As the return of the musical “Miss Saigon” to the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts approaches, activists protesting the show are using a tool they didn’t have access to the last time around: social media. Members of the Don’t Buy Miss Saigon Coalition are using Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr, as well as various websites Read more

The upcoming production of “Miss Saigon” at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts has been surrounded by controversy in recent weeks. But some ticketholders to the show say they’re not sure what the uproar is all about. To learn more, about 50 ticketholders and concerned citizens attended an event last night hosted by the Read more

When Mu Performing Arts convenes a discussion tonight about Ordway’s production of Miss Saigon, the focus will undoubtedly be on how Asian women continue to be portrayed in American and European musical theater as deferential objects of desire. That narrative of an “exotic” Asian woman who is beautiful, submissive, and conveniently self-sacrificing is a repeated Read more