DOI: 10.17265/2159-5526/2020.03.003
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Ann-Marie Hsiung

Abstract: Globalization increases mobilities and multiplies identities in Asia. Singapore, a city state with diverse Asian communities, amplifies this trend. In the 1990s, Singapore recruited large numbers of Western educated Chinese scholars, who formed new diasporas across Asia and became catalyst for further cultural diversities. This multifaceted Asian phenomenon can be best exemplified in Chinese scholar-director Grant Shen's contemporary productions of the traditional Chinese opera-The West Wing (2008, 2016). This…

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