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CHINGLISH Tickets Available TodayCHINGLISH Tickets Available Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2011

Producers Jeffrey Richards and Jerry Frankel previously announced that tickets for CHINGLISH would go on sale to the general public on Saturday, September 3rd, 2011 at 12:00am. (more...)

TheatreWorks Presents Regional Premiere Of YELLOW FACE 8/26-9/20TheatreWorks Presents Regional Premiere Of YELLOW FACE 8/26-9/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2009

TheatreWorks, the nationally acclaimed theatre of Silicon Valley, presents the ferociously funny, utterly unreliable memoir, Yellow Face, from the Tony Award-winning author of M. Butterfly, David Henry Hwang. Part fact, part fiction, this revealing backstage comedy chronicles the playwright?s struggle to define racial identity in the mixed-up melting pot of contemporary America. Broadway and Off-Broadway star Francis Jue will reprise his Obie-Award winning role as the playwright?s father alongside New York-based actor Pun Bandhu and Bay Area theatre veterans Robert Ernst, Amy Resnick, and Howard Swain. Thomas Azar and Tina Chilip make their TheatreWorks debuts. Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley will direct. Yellow Face plays August 26 through September 20 (press opening August 29), at TheatreWorks at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts. For tickets and information, the public may call 650-463-1960, or visit www.theatreworks.org. (more...)

Win Tickets to see CHINGLISH on October 14th!Win Tickets to see CHINGLISH on October 14th!
by Contests Broadway - Oct 7, 2011

Say you saw CHINGLISH first! 10 lucky BroadwayWorld fans will each win a pair of tickets to see CHINGLISH on October 14, 2011! (more...)

Win Tickets to see CHINGLISH on October 14th!Win Tickets to see CHINGLISH on October 14th!
by Contests Broadway - Oct 5, 2011

Say you saw CHINGLISH first! 10 lucky BroadwayWorld fans will each win a pair of tickets to see CHINGLISH on October 14, 2011! (more...)

Hwang's 'Yellow Face' with Jue, Debuts at The Public Nov.19Hwang's 'Yellow Face' with Jue, Debuts at The Public Nov.19
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2007

The Public Theater will conclude its fall season with the world premiere of David Henry Hwang's new play Yellow Face, directed by Leigh Silverman. A co-production with the Center Theatre Group, this backstage comedy begins previews on Monday, November 19 and will run through Sunday, December 23 with an official press opening on Monday, December 10 at 7 PM. (more...)

CHINGLISH Begins Previews TonightCHINGLISH Begins Previews Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2011

According to the Chinese Almanac, Tuesday, October 11th is a good day for starting a business. So the producers of CHINGLISH, the new comedy about an American businessman doing business in China by Tony Award-winning and two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist David Henry Hwang (M. Butterfly), have decided to start performances today. (more...)

Win Tickets to see CHINGLISH on October 14th- LAST DAY to Enter!Win Tickets to see CHINGLISH on October 14th- LAST DAY to Enter!
by Contests Broadway - Oct 11, 2011

10 lucky BroadwayWorld fans will each win a pair of tickets to see CHINGLISH on October 14, 2011! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: How Well Do You Speak CHINGLISH?STAGE TUBE: How Well Do You Speak CHINGLISH?
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 11, 2011

According to the Chinese Almanac, Tuesday, October 11th is a good day for starting a business. So the producers of CHINGLISH, the new comedy about an American businessman doing business in China by Tony Award-winning and two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist David Henry Hwang (M. Butterfly), have decided to start performances today. Find out how well you know Chinglish below! (more...)

Tony Winner David Henry Hwang Set for Asian American Literary Festival, 11/13-11/14Tony Winner David Henry Hwang Set for Asian American Literary Festival, 11/13-11/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2009

Tony Award winner David Henry Hwang is set to take part in the Asian American Literary Festival, which will be held November 13th and 14th. The even is presented by the Asian American Writers' Workshop. The festival will be honoring literary figure Sonny Mehta, chairman and editor-in-chief of the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, as the recipient of the 2009 The Asian American Writers' Workshop's Lifetime Achievement Award. As part of the two day festivities, Hwang will participate on a panel, 'Beyond Harold and Kumar: Representation in a Not-Yet-Post-Racial Era' at at 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 14, at the PowerHouse Arena (37 Main Street, DUMBO, Brooklyn). (more...)

