Filed under Asian American

To be or not to be, Jello.

What if I wasn’t Asian? I suppose that this is about as useful as contemplating one’s existence as jello, but I have often wondered just that… what if I was born blonde and blue-eyed. And then I think, ‘Why do I immediately imagine myself as an Aryan girl? Why not an African-American boy, or an … Continue reading

The Thing Is…

I have been tossing this around and around in my mind and the thing I find completely BOGGLING is:  Has Mr. Steven Sater, the Book writer and lyricist of “The Nightingale” at La Jolla Playhouse, thought about the irony of the casting controversy in relation to THE STORY AND MORAL of “The Nightingale” that he … Continue reading

In a place called Naboo, or mythical China.

So.  “The Nightingale.”  Where do I begin? I am an alum of the MFA program at UCSD/ La Jolla Playhouse.  I have many fond memories and a certain allegiance.  You could call it a filial love for the place where my inner artist was trained and nourished.  And so it was with great trepidation that … Continue reading