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London Venue Cancels Opera Production Accused Of 'Yellowface'

Music Theatre Wales has been catching fire for its current touring production of Peter Eötvös's opera The Golden Dragon, which uses an all-white cast in a work set in a Chinese restaurant and featuring Chinese characters. Now the London venue for the tour, the Hackney Empire, has cancelled its scheduled performance (October 31) and disavowed […]
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