From Penang to Broadway

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PENANG-BORN THEATRE actress Chee Kai An plays “Kim Alternate” on the Broadway Revival National Tour of “Miss Saigon” – the musical tells the tragic tale of a doomed romance involving an Asian woman abandoned by her American lover. Penang Monthly catches up with the rising star fresh off her tour to talk about growing up as a third-culture kid and fulfilling her Broadway dreams. “As a perfectionist, things going wrong can throw me. I had to learn to get over mistakes quickly and carry on.” Third-culture kids are people raised in a culture other than their parents’ or the culture of the ...

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