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Espionage & Intrigue: The Haunting Tale of FILM CHINOIS
By Ben Coleman
May 4, 2015
- Minimum Fee: $90 per performance
- Time Period: 1940s / WWII
- Duration: 120 minutes (2 hours)
- Setting: Beijing, 1947
RANDOLPH - Early thirties, an American operative. Smart, cool and collected, but in many ways, an innocent abroad.
SIMONE - Twenties, a Chinese songstress with a few tricks up her sleeve. Willful, emotional and a little silly.
AMBASSADOR - Fifties or older, from Belgium. Seedy, amoral and dryly funny, he is a steadfast admirer of Asian women.
THE MAN, who plays:
WAITER (Scenes 1 & 13)
CHINESE BUSINESSMAN (Scenes 2 & 16)
SERVER (Scene 3)
CHINESE MAN (Scenes 7, 11 & 15)
HOTEL CLERK (Scene 14)
WOMAN (Scene 17)
- Role(s) for Asian Actor(s)