However, Li says Cantonese opera still needs more young audiences, and a new title like Trump on Show could help. His other dream is to bring Cantonese opera to the international stage for a foreign audience, “not just to Chinatowns abroad.” He made such an attempt when he brought his previous opera, Chairman Maothe prequel to Trump on Show—to Japan in 2017.

“One day, I will bring this show to Mr Trump. And he will have a good laugh,” said Li.

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