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San Gabriel Valley Music Theatre (SGVMT) presents Flower Drum Song

October 1, 2011 @ 8:00 pm

San Gabriel Valley Music Theatre (SGVMT) Presents Flower Drum Song

San Gabriel Valley Music Theatre (SGVMT) LogoBased on the Novel by C.Y. Lee
Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Book by David Henry Hwang

In this Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic, Mei‐Li flees communist China and finds herself in San Francisco’s Chinatown. This naïve young refugee is befriended by Wang, 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 blending of American razz‐ma‐tazz and stylized Chinese opera traditions creates a beautiful theatrical tapestry in this lovely American classic. Hits include the classics I Enjoy Being A Girl and Chop Suey.

Details

Date:
October 1, 2011
Time:
8:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

San Gabriel Valley Music Theatre (SGVMT)
Phone:
(626) 282-1440
Email:
sgvmtboxoffice@earthlink.net
Website:
http://www.sgvmusictheatre.com

Venue

San Gabriel Mission Playhouse
320 S. Mission Drive
San Gabriel, CA 91776 United States
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Phone:
(626) 308-2868