The heroine of Madame Butterfly completes her tragic suicide, only to wake up trapped in a never ending loop of her story. Then Miss Saigon is born thrusting another heroine into the deadly cycle, until a mysterious office woman throws the world out of balance. This Is Not A True Story unravels the history of Orientalist art, theatre, and the danger of fiction becoming reality.
CIOCIO: East Asian Female plays Teens, can be any age
KIM: South East Asian Female plays Teens, can be any age
TAKAKO/KUMIKO: East Asian plays late 20s/early 30s
SLIDES: any race any gender any age - recorded voice - "sound like a white man"