American Theatre: “I Am Miss Saigon, and I Hate It”

“Asian Americans are still fighting an industry that would rather cast white actors to play us and would rather we play sidekicks and prostitutes—stereotypes that narratives like Miss Saigon have only helped perpetuate. Properties like Miss Saigon offer a way for white producers to feed us stereotypical scraps while continuing to starve us. They profit off of our bodies while silencing our voices.” —read the rest at American Theatre. And you should, it’s the most-read story EVER on the site and I got interviewed on NPR for it.

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