Movie Info. Hoping to save a community theater, an out-of-work actress (Joyce Wu) directs a production of "The Mikado." Genre: Comedy. Original Language:
Apr 29, 2016 · I could tell you Joyce Wu’s film She Lights Up Well is about a Chinese American actress struggling to find her voice in a creative world plagued by subtle, and not so subtle, racism. I could point to the scenes tackling this racism directly, and the scenes creatively alluding to it. I could even spend a paragraph on our hero, Sophie—played by Wu—wrestling with the cognitive barriers of race relations while training actors at a local theater.
Sep 17, 2014 · She Lights Up Well: Directed by Joyce Wu. With Joyce Wu, Tsai Chin, Sean Kleier, Brian Yang. An out-of-work actress moves back in with her parents and directs a production of Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Mikado" to try and save the community theater.
- Comedy | Musical
- Joyce Wu
Mar 15, 2015 · She quickly becomes enmeshed in the drama surrounding the local theater company, the Greenwood Players, facing closure due to city budget cuts. Sophie takes on the insurmountable task of directing a ragtag group of senior citizens and misfits in an updated version of Gilbert and Sullivan’s “The Mikado.”
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