James Saito (left) and Telly Leung in The World of Extreme Happiness at City Centre Stage, New York, last year. Photos: Matthew Murphy; Corbis; Stephanie Berger; Rong Xiaoqing; Bruce Johnson; Michael Blase
James Saito (left) and Telly Leung in The World of Extreme Happiness at City Centre Stage, New York, last year. Photos: Matthew Murphy; Corbis; Stephanie Berger; Rong Xiaoqing; Bruce Johnson; Michael Blase

How Asian-Americans are fighting stereotypes to take on leading roles on and off Broadway

After years of fighting stereotypes, things are finally looking up for Asian-American actors as they take centre stage on and off Broadway, writes Rong Xiaoqing.

James Saito (left) and Telly Leung in The World of Extreme Happiness at City Centre Stage, New York, last year. Photos: Matthew Murphy; Corbis; Stephanie Berger; Rong Xiaoqing; Bruce Johnson; Michael Blase
James Saito (left) and Telly Leung in The World of Extreme Happiness at City Centre Stage, New York, last year. Photos: Matthew Murphy; Corbis; Stephanie Berger; Rong Xiaoqing; Bruce Johnson; Michael Blase
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