- Title Pages
- A Note on Chinese Names and Terms
IntroductionEveryday Practice and the Imaginary
Chapter 1Shaping Forces, Networks, and Local Influences
Chapter 2The Chinese Exclusion Act and Chinatown Theaters
Chapter 4Aesthetics, Repertoire, Roles, and Playbills
Chapter 5An Examination of the Aria Song “Shilin Jita”
Chapter 6Powder and Rouge
Chapter 7From Lun On and Lun Hop to the Great China Theater, 1922–1925
Chapter 8The Affluent Years
Chapter 9A Sucessful, Majestic Stage
Chapter 10A Theater of Actresses
Chapter 11Two Theaters and a Merger in New York
Chapter 12From Honolulu to Havana
AppendixList of Chinese Names and Terms
- Music in American Life
- Chinatown Opera Theater in North America
Nancy Yunhwa Rao
- University of Illinois Press
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