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Ballad of Yachiyo

Gotanda, Philip Kan. (Author). Angela, June. (Added Author). Fischer, Takayo. (Added Author). Kobayashi, Dian. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 158081624X (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 9781580816243 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (1hr., 28 min.)) : digital
    remote
    access
    electronic
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : L.A. Theatre Works : 2009.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note: With June Angela, Takayo Fischer, Dian Kobayashi.
Summary, etc.: In the early 1900s, an ethnic Japanese family struggles with racism while working on a Hawaiian sugar plantation. Meanwhile, the family's young daughter begins to explore her sexuality.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Japanese Americans Drama
Girls Drama
Hawaii Drama
Genre: Radio adaptations.
Radio plays.
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  • EBSCOhost
    The Ballad of Yachiyo is a tale of illicit passion by Guggenheim-winning playwright Philip Kan Gotanda, set in 1919 among the lush cane fields of Hawaii. Inspired by true events in the playwright's family, The Ballad of Yachiyo follows 16-year-old Yachiyo as she reluctantly leaves her impoverished parents to live with sophisticated relatives. Her mother hopes she will learn the Japanese tea ceremony and other refinements that will help attract a wealthy husband. But as Yachiyo acquires civilized graces from her hostess, Okusan, she also struggles with a growing passion for Okusan's handsome, dissolute husband. The Ballad of Yachiyo is a gripping story of poetic imagery by one of America's leading contemporary playwrights.An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring June Angela, Takayo Fischer, Dian Kobayashi, Lane Nishikawa, Sab Shimono, Greg Watanabe and Annie Yee.
  • Findaway World Llc
    The Ballad of Yachiyo is a tale of illicit passion by Guggenheim-winning playwright Philip Kan Gotanda, set in 1919 among the lush cane fields of Hawaii. Inspired by true events in the playwright’s family, The Ballad of Yachiyo follows 16-year-old Yachiyo as she reluctantly leaves her impoverished parents to live with sophisticated relatives. Her mother hopes she will learn the Japanese tea ceremony and other refinements that will help attract a wealthy husband. But as Yachiyo acquires civilized graces from her hostess, Okusan, she also struggles with a growing passion for Okusan’s handsome, dissolute husband. The Ballad of Yachiyo is a gripping story of poetic imagery by one of America’s leading contemporary playwrights.

    An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring June Angela, Takayo Fischer, Dian Kobayashi, Lane Nishikawa, Sab Shimono, Greg Watanabe and Annie Yee.
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