The Forbidden Phoenix by Marty ChanThe Forbidden Phoenix by Marty Chan

The Forbidden Phoenix

byMarty Chan, Robert WalshIllustratorDerek Mah

Paperback | February 15, 2011

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Sun Wukong's path, however, becomes a test of strength, agility, and character as he comes face to face with mysterious, enchanting, and heartless creatures. Inspired by the Chinese opera, The Forbidden Phoenix's lyricism brings us to a world where Chinese parables are woven with the painful history of the immigrant men who suffered greatly to build Canada's railroad in the 1800s. Playwright Marty Chan and composer Robert Walsh create a musical rife with stylized characters, lending itself to a performance brimming with acrobatics, slapstick, and martial arts.
Marty Chan lives in Edmonton where he has built acclaim as a playwright, children's author, and for his work in radio and television. Chan has acted as the first playwright-in-residence at the Citadel Theatre, and taught playwriting at the University of Alberta.Robert Walsh is an award-winning singer-songwriter, producer, guitarist, mu...
Title:The Forbidden PhoenixFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 8.35 × 5.35 × 0.27 inPublished:February 15, 2011Publisher:Playwrights Canada PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0887549187

ISBN - 13:9780887549182