The Dutiful Daughter
Ke Xin is a princess brought up by Hashi, lord of ‘The Island of Joy’. One day a stranger arrives at the harbor, who claims to be her father. Is he mad or has Hashi not told the princess the truth about who her background? Thrown into confusion Ke Xin runs away with her dear friend Li Yi, who is secretly in love with her. The two men who both claim to be her father set out in pursuit and find more than they bargained for.
Charles Way, playwright
62 pgs. 2 female, 4 male
Originally produced by West Yorkshire Playhouse, UK, in 2005
Run Time: 90 minutes
Audience Recommendation: All Ages
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“The story has power and stature and much engaging humor – a deft script with wide audience appeal.” –The Stage, UK