Tony Winner David Henry Hwang Set for Asian American Literary Festival, 11/13-11/14Tony Winner David Henry Hwang Set for Asian American Literary Festival, 11/13-11/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2009

Tony Award winner David Henry Hwang is set to take part in the Asian American Literary Festival, which will be held November 13th and 14th. The even is presented by the Asian American Writers' Workshop. The festival will be honoring literary figure Sonny Mehta, chairman and editor-in-chief of the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, as the recipient of the 2009 The Asian American Writers' Workshop's Lifetime Achievement Award. As part of the two day festivities, Hwang will participate on a panel, 'Beyond Harold and Kumar: Representation in a Not-Yet-Post-Racial Era' at at 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 14, at the PowerHouse Arena (37 Main Street, DUMBO, Brooklyn). (more...)

Tony Winner David Henry Hwang Set for Asian American Literary Festival, 11/13-11/14Tony Winner David Henry Hwang Set for Asian American Literary Festival, 11/13-11/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2009

Tony Award winner David Henry Hwang is set to take part in the Asian American Literary Festival, which will be held November 13th and 14th. The even is presented by the Asian American Writers' Workshop. The festival will be honoring literary figure Sonny Mehta, chairman and editor-in-chief of the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, as the recipient of the 2009 The Asian American Writers' Workshop's Lifetime Achievement Award. As part of the two day festivities, Hwang will participate on a panel, 'Beyond Harold and Kumar: Representation in a Not-Yet-Post-Racial Era' at at 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 14, at the PowerHouse Arena (37 Main Street, DUMBO, Brooklyn). (more...)

Whoopi Goldberg, Spike Lee, et al. to Present at NFT Gala, 5/22Whoopi Goldberg, Spike Lee, et al. to Present at NFT Gala, 5/22
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2011

Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre (NFT) will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a special Gala at the historic Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street) on Sunday evening, May 22nd. This special event saluting NFT for 40 years a seminal force in Black Theater, will be co-hosted by Randall Pinkston (CBS News) and Emmy Award-winner Lynn Whitfield. (more...)

SRTP Presents YELLOW FACE at Pierce Hall, 6/14 -17SRTP Presents YELLOW FACE at Pierce Hall, 6/14 -17
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2011

Yellow Face, the nationally-acclaimed play by Tony Award winning playwright David Henry Hwang, makes its Chicago debut at Silk Road Theatre Project (SRTP), produced in association with the Goodman Theatre. Yellow Face, directed by Steve Scott, runs June 14 - July 17, 2011, in Pierce Hall at The Historic Chicago Temple Building, 77 W. Washington St, Chicag (more...)

Photo Coverage: Alicia Keys, Spike Lee, et al. Celebrate NFT's 40th Reunion Awards Photo Coverage: Alicia Keys, Spike Lee, et al. Celebrate NFT's 40th Reunion Awards
by Walter McBride - May 23, 2011

Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre (NFT) celebrated its 40th anniversary with a special Gala at the historic Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street) last night, May 22nd. This special event saluting NFT, for 40 years a seminal force in Black Theater, was co-hosted by Randall Pinkston (CBS News) and Lynn Whitfield. Chairmen for the event were Laurence Fishburne, John Morning and Susan Taylor. The Honorary Chair was Dr. Maya Angelou. BroadwayWorld was there for the festivities, and brings you coverage of the event below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: NFT 40th Reunion Awards Starry Gala ArrivalsPhoto Coverage: NFT 40th Reunion Awards Starry Gala Arrivals
by Walter McBride - May 23, 2011

Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre (NFT) celebrated its 40th anniversary with a special Gala at the historic Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street) last night, May 22nd. This special event saluting NFT, for 40 years a seminal force in Black Theater, was co-hosted by Randall Pinkston (CBS News) and Lynn Whitfield. Chairmen for the event were Laurence Fishburne, John Morning and Susan Taylor. The Honorary Chair was Dr. Maya Angelou. BroadwayWorld was there for the festivities, and brings you coverage of the starry arrivals below! (more...)

Woodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre Honors Alicia Keys, Sidney Poitier et al., 5/22Woodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre Honors Alicia Keys, Sidney Poitier et al., 5/22
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2011

Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre (NFT) will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a special Gala at the historic Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street) on Sunday evening, May 22nd. This special event saluting NFT, for 40 years a seminal force in Black Theater, will be co-hosted by Randall Pinkston (CBS News) and Lynn Whitfield. Chairmen for the event are Laurence Fishburne, John Morning and Susan Taylor. The Honorary Chair is Dr. Maya Angelou. (more...)

