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THE NEW BROADWAY STYLE MUSICAL FROM HONG KONG “I,CHING”WILL BE PERFORMED FOR THE FIRST TIME IN ENGLISH IN THE UNITED STATES IN LOS ANGELES SEPT 14& 15 & 21 &22

Written By: Marcelle - Sep• 19•12

IS THE FIRST ENGLISH SPEAKING CHINESE BRAODWAY TYPE SHOW TO EVER PERFORM IN THE U.S. Los Angeles Ca- History will be made this month when a new broadway style musical comes to
los angeles the musical is I,CHING , this is a comedic musical based on the life of Jian Ching, wife of Mao Tsedong…This Musical is written by Hong Kong’s first female film director Cecile Tang Shu Shuen, she lives in los angeles and mega stars know her here as the owner of the famous Joss Restaurant in Beverly Hills. I, CHING tells the story of Jian Ching, an ambitious woman who would leap from the stage as an actress to land onto the backwaters revolution outpost where she indsidously climbs to become
Chairman Mao’s wife. See her spiraling rise and fall from glamour to outcast to ultimate power with the help of her scheming Gang of Four, only to find herself battered in a man’s world. Concieved as a musical supported by a humorous and entertaining show, this is one staging of China’s recent past that is not quite like anything else you have seen. Theatre buffs will laugh as a group of young women take over the stage crying out to be the “New Age Woman”; culture connoisseurs will find themselves pampered by an
array of artistic delicacies- from jazz, ballet, to Peking Opera and traditional chinese intstruments; nostalgic audiences will be taken away on a journey to revisit the decadence of Shanghi in 1930’s, the romance beind the war ridden Yen’an grottoes, and chaotic 1960’s as China’s Cultural Revoloution dragged the nation in an inferno. I. CHING recasts the birth of modern day china in a new light, with a
in history envisioned this time as a musical comedy featuring sixteen original numbers including My Red Sun, New Age Woman and Victory created by the most famous composer of Hong Kong Lowell Lo, and U.S. Composers. This collaboration between the U.S. Composors and the Hong Kong Composer created this epic diverse songbook. These performances will benefit the Theatre Space Foundation, A Hong Kong based company dedciated to bring western theatrical masterpieces to Chinese Audiences,
I-Ching features and young and english speaking cast. The lead of this show is brilliantly portrayed by actress Marcia Yuan , as Mrs. Mao she ages on stage from her 20’s to her 60’s. TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE AT www.ichingthemusical.com There will be a Celebrity opening night for THE BROAD STAGE performances on Sept 21, 2012. Media call time is for the 21st is 5:30pm celebrity arrivals will be from 6:30-7:15pm The U.S. preview of I,CHING will begin at the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse located at 320 South Mission Dr in San Gabriel Friday Sept 14th @8:00PM and 2 shows on Saturday Sept 15th at 2:00pm &7:30pm
Contact:ROGER NEAL@NEAL PR 323-366-2796 prstarus2000@yahoo.com for more information

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