Mom, Dad, I’m Living With a White Girl
Toronto: Playwrights Canada Press, 1995.
A Chinese son must tell his parents he has moved in with his white girlfriend. In a counter-narrative, the play explodes Asian stereotypes in a B-movie spoof called “Wrath of the Yellow Claw”.
“Mom, Dad, I’m Living With a White Girl.” In Ethnicities: Plays from the New West, ed. Anne Nothof. Edmonton: NeWest Press, 1999.
PS8315.5 .P73 E83 1999
“Mom, Dad, I’m Living With a White Girl.” In Canadian Mosaic II: 6 Plays, ed. Aviva Ravel. Toronto: Simon & Pierre, 1996.
PS8315 .C35 1996
The play premiered at Toronto’s Theatre Passe Muraille in 1995, and was remounted in Vancouver, Edmonton, Winnipeg and Saskatoon. The Edmonton production received a 1999 Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Award for best new play.
Awards and Honours
1998 Gwen Pharis Ringwood Award for Drama-Alberta Literary Awards (Writers’ Guild of Alberta)(Finalist)