May 11 - June 8
In this drama based on a true story, a French diplomat living in China falls in love with a
Chinese opera singer, unaware that in China, men traditionally played female roles. The
singer follows the diplomat back to France, and the two embark on a 20-year affair marked by scandal and betrayal. When the play first opened in 1988, it won Tony, Drama Desk,
and Outer Critics Circle awards.
Opens May 11 at South Coast Repertory.
655 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, 714-708-5555, scr.org