Hlee Lee

Hlee Lee

Hlee Lee is a photographer, communications professional and production specialist with a passion for telling community-based stories with a global twist. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of St. Thomas and more than 10 years experience working with nonprofits and storytelling. More about Hlee Lee »

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Ordway Production of “Miss Saigon” Ignites Renewed Protests Over Racist Stereotypes

Artist Ricardo Levins Morales lampooned Miss Saigon with a Gone-With-The-Wind-themed poster. Click on poster to see Miss Saigon protest Tumblr blog.

Over the past few months, community leaders have disparaged the Ordway’s pending presentations of Miss Saigon — a play that details the strife of a Vietnamese “bar girl” who falls in love with an American G.I, eventually bearing his child and committing suicide so the child can be raised in the United States. The community leaders have taken their cause to social media and the press to deter patrons from purchasing theater tickets, which range from $26 to $103. Continue Reading →

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