"CITIZEN WONG" - a powerful new play inspired by the life and times of the First Chinese American

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Presented by Pan Asian Repertory Theatre at Union Station, Ogden UT

May 07 2019
"CITIZEN WONG" - a powerful new play inspired by the life and times of the First Chinese American

Presented by Pan Asian Repertory Theatre in its milestone 42nd season, sponsored by the Lawrence T. and Janet T. Dee Foundation. www.citizenwong.com

At a time when Congress pushed for an “anti-Chinese wall” and barred birthright citizenship, Wong Chin Foo (1847–1898) — the most vocal and visible Chinese in 19th century America — defied the social order to fight for the oppressed in the Land of the Free.

“Citizen Wong” dramatically captures the essence of the American Gilded Age when robber barons ran the country and Wong, a celebrity U.S. social rights activist, wielded pen and pulpit to end the Chinese Exclusion Act and

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Free Admission

Contact: 801-629-8680

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A short Q&A session will follow the presentation.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Union Station

2501 Wall Avenue, Ogden, UT 84401

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KATIE SHEEN ABBOTT

Choreographer; Dancer; Musician; UDAM Teaching Artist | Katie regularly performs throughout Utah with her cuadro which includes: Jake Abbott (guitar and cante), Sandy Meek (guitar), and Julie Sheen (cajon and palmas). While growing up in Utah she studied jazz, ballet, tap and hip-hop. After moving to Baltimore, Maryland for graduate school she fell in love with Flamenco after taking her first Sevillanas class. She studied with Solange Gomes for several years in Salt Lake City and most recently she lived in Sevilla, Spain where she studied with many flamenco maestros, including Luisa Palacio, Angel Atienza, Isabel Bayon and Javier Baron.
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