New Federal Theatre Holds 40th Anniversary Gala, 5/22New Federal Theatre Holds 40th Anniversary Gala, 5/22
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2011

Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre (NFT) will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a special Gala at the historic Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street) on Sunday evening, May 22nd. This special event saluting NFT, for 40 years a seminal force in Black Theater, will be co-hosted by Randall Pinkston (CBS News) and Lynn Whitfield. Chairmen for the event are Laurence Fishburne, John Morning and Susan Taylor. The Honorary Chair is Dr. Maya Angelou (more...)

Whoopi Goldberg, Spike Lee, et al. to Present at NFT Gala, 5/22Whoopi Goldberg, Spike Lee, et al. to Present at NFT Gala, 5/22
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2011

Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre (NFT) will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a special Gala at the historic Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street) on Sunday evening, May 22nd. This special event saluting NFT for 40 years a seminal force in Black Theater, will be co-hosted by Randall Pinkston (CBS News) and Emmy Award-winner Lynn Whitfield. (more...)

Susan Hilferty to Receive 2010 Ruth Morley Design Award 6/10Susan Hilferty to Receive 2010 Ruth Morley Design Award 6/10
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2010

The League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW), a non-profit organization committed to promoting visibility and increasing opportunities for women in the professional theatre, is pleased to recognize the talents of two outstanding women: the Ruth Morley Design Award will be given to Tony Award-winning costume designer Susan Hilferty, and the LPTW Lucille Lortel Award and accompanying grant will be presented to director and actor Rebecca Patterson. (more...)

Long Beach Opera Presents Oswaldo Golijov & David Henry Hwang's AINADAMAR, 5/20-26Long Beach Opera Presents Oswaldo Golijov & David Henry Hwang's AINADAMAR, 5/20-26
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2012

For the first time on the West Coast, audiences will have the opportunity to see Ainadamar fully staged in its acclaimed revised version. Long Beach Opera (LBO) presents Argentine composer Oswaldo Golijov and librettist David Henry Hwang's powerful Grammy Award-winning opera on May 20 and May 26, 2012 at the Terrace Theater in Long Beach, CA. Based on the life of famous writer Federico Garcia Lorca and his murder by Fascists during the Spanish Civil War, Ainadamar celebrates Lorca's fight for artistic, political and personal freedom. (more...)

Northern Stage Presents M.Butterfly Thru 3/4Northern Stage Presents M.Butterfly Thru 3/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2012

Based on a true story that shocked the world, the Pulitzer-nominated drama M. Butterfly takes audiences from Paris to Beijing and back again, and the trip is unforgettable. (more...)

Tony Winner David Henry Hwang Set for 'Icarus at the Edge of Time' Discussion at Guggenheim, 4/25Tony Winner David Henry Hwang Set for 'Icarus at the Edge of Time' Discussion at Guggenheim, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2010

Renowned physicist Brian Greene, art duo Al and Al, award-winning playwright David Henry Hwang, and Artistic Director of London's Southbank Centre Jude Kelly explore the creative process behind a brand-new performance inspired by Greene's moving futuristic reimagining of the Icarus fable. This event is scheduled for Sunday, April 25, at 3PM and 7:30PM. (more...)

Silk Road Theatre Project Presents YELLOW FACE 6/14-7/17Silk Road Theatre Project Presents YELLOW FACE 6/14-7/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2011

Yellow Face, the nationally-acclaimed play by Tony Award winning playwright David Henry Hwang, makes its Chicago debut at Silk Road Theatre Project (SRTP), produced in association with the Goodman Theatre. (more...)

American Voices New Play Institute Announces Six Playwrights in ResidencyAmerican Voices New Play Institute Announces Six Playwrights in Residency
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2010

In August 2009, Arena Stage announced the formation of a new groundbreaking initiative created for the advancement of America's new play development sector-The American Voices New Play Institute. (more...)

Silk Road Theatre Project Presents YELLOW FACE 6/14-7/17Silk Road Theatre Project Presents YELLOW FACE 6/14-7/17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2011

Yellow Face, the nationally-acclaimed play by Tony Award winning playwright David Henry Hwang, makes its Chicago debut at Silk Road Theatre Project (SRTP), produced in association with the Goodman Theatre. (more...)

