Asia Blog caught up with the Asian-American Tony Award winner for a few quick questions about his latest Broadway play, Chinglish, which TIME magazine called "a serious and nuanced study of the Chinese/American cultural divide."
You know learning Mandarin is fashionable when it has become the selling point of a presidential campaign. Indeed, perhaps the most telling sign of China's prominence is the role that Jon Huntsman's Mandarin skills have played in his public persona. Huntsman's television appearances frequently include a snippet showing off his Chinese skills.
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