The Blessing (And Curse?) Of Miss Saigon Miss Saigon has returned to Broadway. When the hit musical was first performed was controversial for its stereotypes and story and casting choices. Shereen is joined by teammate Kat Chow to explore Miss Saigon's journey in 2017.
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The Blessing (And Curse?) Of Miss Saigon

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The Blessing (And Curse?) Of Miss Saigon

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Miss Saigon has returned to Broadway. When the hit musical was first performed was controversial for its stereotypes and story and casting choices. Shereen is joined by teammate Kat Chow to explore Miss Saigon's journey in 2017.

This week Shereen welcomes Kat Chow who spoke to David Henry Hwang, J.J. Briones and some theater experts about the controversial show and its role in both creating and limiting roles for Asian American actors. Cornelia Li for NPR hide caption

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This week Shereen welcomes Kat Chow who spoke to David Henry Hwang, J.J. Briones and some theater experts about the controversial show and its role in both creating and limiting roles for Asian American actors.

Cornelia Li for NPR