The Front Row

The Front Row – Worldwide Stage

We hear about a new bilingual musical, The Tale of Kieu, that’s based on a well-known epic poem from 18th Century Vietnamese literature. Book-writer and lyricist, Burton Wolfe, President of Worldwide Stage, and the company’s Vice President, Lawrence Wong, chat about the production, which blends a contemporary, Broadway-stage sensibility with traditional Vietnamese instruments and costumes to tell a touching story about a young woman’s trials and tribulations…

Wolfe and Wong speak with Catherine Lu.