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the past two months have kept me busy on two films
Breaking News about
Land of smiles
Originally, we were going over to Chiang Mai to do a staged reading of "Land of Smiles" until I found out (while in Thailand) that the producers were advertising it as a full-fledged production. In only FORTY hours of rehearsal, everyone got off book, learned all the music, and staged an entire two-hour show. All four shows were oversold and received with standing ovations every night. What an honor it was to be part of this very special production!
LAND OF SMILES is a fictional, full-length musical about the trafficking of women in Thailand, as seen through the eyes of sex workers, grassroots activists, NGO employees and other members of the anti-trafficking movement. Inspired by field research including over 50 interviews, LAND OF SMILES presents a critical look at how the story about trafficking is told, and shows that finding a solution to this problem is even more complicated than it seems.
LAND OF SMILES: Book, music and lyrics by award winning writer and composer, Erin M. Kamler, Directed by Ted Braun, and produced by USC Annenberg School of Journalism and Communications in association with the Gate Theatre Group and Kachin Women Association of Thailand (KWAT).