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FLOWER DRUM SONG

music & lyrics by RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN
book by DAVID HENRY HWANG
directed by RICK SHIOMI

June 27 - July 12, 2009

 

In Tony Award-winner David Henry Hwang’s new adaptation of the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic, Wu Mei-li flees communist China and finds herself in San Francisco’s Chinatown. This naïve young refugee is befriended by Wang Chi-yang, who is struggling to keep the Chinese opera tradition alive despite his son’s determination to turn the old opera house into a swingin’ Western-style nightclub. The unique blend of American razz-ma-tazz and stylized Chinese opera traditions creates a beautiful theatrical tapestry in this lovely new version of an American classic.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION


DATES

June 27 - July 12, 2009

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CAST


 

SARA
OCHS

Wu Mei-Li

SHERWING
RESURRECION

Wang Ta

RANDY
REYES

Wang Chi-Yang

ARNOLD R.
FELIZARDO

Chin

LAURINE
PRICE

Linda Low

 
 
 

BRIAN
MCCORMICK

Harvard

KURT
KWAN

Chao Hai-Lung

MELISSA
BECHTHOLD

Madame Rita Liang

KATIE
BRADLEY

Ensemble

ROSE LE
TRAN

Ensemble

 
 
 

ERIKA DANIELLE
CRANE

Ensemble

SHEENA
JANSON

Ensemble

STEPHANIE
BERTUMEN

Ensemble

ETHAN
XIONG

Ensemble

CHENG
YANG

Ensemble

 
 
 

STEVEN
FRANDENFIELD

Ensemble

YEFEI
JIN

Ensemble

 
 

PRODUCTION TEAM


 

RICK
SHIOMI

Director

JENNIFER
WEIR

Assistant Director

ANITA
RUTH

Musical Director

LISA
SMITH

Stage Manager

EMMA
VALENTINE

Assistant Stage Manager

 
 
 

SANDRA
AGUSTIN

Choreographer

TIANJIANG
CUI

Chinese Opera Choreographer

JOSEPH
STANLEY

Scenic Designer

CANA
POTTER

Costume Designer

WU CHEN
KHOO

Lighting Designer

 
 
 

FOREST
GODFREY

Sound Designer

HEIDI
BERG

Props Designer

KRISTIN
LARSEN

Master Carpenter

ANITA
RUTH

Musician

JOAN
GRIFFITH

Musician

 
 
 

KYLE
SWAN

Musician

MATTHEW
KRUEGER

Musician

 
 

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