David Henry Hwang’s Golden Child Begins Performances Off-Broadway

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The revival of David Henry Hwang’s Golden Child begins performances today, October 23, at off-Broadway’s Pershing Square Signature Center. The production stars Greg Watanabe and Jennifer Lim and is directed by Leigh Silverman. It officially opens on November 13 and will run through December 9. Golden Child stars Lesley Hu as Eng Eling, third wife; Jennifer […]

Signature Theatre Names David Henry Hwang as “Residency One” Playwright for 2012-13

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The Signature Theatre Company has announced that Tony Award –winning playwright David Henry Hwang will be the Residency One Playwright for the 2012-2013. Residency One is Signature Theatre Company’s core one-year playwright-in-residence program that produces a series of plays from the body of work of one accomplished writer. Hwang will succeed Athol Fugard, […]

Broadway Grosses for the week ending 2-5-12 are down

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After the closing of Chinglish, On a Clear Day, and Relatively Speaking the grosses take an understandable dip. They’re down another $2 million for the week ending 2-5-12. The Book of Mormon surpasses Wicked to become the highest grossing production for the week, bringing in $1,455,329 at 102.63% capacity. Those numbers also serve […]

Broadway Grosses are in: Book of Mormon and Porgy and Bess bring good news

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Broadway grosses drop yet again this January, but The Book of Mormon serves as the exception to the slump. The production jumps into the number two spot, outdoing both Spider-Man and The Lion King. It grossed $1,425,488 and, once again, broke the box office record at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre. That’s the 26th […]

Broadway Grosses for Week Ending 01-08-12 continue to drop

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Broadway grosses continue to take a hit in what is the traditional wintertime slump. The week ending 1-15-12 saw grosses fall even further, with only five shows making their way into the Millionaire Club. Wicked and The Lion King, however continue to go strong, both selling at about 100% capacity. How to Succeed […]

The critically acclaimed Chinglish is closing

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Producers have announced that David Henry Hwang’s Broadway production of Chinglish will close January 29.  The comedy, which began previews October 11 and officially opened on October 27 at the Longacre Theatre, is about the misadventures of miscommunication. According to producers, Chinglish “is the story of an American businessman desperate to launch a […]

Broadway’s Holiday Performance Schedule

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Looking for something to do with the family this holiday season? Happen to enjoy Broadway shows? Well, you’re in luck! While the performance schedules for the weeks of Christmas and New Year’s are both irregular, shows are still running during the holiday season. Check out the schedules below! Do keep in mind that […]

Broadway Grosses for Week Ending 11-6-2011

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Send to Kindle  Broadway grosses for the week ending 11-6-2011 slightly decrease but overall remain steady.  No new shows joined the millionaire club but The Lion King surpassed Wicked for the number 1 spot by $43,669.  Average capacity and average ticket price both dropped 1.82% and $1.31 respectively. In its final week of previews Godspell […]

Broadway Grosses for Week Ending 10-30-2011

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Send to Kindle The Broadway grosses for the week ending 10-30-2011 remain steady with a slight decrease from the previous week.  Average paid admission for shows continue to stay in the upper 80′s while capacity dropped 4.52% with over 47,000 empty seats.  Saturday’s winter blast surely had a significant impact on many shows, particularly those […]

David Henry Hwang’s “Chinglish” Opens to Critics’ Approvals

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Tony Award-winning David Henry Hwang’s (M. Butterfly) new play Chinglish opened on Broadway Thursday, October 27th at the Longacre Theatre on 48th Street.  This witty comedy about an American business man doing business in China dives into the cultural misunderstandings between the West and East.  Leigh Silverman (Go Back to Where You Are) […]