Soft Power: Musical Info & Synopsis


Soft Power follows a playwright who collaborates with film executive Xue Xing to adapt a Chinese film into an American style film for Chinese audiences. However, when the playwright ends up in the hospital, he ends up envisioning a different type of musical. Soft Power delves into themes of politics, culture, and racism, offering a unique perspective on the complexities of storytelling.

Musical Information

Parental Warning: Adult Themes/Content

Musical Type: Contemporary (2018)

Cast Size: 9

Genre: Metamusical

Setting: 2010s / USA

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Jeanine Tesori

Lyrics/Book: David Henry Hwang

Cast Albums

Original Cast (2020)➝


2010s, Metamusical, Original, Political

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