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Big Red and Little Tiger by Lucy Wang

ISBN #1-933159-89-8
JAC #2007-0007

This play was a Finalist for the Heideman Award, 2001 Actors Theater of Louisville, KY


  • MING: A handsome, determined man with impeccable credentials and a tiger tattoo on his chest

  • BRUCE: Well-respected, highly accomplished political climber accustomed to leading and commanding 


When a man confronts the FBI agent who arrested him long ago, he risks losing his identity to expose the vulnerabilities of the justice system and racial profiling.  This intriguing urban tale is full of twists, turns and power shifts.


The Setting

The present. Cocktail lounge. Early evening.


Lucy WangAuthor Biography

Lucy Wang Is an award-winning, published and produced writer, in spite of the odds, the pressure and the insanity. Wang began her illustrious career as a bond trader on Wall Street because her parents often threatened and screamed, "If we knew you were going to be a starving artist, we could have left you in China!" When Wang (nicknamed the "Hemingway of Memos") lost her job because the Mayor of New York lost his, Wang decided it was finally time to pursue her deepest passion. Everyone thought she was crazy to "waste" her University of Chicago MBA. Luckily, her biting first play JUNK BONDS won an award from the Kennedy Center and a new nickname, "the female David Mamet." She has been writing steadily ever since, surprising audiences with her diverse array of voices and life experiences and collecting as many awards, accolades and new nicknames along the way. Wang's other awards include a grant from the Berrilla Kerr Foundation, James Thurber Fellowship, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation Honorary Fellow, Best New Play from the Katherine and Lee Chilcote Foundation, etc. Wang was also awarded a James Irvine Foundation Honorary Fellowship in 2007 for her work done during her second artistic residency at Djerassi.  Wang's plays have been produced all over and her voices span the gamut, from A to Z. In addition to plays, Wang has written screenplays, short stories, news articles, essays, and humorous creative nonfiction.   Visit Lucy's Author Page on Amazon.com!


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Have to heard about Wang's Bird's Nest Soup, Concerto for Organ in B-Sharp, Bullfighting, Cinderella's Bawl, Trayf, The Sensuous Gourmet and the Sichuan Peppercorn, The Famished, Scenes from a Chinese Restaurant, and/or her collections The Art of Bullfighting and Scenes from a Chinese Restaurant?


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