Post Tagged with: "David Henry Hwang"

Henry David Hwang (screen shot from the trailer for M. Butterfly)

David Henry Hwang’s M. Butterfly Heads Back to Broadway

Culture, East Asian, Manhattan September 28, 2017 at 5:07 pm

“M. Butterfly” returns to Broadway in an updated version. Sing Tao Daily writes about a talk playwright David Henry Hwang gave on the show.

Scene of a court hearing. (Production photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Watching the Opera of Pvt. Danny Chen’s Life and Death

Culture, East Asian, In the News June 20, 2014 at 8:04 pm

The premiere on June 14 provoked strong reactions, Sing Tao Daily reports.

Playwright David Henry Hwang (Photo by Lia Chang, Creative Commons license)

Pvt. Danny Chen’s Tragedy Comes to the Stage

Culture, East Asian, Immigration, In the News May 19, 2014 at 12:13 pm

The story of Danny Chen, who killed himself in 2011 after suffering from racist hazing by fellow soldiers, is the subject of a new opera written by David Henry Hwang and composed by Huang Ruo. Sing Tao Daily reports on a discussion of their work by the two artists.

(Photo from Asian American Writers' Workshop Page Turner Festival)

Dumplings, DJs Add Spice to Brooklyn Lit Fest

Asian, Brooklyn, Culture October 4, 2013 at 1:35 pm

“Half block party, half book bash,” Saturday’s Page Turner Festival blends literary and pop culture.

George Salazar and Anna Maria Perez of 'Godspell' say they hope more Asian Americans will have roles on Broadway. (Photo by Elton Lugay/The FilAm)

Despite Underrepresentation, Some Asian-American Actors Make it Big

Asian, Culture March 30, 2012 at 4:47 pm

Last month, we noted the release of a report on the underrepresentation of Asian Americans on the New York stage. Since then, articles in the ethnic media have offered some exceptions to that rule.

Lea Salonga was the first Asian to play the roles of Éponine and Fantine in the musical Les Misérables on Broadway.

‘Inclusive Casting’ Hasn’t Helped Asians on NY Stage, Report Finds

Asian, Culture, Manhattan February 14, 2012 at 1:37 pm

Though the Asian American population has rapidly grown, Asian American actors made up only 1.6 percent of all available roles in recent Broadway productions, a new report found.