Marcus G. Dalhman is a White actor who begins to “pass” as a Eurasian
David, you won’t believe where I am. In China. Guizhou Province, to be exact. After everything that happened in the States, I needed to take some time off. So I came to China, hoping to find – something real, true?
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The Dong call their music “ da ge '' – the “big song” – melodies that can only be sung by the whole village – together. The Dong have a saying, “Rice feeds the body, but song feeds the heart.”.
For full extended monologue, please refer to clips or the script edition cited here: David Henry Hwang, Yellow Face, Dramatist Play Services, 2007, pp. 1-2.
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