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THEATREWORKS SILICON VALLEY PRESENTS
THE WORLD PREMIERE OF

FOUR IMMIGRANTS: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL MANGA
Book, Music & Lyrics by Min Kahng
Based on Manga Yonin Shosei by Henry Yoshitaka Kiyama
Translated as The Four Immigrants Manga: A Japanese Experience in San Francisco 1904-1924 by Frederik L. Schodt
Directed by Leslie Martinson

July 12 - August 6, 2017
Lucie Stern Theatre, Palo Alto

For tickets ($40-$100), call (650) 463-1960 or visit www.theatreworks.org.

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L-R: Charlie (Hansel Tan), Fred (Sean Fenton), Frank (Phil Wong), and Henry (James Seol) arrive in San Francisco in Min Kahng's The Four Immigrants: An American Musical Manga presented by TheatreWorks Silicon Valley. This world premiere musical, following the adventures of four Japanese immigrants who land in San Francisco at the turn of 20th century, is based on Henry Yoshitaka Kiyama's Manga Yonin Shosei (The Four Immigrants), one of the earliest mangas. The Four Immigrants: An American Musical Manga will play at the Lucie Stern Theatre in Palo Alto, July 12-August 16, 2017.

Photo credit: Kevin Berne and illustration from The Four Immigrants Manga: A Japanese Experience in San Francisco 1904-1924 by Henry Yoshitaka Kiyama, Translated by Frederik L. Schodt, published by Stone Bridge Press, Berkeley, CA

Catherine Gloria portrays a fireman, being sketched by James Seol (as Henry) in Min Kahng's The Four Immigrants: An American Musical Manga presented by TheatreWorks Silicon Valley. This world premiere musical, following the adventures of four Japanese immigrants who land in San Francisco at the turn of 20th century, is based on Henry Yoshitaka Kiyama's Manga Yonin Shosei (The Four Immigrants), one of the earliest mangas. The Four Immigrants: An American Musical Manga will play at the Lucie Stern Theatre in Palo Alto, July 12-August 16, 2017.

Photo credit: Kevin Berne

Frank (Phil Wong), Henry (James Seol), Charlie (Hansel Tan), and Fred (Sean Fenton) arrive in San Francisco in Min Kahng's The Four Immigrants: An American Musical Manga presented by TheatreWorks Silicon Valley. This world premiere musical, following the adventures of four Japanese immigrants who land in San Francisco at the turn of 20th century, is based on Henry Yoshitaka Kiyama's Manga Yonin Shosei (The Four Immigrants), one of the earliest mangas. The Four Immigrants: An American Musical Manga will play at the Lucie Stern Theatre in Palo Alto, July 12-August 16, 2017.

Photo credit: Kevin Berne


Charlie (Hansel Tan), Fred (Sean Fenton), Frank (Phil Wong), and Henry (James Seol) arrive in San Francisco in Min Kahng's The Four Immigrants: An American Musical Manga presented by TheatreWorks Silicon Valley. This world premiere musical, following the adventures of four Japanese immigrants who land in San Francisco at the turn of 20th century, is based on Henry Yoshitaka Kiyama's Manga Yonin Shosei (The Four Immigrants), one of the earliest mangas. The Four Immigrants: An American Musical Manga will play at the Lucie Stern Theatre in Palo Alto, July 12-August 16, 2017.

Photo credit: Kevin Berne and illustration from The Four Immigrants Manga: A Japanese Experience in San Francisco 1904-1924 by Henry Yoshitaka Kiyama, Translated by Frederik L. Schodt, published by Stone Bridge Press, Berkeley, CA



Frank (Phil Wong) arrives in San Francisco in
Min Kahng's The Four Immigrants: An American Musical Manga presented by TheatreWorks Silicon Valley. This world premiere musical, following the adventures of four Japanese immigrants who land in San Francisco at the turn of 20th century, is based on Henry Yoshitaka Kiyama's Manga Yonin Shosei (The Four Immigrants), one of the earliest mangas. The Four Immigrants: An American Musical Manga will play at the Lucie Stern Theatre in Palo Alto, July 12-August 16, 2017.

