Interviews -

Video interview and news segment with Mark Niu of CGTN

Interview, news and photo round-up by Lia Chang for Broadway World.

"Whenever someone asks me how could the participation of thousands of Chinese in this landmark event be diminished or forgotten..." 

The National Immigration Forum describes Only in America as the podcast that "brings you to the people behind our nation’s immigration debate." A wide-ranging half hour conversation and interview with executive director, Ali Noorani.


The LA Weekly "Best of L.A. Arts" edition includes Gold Mountain and an artist profile of Jason Ma in this issue celebrating the arts scene and artists of Los Angeles.


The World of Chinese magazine published an overview of the Spike 150 anniversary celebrations along with roundup interviews of key thinkers and contributors from the Chinese American community, including Gold Mountain.

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Video interview and news (segment starts at 9:14 mark) with Ernabel Demillo, host of "Asian American Life."


Radio interview and news, the Gold Mountain 35 second segment starts at the 1:19 mark.


Interview on KRCL, Utah's progressive radio station, Gold Mountain's half hour segment, which includes director Alan Muraoka, producer Max Chang, and Jason, starts at the 31:36 mark.

Q&A Interview with cast and creatives

Interview (translated)  


Reviews -


Review by Tyler Hinton

"The score is well-crafted, with witty lyrics and complex Sondheimian melodies. The story is important and compelling..."

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Review by Bonnie Britt

"Gold Mountain reading leaves audience hungry for more..."

Mentions -


An article that mentioned Gold Mountain  prominently was distributed by Tribune News Service, ending up in outlets from coast to coast, all the way to Asia. The reach was an estimated 19.7 million readers for this article, including such outlets as the LA Times, Boston Herald, Chicago Tribune, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Charlotte Observer and The Standard in Hong Kong.

This article is a great overview of the history of Chinese exclusion from the narrative of building the Transcontinental Railroad.


An article about the Chinese railroad workers and the new exhibit at the National Museum of American History, mentions Gold Mountain.

 We made the 150 year anniversary special edition of Trains Magazine, mini-interview in the last paragraphs.

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 Overview of the stage productions and the Chinese contribution to the building of the railroad.

Performance photos from the staged concert presentations for Spike150 in Salt Lake City and Ogden. (Click image for full gallery.) Photos by Lia Chang

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