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The Ordway Still Doesn’t Get Sexism and Racism (The Problem with Miss Saigon)

by MAI NENG MOUA via Racialicious October 15, 2013 Don’t Buy Miss Saigon Coalition’s ‘Our Truth’ Tumblr project slide show was projected in front of the Ordway Theater during the protest of the opening night of Miss Saigon. October 8th, 2013. Photo by Bao Phi….

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Exotic lotus flower: the role of the Asian woman in European drama

by MARIANNE COMBS via MPR September 9, 2013 When Mu Performing Arts convenes a discussion tonight about Ordway’s production of Miss Saigon, the focus will undoubtedly be on how Asian women continue to be portrayed in American and European musical theater as deferential objects of desire. That narrative…

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