Photo credit: Kevin Berne and illustration from The Four Immigrants Manga: A Japanese Experience in San Francisco 1904-1924 by Henry Yoshitaka Kiyama, Translated by Frederik L. Schodt, published by Stone Bridge Press, Berkeley, CA



Min Kahng's The Four Immigrants: An American
Musical Manga
will launch TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's 2017/18 season. This world premiere musical follows the adventures of four Japanese immigrants who land in San Francisco at the turn of 20th century. It is based on Henry Yoshitaka Kiyama's Manga Yonin Shosei (The Four Immigrants). The Four Immigrants: An American Musical Manga will play at the Lucie Stern Theatre in Palo Alto, July 12-August 16, 2017.


Photo credit: The Four Immigrants Manga: A Japanese Experience in San Francisco 1904-1924 by Henry Yoshitaka Kiyama, Translated by Frederik L. Schodt, published by Stone Bridge Press, Berkeley, CA



The Four Immigrants: An American Musical Manga by Min Kahng will launch TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's 2017/18 season, July 12-August 16, 2017at the Lucie Stern Theatre in Palo Alto. This world premiere musical follows the adventures of four Japanese immigrants who land in San Francisco at the turn of 20th century. Shown: panel from cover of Henry Yoshitaka Kiyama's Manga Yonin Shosei, translated as The Four Immigrants Manga: A Japanese Experience in San Francisco 1904-1924 by
Frederik L. Schodt (original Japanese-language edition, 1931) on which the musical is based.

Photo credit: The Four Immigrants Manga: A Japanese Experience in San Francisco 1904-1924 by Henry Yoshitaka Kiyama, Translated by Frederik L. Schodt, published by Stone Bridge Press, Berkeley, CA



Min Kahng's The Four Immigrants: An American Musical Manga will launch TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's 2017/18 season. This world premiere musical follows the adventures of four Japanese immigrants who land in San Francisco at the turn of 20th century. It is based on Henry Yoshitaka Kiyama's Manga Yonin Shosei (The Four Immigrants). The Four Immigrants: An American Musical Manga will play at the Lucie Stern Theatre in Palo Alto, July 12-August 16, 2017.


Photo credit: The Four Immigrants Manga: A Japanese Experience in San Francisco 1904-1924 by Henry Yoshitaka Kiyama, Translated by Frederik L. Schodt, published by Stone Bridge Press, Berkeley, CA



Min Kahng's The Four Immigrants: An American Musical Manga will launch TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's 2017/18 season. This world premiere musical follows the adventures of four Japanese immigrants who land in San Francisco at the turn of 20th century. It is based on Henry Yoshitaka Kiyama's Manga Yonin Shosei (The Four Immigrants). The Four Immigrants: An American Musical Manga will play at the Lucie Stern Theatre in Palo Alto, July 12-August 16, 2017. Shown: a young Henry Kiyama (circa 1920) in front of a San Francisco laundry, probably on Gough Street.

Photo courtesy of the Kiyama family



Min Kahng's The Four Immigrants: An American Musical Manga will launch TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's 2017/18 season at the Lucie Stern Theatre in Palo Alto from July 12-August 16, 2017. This world premiere musical follows the adventures of four Japanese immigrants who land in San Francisco at the turn of 20th century.

Photo credit: Ben Krantz



Min Kahng's The Four Immigrants: An American Musical Manga will launch TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's 2017/18 season. This world premiere musical follows the adventures of four Japanese immigrants who land in San Francisco at the turn of 20th century. It is based on Henry Yoshitaka Kiyama's Manga Yonin Shosei (The Four Immigrants). The Four Immigrants: An American Musical Manga will play at the Lucie Stern Theatre in Palo Alto, July 12-August 16, 2017.

Photo credit: The Four Immigrants Manga: A Japanese Experience in San Francisco 1904-1924 by Henry Yoshitaka Kiyama, Translated by Frederik L. Schodt, published by Stone Bridge Press, Berkeley, CA



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