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Asian Canadian Theatre

Asian Canadian Theatre

Edited by Nina Lee Aquino & Ric Knowles
Subjects: Asian Canadian Playwrights, Non-Fiction / Essays
Series: New Essays on Canadian Theatre
Imprint: Playwrights Canada Press
Paperback : 9780887549861, 304 pages, May 2011


  • Winner, Patrick O'Neill Award 2012


As the foundational volume in the development of a new field of study, it includes essays by major voices in Asian Canadian Studies and Asian North American Theatre Studies, as well as some of Canada’s top theatre practitioners. The book offers essays that contextualize the development of Asian Canadian theatre, celebrate its founders, analyze some of its most significant achievements, theorize its work, and articulate its major contribution to Canadian theatre in the twenty-first century.

Contributors include Donald Goellnicht, Christine Kim, Ric Knowles, Christopher Lee, Esther Kim Lee, Daphne Lei, Siyuan Lui, Xiaoping Li, Jane Luk, Sean Metzger, Anne Nothof, Jane Park, Thy Phu, Jenna Rodgers, Shelley Scott, Karen Shimikawa, Eleanor Ty, Donald Woo, David Yee, and Jean Yoon.