The Madness of the Square by Marjorie Chan


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The Madness of the Square by Marjorie Chan

Noodles, romance and exams are the main concerns of four young friends until they find themselves caught up in the 1989 student demonstrations of Tiananmen Square. The unfolding events test their beliefs, resolve and ultimately friendship.

Produced by Cahoots Theatre, in association with Factory Theatre, Toronto, ON, 2009

Keywords:  Tiananmen Beijing China Chinese History Asian
Genre: Drama
Run time: 90 minutes
Acts: 1
Male roles: 5
Female roles: 4
Doubled roles: 3
Maximum # of roles: 30
Minimum # of roles: 9
Suitable for students aged 16+
"The youthful optimism of the thousands who filled Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989, asking for freedom and justice, is palpable in Marjorie Chan's The Madness Of The Square."
- Jon Kaplan, Now Magazine
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