Synopses & Reviews
"A valuable addition to the repertory of Asian American plays, this outstanding collection of six plays by Genny Lim, Wakako Yamauchi, Momoko Iko, Velina Hasu Houston, Jeannie Barroga, and Elizabeth Wong provides some of the most significant work to date from women in this group". -- Choice
'The plays in this volume span the range of Asian American women's experiences with passion, wit, anger, and blazing theatricality. Robert Uno's volume redresses a long-neglected gap in theatrical literature by bringing together six outstanding dramatic pioneers, whose innovations in story and form unleash new fire onto the American stage.'--David Henry Hwang
Table of Contents
Introduction -- Paper angels / Genny Lim -- The music lesson / Wakako Yamauchi -- Gold watch / Momoko Iko -- Tea / Velina Hasu Houston -- Walls / Jeannie Barroga -- Letters to a student revolutionary / Elizabeth Wong -- Appendix: Plays by Asian American women.