Empress of China

Empress of China $12.99

Ruth Wolff

Published by Broadway Play Publishing

5 Male 3 Female

A searing yet sympathetic portrait of the extraordinary Dowager Empress Tzu-hsi as she rises to power then finds herself, at the dawn of the twentieth century, fighting new forces of opposition from the suddenly rebellious people of China and from foreign powers eager to seize her land and destroy her civilization. "Sweeping historical drama...a villainess of epic proportions." The New York Times - Originally produced at the Pan Asian Rep in New York

Five men, three women (more actors may be used as non-speaking court attendants) Settings may be very simple

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