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RUTH EASTON: How The Ghost Of You Clings, The Anna May Wong Story

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2301 East Franklin Avenue

Minneapolis, Minnesota 55406

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How The Ghost Of You Clings, The Anna May Wong Story
by Playwrights’ Center Core Writer John Olive

A “bioplay” about the great Chinese-American actor Anna May Wong (Huang Liu Tsong, 1905-1961). The beauteous Anna lived large, appearing in silents, talkies, in the earliest days of television, in vaudeville shows, on Broadway, on the West End. Anna remains, to this day, the most prolific Asian actor, ever.

  • Monday, January 8, 2018 at 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 7 p.m.

FROM JOHN: “As I worked on How The Ghost Of You Clings I discovered, to my chagrin, that many—most—people have never heard of Ms. Wong. I had, being a devotee of old movies, but this lack of familiarity with a great American is something I hope to rectify with this play.”

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