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Red Dragonfly Theatre, Chinese Theatre in UK

The Unforgettable Anna May Wong




The tragic and wonderful life of 1930s Chinese-American Hollywood Actress
A play with song/cabaret event
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Previously known as 'An Evening with Miss Wong'

Anna May Wong, the pioneering Chinese-American actress who, despite the odds, became one of Hollywood's best loved stars.

From laundry girl to one of Hollywood's most glamorous stars in 1930s, the tragic and wonderful life of Anna May Wong.  Fighting against prejudice and ignorance she rose to become one of the acting elite, the leading lady that was not allowed to kiss her leading man. Inter-weaved with songs and clips from her films. This is her story, her search for identity, her hopes and fears, and the personal sacrifices she made for the art that she loved.


"An Evening with Miss Wong" was first conceived and developed by actress Michelle Yim, composer Pearl Yim and Grist to the Mill Productions in 2018. The project is supported using funding from Arts Council England. The production started with a rehearsed reading at Buxton Fringe 2018 and debuted at Edinburgh Fringe 2018. Red Dragonfly is working in collaboration with Grist to the Mill to tour this production.

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An Evening with Miss Wong has visited:


The Rotunda Theatre, Buxton Fringe, 17-18 July 2018 (reh-reading)

Assembly Rooms, Drawing Room, Edfringe, 2-26 August 2018

Ongisko Polskie, Kensington 16 Dec 2019

Brockenhurst College, Nomad Festival 8-9 May 2019

Carlile Institute Hub, Meltham 18 May 2019

The Rotunda Theatre, Buxton Fringe 14-16 July 2019

Irving Studio, Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham 8, 10-11 Oct 2019

As part of Salisbury Arts Centre's Outdoor Performance Session 5 Sept 2020

The Rotunda Theatre, Brighton Fringe 18, 21-22 May 2022

Tour Schedule

Wed 18 May 2022    The Rotunda: Squeak           7:45pm

                                   Brighton Fringe 2022

Sat 21 May 2022       The Rotunda: Squeak           6:15pm

                                   Brighton Fringe 2022

Sun 22 May 2022     The Rotunda: Squeak           6:15pm

                                   Brighton Fringe 2022

The Unforgettable Anna May Wong is tour-ready. Contact us for dates!

'You don't have to be a movie fan to enjoy this'

​The Scotsman


'Playful, entertaining documentary-theatre with a light touch and a pleasant appreciation for Old Hollywood charm'


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