SRTP Presents YELLOW FACE at Pierce Hall, 6/14 -17SRTP Presents YELLOW FACE at Pierce Hall, 6/14 -17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2011

Yellow Face, the nationally-acclaimed play by Tony Award winning playwright David Henry Hwang, makes its Chicago debut at Silk Road Theatre Project (SRTP), produced in association with the Goodman Theatre. Yellow Face, directed by Steve Scott, runs June 14 - July 17, 2011, in Pierce Hall at The Historic Chicago Temple Building, 77 W. Washington St, Chicag (more...)

Susan Hilferty to Receive 2010 Ruth Morley Design Award 6/10Susan Hilferty to Receive 2010 Ruth Morley Design Award 6/10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2010

The League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW), a non-profit organization committed to promoting visibility and increasing opportunities for women in the professional theatre, is pleased to recognize the talents of two outstanding women: the Ruth Morley Design Award will be given to Tony Award-winning costume designer Susan Hilferty, and the LPTW Lucille Lortel Award and accompanying grant will be presented to director and actor Rebecca Patterson. (more...)

YELLOW FACE Extends At Silk Road Thru 7/31YELLOW FACE Extends At Silk Road Thru 7/31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2011

Originally scheduled to close on July 17, 2011, Silk Road Theatre Project's celebrated production of David Henry Hwang's Obie award winning Yellow Face has been extended through July 31, 2011. (more...)

YELLOW FACE Closes At Silk Road 7/31YELLOW FACE Closes At Silk Road 7/31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2011

Silk Road Theatre Project's celebrated production of David Henry Hwang's Obie award winning Yellow Face will close on July 31, 2011. (more...)

TheatreWorks Presents Regional Premiere Of YELLOW FACE 8/26-9/20TheatreWorks Presents Regional Premiere Of YELLOW FACE 8/26-9/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2009

TheatreWorks, the nationally acclaimed theatre of Silicon Valley, presents the ferociously funny, utterly unreliable memoir, Yellow Face, from the Tony Award-winning author of M. Butterfly, David Henry Hwang. Part fact, part fiction, this revealing backstage comedy chronicles the playwright?s struggle to define racial identity in the mixed-up melting pot of contemporary America. Broadway and Off-Broadway star Francis Jue will reprise his Obie-Award winning role as the playwright?s father alongside New York-based actor Pun Bandhu and Bay Area theatre veterans Robert Ernst, Amy Resnick, and Howard Swain. Thomas Azar and Tina Chilip make their TheatreWorks debuts. Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley will direct. Yellow Face plays August 26 through September 20 (press opening August 29), at TheatreWorks at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts. For tickets and information, the public may call 650-463-1960, or visit www.theatreworks.org. (more...)

Silk Road Theatre Project Presents YELLOW FACE, Closes 7/31Silk Road Theatre Project Presents YELLOW FACE, Closes 7/31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2011

Yellow Face, the nationally-acclaimed play by Tony Award winning playwright David Henry Hwang, will close at Silk Road Theatre Project (SRTP), produced in association with the Goodman Theatre, on July 17. Yellow Face, directed by Steve Scott, plays in Pierce Hall at The Historic Chicago Temple Building, 77 W. Washington St, Chicago. (more...)

Northern Stage Presents M.Butterfly 2/15-3/4Northern Stage Presents M.Butterfly 2/15-3/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2012

Based on a true story that shocked the world, the Pulitzer-nominated drama M. Butterfly takes audiences from Paris to Beijing and back again, and the trip is unforgettable. (more...)

Northern Stage Presents M.Butterfly 2/15-3/4Northern Stage Presents M.Butterfly 2/15-3/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2012

Based on a true story that shocked the world, the Pulitzer-nominated drama M. Butterfly takes audiences from Paris to Beijing and back again, and the trip is unforgettable. (more...)

'Yellow Face' Extends 2 Weeks; Performances thru 1/13
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2007

The Public Theater announced today it would extend David Henry Hwang's new play Yellow Face for an additional two weeks to accommodate rising audience demand. Directed by Leigh Silverman, this world premiere comedy will now run through Sunday, January 13. (more...)

