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B.C. Lee plays Hong and Michael Antonakos is Matt in Ga Ting

Ga Ting is a necessary—and welcome—play, but neither the script nor the production is polished.

In Ga Ting, which translates from the Chinese as Family, first-time playwright Minh Ly imagines a meeting between a Matt, a white gay man who has just lost his partner Kevin to suicide, and Kevin’s Chinese-Canadian parents, Hong and Mei Lee. It’s the first time that the mom and dad have laid eyes on the lover. [Read more…]

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