Reaching for my Gnu
Anna May Wong Must Die!Anna Chen's funny & fabulous one-woman show — a personal journey through the life and crimes of Hollywood's first Chinese screen legend with satire, songs and a few laughs.
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Anna Chen reads her poem, “I am Rich and You are Poor: lines on dead Chinese cocklepickers and their rich benefactors” about the 21 people who died at Morecambe Bay in 2004. Performed at the Morning Star May Day celebrations, … Continue reading
The British East Asian Actors group (of which I am one) has issued a statement concerning the recent RSC casting debacle over The Orphan of Zhao. British East Asian Actors STATEMENT 30th October 2012 The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) The … Continue reading
I’m performing this afternoon at the China In Britain event at Westminster University, 4.45pm. It’s a talk with performance extracts from my shows and a bit of poetry. The wonderful Charles Shaar Murray is my musical accompanist, playing guitar. I’ll … Continue reading
MADAM MAO’S GOLDEN OLDIES BBC Radio 4 11:30am, Tuesday 17th July 2012 Presented and co-written by Anna Chen Produced by Mukti Jain Campion for Culture Wise In Madam Mao’s Golden Oldies, I revisit the Chinese Cultural Revolution Model Operas that … Continue reading
The first photos in from The Steampunk Opium Wars staged Thursday 16th February 2012 to almost 300 people at the National Maritime Museum. Photographs by Jan Jefferies taken on my Lumix TZ20 camera except where stated. More photographs of the … Continue reading