2017.032.008 Oral History Interview with Sandra Allen, August 7, 2003


Sandra Allen was cast as Linda Low in the 2002 Broadway revival of "Flower Drum Song," a revision and update of the 1958 Rodgers and Hammerstein production of the musical of the same title by playwright David Henry Hwang. In this interview, Sandra discusses her experience on "Flower Drum Song" and what it was like being a performer in New York City and Los Angeles. She shares her background and thoughts about the Broadway production. This interview is one of a series of 18 interviews that author David Lewis Hammarstrom conducted in 2003 as part of research for his book, Flower Drum Songs: The Story of Two Musicals (2006). Please note that this interview was conducted by phone and the audio quality is extremely poor throughout.