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Report From New York: This M. Butterfly Flies A Different Route

In this 21st Century revision of 1988’s M. Butterfly, it’s the wrongheadedness of that paternalistic hubris that is taken for granted. This incarnation delves more deeply into the human relations of this fictionalized riff on the true story of a French diplomat who had an affair for 20 years with a Chinese opera singer, only to discover that his lover was a man spying for the government.

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