Venue cites ‘debate aroused by non-Asian casting’ as it withdraws Music Theatre Wales’s The Golden Dragon from bill The London premiere of an opera set in a Chinese takeaway has been cancelled after a backlash over its all-white cast. Music Theatre Wales were set to stage a performance of The Golden Dragon at the Hackney Empire in east London on 31 October, until the theatre on Thursday issued a statement saying it would not go ahead and disavowing any involvement in the production.
Hackney Empire pulls out of Chinese takeaway opera over all-white cast Venue cites ‘debate aroused by non-Asian casting’ as it withdraws Music Theatre Wales’s The Golden Dragon from bill The London premiere of an opera set in a Chinese takeaway has been cancelled after a backlash over its all-white cast. Music Theatre Wales were set to stage a performance of
White cast of 'Porgy and Bess' opera in Hungary provokes debate on artistic freedom The Hungarian State Opera has dramatically tweaked the famous George Gershwin opera, setting it in a refugee camp in an airplane hanger. It's a far cry from the original African-American cast and US Deep South context.
Fire rips through former Chinese takeaway in early morning blaze
One resident told Glasgow Live they heard a noise and could 'smell burning wood'.
We try Huddersfield's 'WORST' Chinese takeaway to see if the dire Tripadvisor reviews are fair
This takeaway got 1.5 stars but was it really that terrible? We gave it a try.
The Takeaway From 'The Takeaway': Five Easy Subject Changes to Avoid Thanksgiving Fights Today on Public Radio International's morning show, The Takeaway, host John Hockenberry, Detroit Free Press columnist Rochelle Riley, and I discussed how to avoid family fights during Thanksgiving. As I mentioned on the show, some amount of discord may be inevitable this year: from health care to climate change to gay rights, we're living in a particularly political time. ...
Bought a 10 dollar Chinese cast iron pan, and surprisingly enough it works very well. Cast iron master race!
Never had a bad meal there' - Eastern Star customers defend Chinese takeaway despite negative Tripadvisor reviews
'It's the best around Paddock, Marsh and Lindley' - diners praise takeaway despite harsh online reviews
Chinese opera in town
Chinese Opera comes to town
Look Beyond Glaxo's Chinese Opera Look Beyond Glaxo's Chinese Opera
Lurid bribery allegations added a touch of Chinese spice to earnings from GlaxoSmithKline. But elsewhere, Glaxo served up a bland quarter.
Chinese opera beset by intrigues old and new Weapons maker steps in to support US-backed version of ‘Dream of the Red Chamber’
Opera in Chinese Visual Culture Opera in Chinese Visual Culture
A new exhibition at the University of Chicago offers an in-depth look at opera's impact on the visual arts of China's Ming and Qing dynasties.
Eye Candy Inspired by Chinese Opera At Chicago Museum, Chinese Opera's Effect on Visual Arts
'Performing Images: Opera in Chinese Visual Culture' is part of a four-month Chinese festival at the University of Chicago.
East Transforms West in Chinese Opera "The Legend of the White Snake" is one of the most famous Chinese tales. The story of a young scholar bewitched by a beautiful woman who is really a powerful white-snake demon has given rise to countless Chinese opera productions, films, and TV series. It is now also a Western-style opera performed in English that is set to tour China.
The Chinese Empire’s Burning Peripheries The Chinese Empire’s Burning Peripheries
Crackdowns in Hong Kong and Xinjiang threaten Taiwan—and regional peace.
The Brittas Empire cast reunite for the show’s twenty year anniversary – after rumours the series could get a reboot this year THE Brittas Empire cast have reunited after 20 years – amid rumours the series could get a reboot this year. The hit 90s comedy – which ran for six series from 1991 to 1997 – followed the misfortunes of Gordon Brittas and his dysfunctional staff who struggled to cope with his ill-thought out ideas. And […]
Opera Software Retunes Sale Terms With Chinese Buyers Opera Software Retunes Sale Terms With Chinese Buyers
Opera Software agreed to exclude its video-compression and virtual private network business from the sale of the Oslo-based company’s internet browser to a Chinese consortium after earlier failing to secure regulatory approval for a broader deal.
Chinese Firm Closes In on Australian Cattle Empire Chinese Firm Closes In on Australian Cattle Empire
The future of Australia’s largest Outback cattle empire is near to being resolved, despite a late appeal from one of the country’s biggest corporate champions to keep it from becoming the latest agricultural trophy to fall into Chinese hands.
Australian Offer Tries to Keep Cattle Empire Out of Chinese Hands Bid to Keep Australian Cattle Empire Out of Chinese Hands
The sale of Australia’s largest Outback cattle empire has been reopened after a late appeal to the government by one of country’s biggest companies to prevent it from being sold to a Chinese buyer.
Qihoo 360-Led Chinese Consortium Makes $1.2 Billion Offer for Opera Software Qihoo 360-Led Consortium Makes $1.2 Billion Offer for Opera Software
A consortium of Chinese companies has bid $1.2 billion in cash to buy Opera Software ASA, a Norwegian maker of Internet browsers, the latest sign of how a weakening currency has left China’s acquisition appetite unperturbed.
Opera Software to Sell Internet-Browser Operations to Chinese Consortium Opera Software to Sell Internet-Browser Business to Chinese Consortium
Opera Software said it would sell its internet-browser business to a Chinese consortium, after a $1.2 billion bid for the entire company was terminated after failing to obtain regulatory approvals.
Chinese Kunqu opera adaptation of The Hunchback of Notre-Dame debuts
Chinese Opera Festival in St. Petersburg starts with graphic, musical performances
It's Snow White and the 'different' dwarfs at the LBT for Huddersfield Light Opera's January panto Special adult only performance one night promises 'more frolic than usual'
preserving leftover cooked rice from Chinese takeaway for processing in a cold salad afterwards
When getting Chinese takeaway, We never eat much of the normal cooked rice that goes with it, always opting for an extra dish of fried rice and/or noodles. My mother usually makes a cold salad the day ...
Japanese for “Chinese Opera”
What is the Japanese for Chinese Opera?
The Japanese language Wikipedia article on Chinese opera is titled 戯曲 (中国), with "中国" merely being disambiguation metadata. 戯曲 apparently means drama, with no ...
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Did the Roman Empire and the Han Chinese cause (some) global warming? [duplicate]
Did the development of agriculture prevent an ice age occurring?
Some recent news reports about ancient anthropogenic methane emissions have hinted that the simultaneous ...
Apron cast iron white sink?
How do I cover up the white spots on my cast iron stove?
My friends brought me a paper bag full of peaches. I set the bag on my fisher cast iron stove, and I forgot about them. Lastnight, I picked up the bag to find the peach juice has bled through the ...