Exit the dragon: opera set in Chinese takeaway is cancelled by London theatre, over all-white cast

Published: 13/10/2017
Exit the dragon: opera set in Chinese takeaway is cancelled by London theatre, over all-white cast
Source: WWW.SCMP.COM

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 theatre in East London on October 31, until the theatre on Thursday issued a statement saying it would not go ahead and disavowing any involvement in the production. “The debate ar

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