Monday, May 17, 2021

The Subtext: David Henry Hwang, High and Low by American Theatre Editors

This month Brian talks to the writer of 'M. Butterfly,' 'Yellow Face,' 'Chinglish,' and 'Soft Power' about Joe Papp, hate crimes, and the ironic uplift of surviving a flop.

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Saturday, April 24, 2021

LIVE VIEWING PARTY: Viral Transmissions by Stratford Festival

Welcome to the Stratford Festival’s Live Viewing Party featuring some extraordinary new work from the Stratford Festival Laboratory: Viral Transmissions. Viral Transmissions is a project …

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018

The Lifespan of a Fact with Daniel Radcliffe, Bobby Cannavale, Cherry Jones: Pics, Review by New York Theater

I take “The Lifespan of a Fact” personally. On the one hand, Cherry Jones, Bobby Cannavale and Daniel Radcliffe, are three of my favorite actors in the universe, performing in a …

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Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Casting Set for Usual Girls at Roundabout Underground; New Drama Something Clean Added to Season by Andy Lefkowitz

A talented cast has been selected to lead the world premiere play Usual Girls by Ming Peiffer, directed by Tyne Rafaeli, kicking off the new season of Roundabout Underground. The previo…

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Thursday, November 2, 2017

Ellen Burstyn, Elizabeth Ashley, Maulik Pancholy and More Sign on for RIGHT BEFORE I GO. Benefit for Suicide Awareness by BroadwayWorld

Producers announced today that Academy, Emmy, and Tony Award-winning actress, Ellen Burstyn, Tony Award-winner Elizabeth Ashley, Maulik Pancholy '30 Rock', Raviv Ullman Disney's 'Phil of the…

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Thursday, June 1, 2017

TWITSTORM Park Theatre, N4 by Libby Purves and Friends

THE PERILS OF PC, THE TERROR OF TWITTER   This little  theatre is on a roll, catching topicalities as they fly. After David Henry Hwang’s wonderful CHINGLISH. about trade with China,…

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

In pictures (April 6): Chinglish at the Park Theatre, RSC’s Antony and Cleopatra, Orange Tree Theatre, Tonic Awards and more… by The Stage

The latest press night parties, new shows in rehearsal, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures. This week’s highlights include the first

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

CHINGLISH – Park Theatre by Daniel Perks

David Henry Hwang’s Chinglish looks at the crossover between the Westernised and Chinese cultures, both in business, in marriage and in dedication to one’s partner. For all it promotes i…

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Monday, April 3, 2017

CHINGLISH – Park Theatre by Ian Foster

Riffing on the chuckles that come from mistranslated menus and signs (I swear, it is one of my favourite things to do in touristy abroad), Chinglish follows the efforts of an American busine…

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Saturday, April 1, 2017

CHINGLISH Park Theatre, N4 by Libby Purves

TWO CULTURES, ONE TRICKY DEAL   David Henry Hwang’s play as a hit in the US, and as it premiered at this enterprising little theatre under diretor Andrew Keates, I took an appropriate…

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Friday, March 31, 2017

CHINGLISH – Park Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Chinglish was first staged in on Broadway in 2011, and is set in Guiyang (pop four million). Daniel Cavanaugh, an American who heads a firm of Ohio sign-makers, wants to secure a deal with a…

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CHINGLISH – Park Theatre by Laura Kressly

Equally devastating and hilarious, Hwang makes his characters vibrant and alive rather than fully relying on stereotypes and shallow humour to generate laughs. Though the script is over-conv…

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Chinglish review at Park Theatre, London – ‘slick and amusing’ by Natasha Tripney

First staged on Broadway in 2011, David Henry Hwang’s Chinglish is an amusing, if slightly flimsy, comedy about cultural and linguistic difference.

