The cast of the "The Leftover Monologues," a real-life set of stories about the challenges women face in Beijing, takes a bow on Aug. 8, 2014 at the Theater 77 in Beijing, China. The monologues have created a buzz in Beijing. Chinese women rarely vent in public about the pressures they face, and never on stage. (Stuart Leavenworth/McClatchy)
The cast of the "The Leftover Monologues," a real-life set of stories about the challenges women face in Beijing, takes a bow on Aug. 8, 2014 at the Theater 77 in Beijing, China. The monologues have created a buzz in Beijing. Chinese women rarely vent in public about the pressures they face, and never on stage. (Stuart Leavenworth/McClatchy) McClatchy
The cast of the "The Leftover Monologues," a real-life set of stories about the challenges women face in Beijing, takes a bow on Aug. 8, 2014 at the Theater 77 in Beijing, China. The monologues have created a buzz in Beijing. Chinese women rarely vent in public about the pressures they face, and never on stage. (Stuart Leavenworth/McClatchy) McClatchy

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