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Charles Francis Chan Jr.'s Exotic Oriental Murder Mystery

From 6 critic and 12 member reviews
Members say: Clever, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Ambitious, Funny

About the show

National Asian American Theatre Company presents the world premiere of a new play that fuses an Agatha Christie murder mystery with the birth of Asian American Theatre. More…

1967. The auspicious beginnings of a new political identity called Asian American, as a young literary hippie named Frank essays an inscrutable Chinese detective. A harmless sing-song orientalist minstrel show that ends in a grotesque carnival of murder.Lloyd Suh's "Charles Francis Chan, Jr.'s Exotic Oriental Murder Mystery" is NAATCO's first commission. It is an adaptation of Agatha Christie's "The Mysterious Affair at Styles," the novel that introduced Hercule Poirot.



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