Song Liling: Please come back. My audiences miss the white devil in their midst.
Category: M. Butterfly
M. Butterfly is a 1988 play by David Henry Hwang loosely based on the relationship between French diplomat Bernard Boursicot and Shi Pei Pu, a male Peking opera singer.
Song Liling: The days I spent with you were the only days I ever truly existed.
Rene: Our world is changing. We French lost our war in Indochina because we failed to learn about the people we sought to lead. It’s natural, therefore -correct, even – that they should resent us. How could they do otherwise, when we refused to treat them like fellow human beings?
Ambassador Toulon: The Americans always love to hear how welcome they are.