Artists at Play Podcast


Episode Summary

A discussion about FLOWER DRUM SONG along with the agency, representation, and legacy of the [first Asian American] Broadway musical-turned-film.

Episode Notes

Join Artists at Play on a trip up to Grant Avenue, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.! Learn more about FLOWER DRUM SONG, the 1961 film adaptation of the 1958 Broadway musical featuring an [almost] all-Asian American cast, in this discussion that spans issues concerning agency, representation, and the show's legacy.

CONTENT NOTE: This episode contains the use of expletive language and words.

Episode Credits
Produced by Julia Cho
Edited by Nicholas Pilapil
Theme song by Eloise Wong