Event Chinese Take Away
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Venue The Space, Adelaide, SA
Umbrella Event OzAsia Festival
First Date 26 September 2007
Opening Date 26 September 2007
Last Date 27 September 2007
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Chinese Take Away is a cinematic adaptation of an acclaimed physical theatre show that tells the story of performer/writer Anna Yen?s grandmother, mother and herself. In a unique blend of storytelling, performance, archival footage, and poetic cinematography, Chinese Take Away reveals the story of three generations. The stories are anchored by Anna?s desire to understand her mother?s life and death. Weaving their way from old China to modern day Australia, the stories pass through Hong Kong in the 30s and suburban Sydney in the 60s.

Whilst telling a personal story, Chinese Take Away conne
Description Source Flyer/Poster
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Physical Theatre
Name Function Notes
Charlie Chan Composer
Therese Collie Director
Hilary Beaton Dramaturg
Anna Yen Performer
Mitzi Goldman Video Director
Text Nationality China
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Event Identifier 71988