit passion by Guggenheim-winning playwright Philip Kan Gotanda, set in 1919 among the lush cane fields of Hawaii. Inspired by true events in the playwrights family, The Ballad of Yachiyo follows 16-year-old Yachiyo as she reluctantly leaves her impoverished parents to live with sophisticated relatives. Her mother hopes she will learn the Japanese tea ceremony and other refinements that will help attract a wealthy husband. But as Yachiyo acquires civilized graces from her hostess, Okusan, she also struggles with a growing passion for Okusans handsome, dissolute husband. The Ballad of Yachiyo is a gripping story of poetic imagery by one of Americas leading contemporary playwrights. A full-cast production featuring: June Angela, Takayo Fischer, Dian Kobayashi, Lane Nishikawa, Sab Shimono, Greg Watanabe, Annie Yee
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