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CHINGLISH – Park Theatre by Shanine Salmon

You know those badly translated Chinese signs you see on the internet, where something inoffensive in Chinese turns out to mean “Fuck Vegetables” in English? That’s the starting point …

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Review: Review: Chinglish (Park Theatre)

David Henry Hwang's play is about an American doing business in China

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

REVIEW: Chinglish, Park Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon With a twisting plot and strong characters, Chinglish leaves you laughing but aware of an inevitable chasm of difference between the two cultures that means something will alw…

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CHINGLISH – Park Theatre by Johnny Fox

Character development in Chinglish comes second to the brisk pace of the jokes in Andrew Keates’ clever and compact staging

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Friday, March 24, 2017

Annie Rowe: East Asian actors are starting to get the visibility they deserve by Annie Rowe

I’m a big fan of David Henry Hwang’s writing and wanted to come on board as casting director for his play Chinglish

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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Interviews: 5 minutes with Candy Ma: 'Chinglish is increasingly relevant to today's world'

The actress explains her new project Chinglish and how the Chinese and UK theatre-scene is different

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Monday, March 13, 2017

Guest Blog: Windson Liong On Asian Representation and CHINGLISH by Guest Blog: Windson Liong

I am extremely excited to be a part of the European premiere of Chinglish, because with the current political climate, a play like this that celebrates diversity is important now, more so th…

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Sunday, February 26, 2017

NEWS: Bilingual cast announced for European premiere of Chinglish by Press Releases

Casting has been announced for the forthcoming European premiere of David Henry Hwang's 2011 Broadway hit play Chinglish, which runs at London's Park Theatre from 22 March to 22 April 2017, …

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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Theatre News: Casting announced for European premiere of Chinglish

David Henry Hwang's comedy opens at the Park in March

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Monday, December 19, 2016

Jeremy Shamos, Kate Walsh & More Set for If I Forget Off-Broadway; Complete Cast Announced by Ryan McPhee

The cast is now set for the premiere of If I Forget, a new play by Dear Evan Hansen book writer Steven Levenson. Among those taking center stage in the Roundabout Underground production off-…

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Monday, October 31, 2016

NEWS: Broadway comedy Chinglish gets European premiere in new Park season of comedies by Press Releases

Park Theatre’s new Spring Summer 2017 season features an array of new writing across both spaces including several world premiere comedies together with the long-awaited European premiere …

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

David Henry Hwang Will Succeed William Ivey Long As Chair of the American Theatre Wing by Lindsey Sullivan

Tony Award-winning playwright David Henry Hwang has been elected the Chair of the American Theatre Wing. Hwang joined the institution's board in 2009 and will succeed five-time Tony-winn…

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Playwright David Henry Hwang Elected American Theatre Wing Chair by Patrick Hipes

David Henry Hwang has been elected chair of the American Theatre Wing, the organization that created and oversees the Tony Awards. Hwang, the playwright who won the Tony in 1988 for M. But…

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Monday, June 20, 2016

Jennifer Lim to Star in Caught Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The Chinglish actress will be featured in the premiere of Christopher Chen’s genre-bending new work.

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Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Photo Coverage: Great Writers Thank Their Lucky Stars at the Dramatists Guild Fund Gala! by Walter McBride

The Dramatists Guild Fund just welcomed a slew of stars for their 2015 Gala, GREAT WRITERS THANK THEIR LUCKY STARS, which was hosted by musician and Emmy-nominated composer, Darren Criss. Di…

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Photo Coverage: Darren Criss, Kristin Chenoweth & More Celebrate the Dramatists Guild Fund by Walter McBride

TheDramatists GuildFund just welcomeda slew of stars for their 2015 Gala,GREAT WRITERS THANK THEIR LUCKY STARS, which was hosted by musician and Emmy-nominated composer,Darren Criss.Directed…

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Friday, September 25, 2015

What the Moment of ‘Theatre Magic’ in Chinglish Felt Like, From An Actor’s Perspective by Matthew Jaeger

Editor's note: This Perspective piece is in response to Hayley Huntley's latest Fixated column, "Misunderstanding Chinglish in the Best Way Possible". In it, she outlines a moment of "Theat…

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Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Misunderstanding Chinglish in the Best Way Possible by Hayley Huntley

by HAYLEY HUNTLEY once saw a production of Urinetown: The Musical at an amphitheater in Carson City, Nevada. It was summer in a desert, so when it began to rain in the second act, that w…

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