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Red Dragonfly Productions presents

The Ballad of Mulan

  • Presented by Red Dragonfly productions and Grist to the Mill productions
  • Written and directed by Ross Ericson

Woman, warrior, legend.

For ten years Mulan, disguised as a man, has fought for the Chinese Empire. Now the fighting is coming to an end, one last battle and she will be going home - but can she return to her old life, become a woman again. A search for identity in a violent world.

Commissioned by and performed by West Yorkshire-born British-Chinese actress Michelle Yim, developed with the support and funding from Arts Council England. Produced by the team behind Edfringe Sell-Out 'The Unknown Soldier' Grist to the Mill, in collaboration with British East Asian theatre company Red Dragonfly Productions, we bring you the real Chinese heroine that inspired Disney's animation and live-feature Mulan.

Dates
Fri 04 February
Venue
Studio, Hull Truck Theatre
Tickets
£13.50
Conc. £2 off
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Woman, warrior, legend.

For ten years Mulan, disguised as a man, has fought for the Chinese Empire. Now the fighting is coming to an end, one last battle and she will be going home - but can she return to her old life, become a woman again. A search for identity in a violent world.

Commissioned by and performed by West Yorkshire-born British-Chinese actress Michelle Yim, developed with the support and funding from Arts Council England. Produced by the team behind Edfringe Sell-Out 'The Unknown Soldier' Grist to the Mill, in collaboration with British East Asian theatre company Red Dragonfly Productions, we bring you the real Chinese heroine that inspired Disney's animation and live-feature Mulan.

Event details

Running Time: 60 mins

Recommended Age: 10+

Themes: Chinese poem, Chinese history, war, identity, gender expectations

Warnings: Description and sounds of war and violence, screaming.

Free Q&A for ticket holders after the show.

 

 

 

A powerful exploration of gender, war, and identity, as relevant and timely today as ever. Expect humour, a lot of heart and a refreshing focus on the darker aspects of a familiar tale ★★★★ Tulpa Magazine
Michelle Yim is absolutely terrific as Mulan. She holds the stage with a commanding presence as well as charm and warmth Stage Whispers
Full of ambition, politics and cultural tension ★★★★ Adelaide Theatre Guide

Buy Tickets

Fri 04 February
Free Q&A for ticket holders after the show.
8:00PM

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