Grant Recipient Details

Location

San Francisco, CA

Project Title
The Truer History of the Chan Family, A New Vaudeville (THCF)
Fiscal Year Awarded
2021
Grant or Program
National Theater Project Creation & Touring Grant
Grant Amount
$70,000

The Truer History of the Chan Family, A Virtual Vaudeville, in English with Chinese subtitles, explores the impact of America's legacy of anti-Asian legislation and sex trafficking on three generations of the playwright's Chinese American family – peasants sold into prostitution and turned trafficker when legitimate employment became impossible. THCF celebrates the interactive hybridity of apps from Insta to TikTok to now old school Zoom to create a show made for our Covid times. Free online & onsite screenings: Chinese Historical Society of America, San Francisco Mime Troupe, SF; Theatre Diaspora & Media Rites, Portland; Theater Mu, Minn; The Flea, MOCA, NY.

Projected Touring Availability

Please contact the tour coordinator for more information.

Tour Coordinator

Eugenie Chan, Artistic Director 
Eugenie Chan Theater Projects
tel 415-640-3300