David Henry Hwang's KUNG FU with Cole Horibe Opens at Signature Theatre Today
David Henry Hwang's Kung Fu, starring Cole Horbie and Phoebe Strole, opens tonight, February 24, 2014 in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center. The production will run through March 30.
An exhilarating portrait of international icon Bruce Lee's journey from troubled Hong Kong youth to martial arts legend, Kung Fu blends dance, Chinese opera, martial arts and drama into a bold new theatrical form. This World Premiere production follows Lee in America as he struggles to prove himself as a fighter, a husband, a father, and a man.
The creative team includes David Zinn (Scenic Design), Anita Yavich (Costume Design), Ben Stanton (Lighting Design), Darron L West (Sound Design), Darrel Maloney (Projection Design), Du Yun (Original Music), Emmanuel Brown (Fight Direction), Jamie Guan (Chinese Opera Movement Specialist), Deborah Hecht (Vocal and Dialect Coach), and Joanna C. Lee and Ken Smith (Cultural Consultants). David H. Lurie is the Production Stage Manager. Casting by Telsey + Company, Karyn Casl, CSA.
Tickets to the initial runs of all Signature Productions at The Pershing Square Signature Center are $25, part of the groundbreaking Signature Ticket Initiative: A Generation of Access, a program that guarantees affordable and accessible tickets to every Signature production through 2031. To purchase tickets for all Signature Productions, call the Signature Theatre Box Office (212-244-7529) or visit signaturetheatre.org.