CHINGLISH Tickets Available Tomorrow for American Express MembersCHINGLISH Tickets Available Tomorrow for American Express Members
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2011

Producers Jeffrey Richards and Jerry Frankel announced that tickets for CHINGLISH will be on sale exclusively to American Express Cardmembers from Wednesday, August 10th, 2011 at 10:00 am through Sunday, August 28th, 2011 at 11:59 pm, at Telecharge.com ( 212-239-6200 ). Also, Preferred Seating is available to American Express Gold Card, Platinum Card® and Centurion® members. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Saturday, September 3rd, 2011 at 12:00am. (more...)

TheatreWorks Presents Regional Premiere Of YELLOW FACE 8/26-9/20TheatreWorks Presents Regional Premiere Of YELLOW FACE 8/26-9/20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2009

TheatreWorks, the nationally acclaimed theatre of Silicon Valley, presents the ferociously funny, utterly unreliable memoir, Yellow Face, from the Tony Award-winning author of M. Butterfly, David Henry Hwang. Part fact, part fiction, this revealing backstage comedy chronicles the playwright?s struggle to define racial identity in the mixed-up melting pot of contemporary America. Broadway and Off-Broadway star Francis Jue will reprise his Obie-Award winning role as the playwright?s father alongside New York-based actor Pun Bandhu and Bay Area theatre veterans Robert Ernst, Amy Resnick, and Howard Swain. Thomas Azar and Tina Chilip make their TheatreWorks debuts. Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley will direct. Yellow Face plays August 26 through September 20 (press opening August 29), at TheatreWorks at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts. For tickets and information, the public may call 650-463-1960, or visit www.theatreworks.org. (more...)

CHINGLISH to Play the Longacre Theatre; Previews Begin October 11!CHINGLISH to Play the Longacre Theatre; Previews Begin October 11!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2011

According to the Chinese Almanac, Tuesday, October 11th is a good day for starting a business. So the producers of CHINGLISH, the new comedy about an American businessman doing business in China by Tony Award-winning and two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist David Henry Hwang (M. Butterfly), have decided to start performances on that day. The opening night and casting will be announced soon. (more...)

Photo Coverage: New Federal Theatre Honors Poitier, Keys et al. Press ReceptionPhoto Coverage: New Federal Theatre Honors Poitier, Keys et al. Press Reception
by Walter McBride - Apr 28, 2011

Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre (NFT) will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a special Gala at the historic Edison Ballroom on Sunday evening, May 22nd. This special event saluting NFT, for 40 years a seminal force in Black Theater, will be co-hosted by Randall Pinkston (CBS News) and Lynn Whitfield. Chairmen for the event are Laurence Fishburne, John Morning and Susan Taylor. The Honorary Chair is Dr. Maya Angelou. In addition to celebrating NFT's vital contribution to the arts internationally, the Gala will feature special awards for 13 individuals that changed the cultural life of our nation: Sidney Poitier, Ntozake Shange, Ruby Dee, Alicia Keys, Mayor David Dinkins, Imhotep Gary Byrd, George Faison, Amiri Baraka, Rev. Malcolm Boyd, Elizabeth McCann, Carla Pinza, Terrie Williams and Sylvia Sprinkle-Hamlin (for the National Black Theatre Festival). (more...)

The Greene Space and TCG Welcome CHINGLISH Playwright David Henry Hwang, 5/7 The Greene Space and TCG Welcome CHINGLISH Playwright David Henry Hwang, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2012

On Monday, May 7th at 7pm, WNYC's The Greene Space and Theater Communications Group will welcome Chinglish author DAVID HENRY HWANG. (more...)

Theatre Communications Group and The Greene Space Continue Discussion Series With David Henry Hwang, 5/7Theatre Communications Group and The Greene Space Continue Discussion Series With David Henry Hwang, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2012

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, and The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space at WNYC and WQXR, announce the fourth event in the series, TCG Playwrights in Conversation: Discussions and Readings - An Evening with David Henry Hwang. In celebration of TCG's 50th anniversary, events featuring conversations with TCG authors and featured artists are being presented at The Greene Space, WNYC and WQXR's innovative broadcast studio and performance venue. (more...)

Signature Theatre's Season to Include August Wilson's THE PIANO LESSON, David Henry Hwang Series and MoreSignature Theatre's Season to Include August Wilson's THE PIANO LESSON, David Henry Hwang Series and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2012

Signature Theatre today announced eight productions for its 2012-13 season at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues), the company's new Frank Gehry-designed permanent home. (more...)

