Signature Theatre 2013-14 Season will Feature David Henry Hwang, Edward Albee, August Wilson

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Signature Theatre has announced its seven productions for the 2013-14 Season at the company’s Frank Gehry-designed Pershing Square Signature Center. The Residency One: David Henry Hwang Series continues during the 2013-14 season with the previously announced world premiere of his latest work Kung Fu, directed by Leigh Silverman. Residency One is the continuation of Signature’s core Playwright-in-Residence program that produces […]

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, […]

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 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) […]

David Henry Hwang’s Chinglish Begins Rehearsals

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David Henry Hwang’s (M. Butterfly) latest play, Chinglish, began rehearsals on Monday, September 12 at the New 42 Studios on West 42nd Street. This uproariously funny new comedy explores the difficulty of doing business abroad, addressing many relevant issues we see in the news today.  This summer, Hwang and Director Leigh Silverman mounted the […]

Chinglish cast and creative team meets the press

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The cast and creative team of Chinglish, the new play by David Henry Hwang, met the press today.  Here are some photos from the event.         Get the flash player here: http://www.adobe.com/flashplayer Chinglish is set to begin previews on October 11, 2011 at the Longacre Theatre with opening night set […]