Tony Winner David Henry Hwang Set for 'Icarus at the Edge of Time' Discussion at Guggenheim, 4/25Tony Winner David Henry Hwang Set for 'Icarus at the Edge of Time' Discussion at Guggenheim, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2010

Renowned physicist Brian Greene, art duo Al and Al, award-winning playwright David Henry Hwang, and Artistic Director of London's Southbank Centre Jude Kelly explore the creative process behind a brand-new performance inspired by Greene's moving futuristic reimagining of the Icarus fable. This event is scheduled for Sunday, April 25, at 3PM and 7:30PM. (more...)

Alan Alda to Moderate ICARUS AT THE EDGE OF TIME, 4/25Alan Alda to Moderate ICARUS AT THE EDGE OF TIME, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2010

Alan Alda is set to moderate the discussion with playwright David Henry Hwang, physicist Brian Greene, and filmmakers and visual artists Al and Al. The discussion will explore the creative process behind a brand-new performance inspired by Greene's moving futuristic reimagining of the Icarus fable, entitled ICARUS AT THE EDGE OF TIME. This event is scheduled for Sunday, April 25, at 3PM and 7:30PM. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Ma-Yi BenefitPhoto Coverage: Ma-Yi Benefit
by Linda Lenzi - Apr 25, 2007

David Henry Hwang was among the honorees celebrated at the Ma-Yi Theatre Company's April 23rd benefit, featuring Jenn Gambatese and Jose Llana (more...)

Public Theater Announces 'Fever Chart' Discussions
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2008

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Mara Manus) announced today that post-show discussions will follow performances of THE FEVER CHART: THREE VISIONS OF THE MIDDLE EAST by Naomi Wallace on Tuesday, April 29 and Sunday, May 11. Both discussions will immediately follow performances of THE FEVER CHART and no additional tickets are necessary. (more...)

Dee, Baraka Among Honorees of Woodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre's 40th Dee, Baraka Among Honorees of Woodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre's 40th
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2011

Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre (NFT) will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a special Gala at the historic Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street) on Sunday evening, May 22nd. (more...)

Long Beach Opera Interviews David Henry Hwang About AINADAMAR Libretto, 5/5Long Beach Opera Interviews David Henry Hwang About AINADAMAR Libretto, 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2012

Which came first, the music or the libretto? On Saturday, May 5, 2012, 4:00PM, at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Andreas Mitisek, Artistic and General Director of Long Beach Opera, will interview Tony award-winning author David Henry Hwang about his libretto for Ainadamar, the opera by Argentine composer Osvaldo Golijov based on the life of Spanish poet and playwright Federico Garcia Lorca and his murder by Fascists during the Spanish Civil War. (more...)

Alan Alda to Moderate ICARUS AT THE EDGE OF TIME, 4/25Alan Alda to Moderate ICARUS AT THE EDGE OF TIME, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2010

Alan Alda is set to moderate the discussion with playwright David Henry Hwang, physicist Brian Greene, and filmmakers and visual artists Al and Al. The discussion will explore the creative process behind a brand-new performance inspired by Greene's moving futuristic reimagining of the Icarus fable, entitled ICARUS AT THE EDGE OF TIME. This event is scheduled for Sunday, April 25, at 3PM and 7:30PM. (more...)

Woodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre Honors Alicia Keys, Sidney Poitier et al., 5/22Woodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre Honors Alicia Keys, Sidney Poitier et al., 5/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2011

Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre (NFT) will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a special Gala at the historic Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street) on Sunday evening, May 22nd. This special event saluting NFT, for 40 years a seminal force in Black Theater, will be co-hosted by Randall Pinkston (CBS News) and Lynn Whitfield. Chairmen for the event are Laurence Fishburne, John Morning and Susan Taylor. The Honorary Chair is Dr. Maya Angelou. (more...)

New Federal Theatre Holds 40th Anniversary Gala, 5/22New Federal Theatre Holds 40th Anniversary Gala, 5/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2011

Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre (NFT) will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a special Gala at the historic Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street) on Sunday evening, May 22nd. This special event saluting NFT, for 40 years a seminal force in Black Theater, will be co-hosted by Randall Pinkston (CBS News) and Lynn Whitfield. Chairmen for the event are Laurence Fishburne, John Morning and Susan Taylor. The Honorary Chair is Dr. Maya Angelou (more...)

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