FOB 1980

Opened: June 8, 1980
Closing: July 13, 1980

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Tony-Winning Playwright David Henry Hwang Receives Honorary Doctorate At Cal State LA Commencement
by A.A. Cristi - May 26, 2022

Preeminent Asian American playwright David Henry Hwang received an honorary doctorate during Commencement 2022 at Cal State LA.

Theatre Communications Group Will Honor David Henry Hwang and National Black Theatre Festival at 2020 Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 16, 2019

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, has announced the 2020 TCG Gala: Our Stories will be held on Monday, February 3, 2020 at The Edison Ballroom (240 W 47th Street). The Gala will honor the National Black Theatre Festival of Winston-Salem and David Henry Hwang and will include festive performances, inspiring speakers, and a celebratory dinner with theatre leaders, celebrities, and enthusiasts. A 6:00pm cocktail reception will be followed by a 7:00pm seated dinner, with entertainment beginning at 7:20pm. Additional programming will be announced soon.

David Henry Hwang To Host Masterclass in Manila September 28th
by Alan Henry - Sep 24, 2018

Noted American playwright, screenwriter, and librettist David Henry Hwang who wrote the 1988 Tony Award for Best Play 'M. BUTTERFLY' (which is currently playing at Maybank Performing Arts Theater until September 30) is coming to Manila to conduct a strictly by invitation only 'Master Class' on September 28 - 3 pm.

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for June 8, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 8, 2017

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI! It's Thursday, June 8, 2017 - which means it's #theaterThursday (seriously, you could help a guy out here and make that hashtag a #thing) and your latest opportunity to live life dramatically! What better way to do that than by making plans to get yourself to the theater and see a show, live onstage…

David Henry Hwang and Christopher Chen Chat CAUGHT and More at MOCA Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

The Play Company in collaboration with the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) is pleased to present a special event tonight, July 28 at 7:00pm.

David Henry Hwang and Christopher Chen to Chat CAUGHT and More at MOCA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

The Play Company in collaboration with the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) is pleased to present a special event on Thursday, July 28 at 7:00pm.

David Henry Hwang Recalls The Time He Wrote A Song With Prince
by Michael Dale - Apr 22, 2016

The Tony-winning author of M. BUTTERFLY once worked with the music icon on a potential Broadway musical.

ONE NIGHT, SNOW ORCHID & More Featured in Cherry Lane Theatre's 2013-14 Season
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 19, 2013

Angelina Fiordellisi, Founding Artistic Director of Cherry Lane Theatre, announces the following productions for the company's 2013-14 season:

Signature Theatre Announces Supplemental Programming for THE DANCE AND THE RAILROAD
by Kelsey Denette - Mar 1, 2013

Signature Theatre has announced that their "The World of the Play" series continues with a discussion of the history and current conditions of Chinese laborers, inspired by David Henry Hwang's THE DANCE AND THE RAILROAD, now playing in The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center. The panel of experts will reflect on the history, impact, and discrimination faced by Chinese laborers in the United States, and the issues facing these laborers today, both in the United States and in China.

Northern 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.

Northern 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.

Northern Stage Presents M.Butterfly 2/15-3/4
by Gabrielle Sierra - 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.

Full Casting Announced for TARZAN, The Broadway Musical
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2005

The production will star Josh Strickland as Tarzan, Jenn Gambatese as Jane, Merle Dandridge as Kala, Shuler Hensley as Kerchak, Chester Gregory II as Terk, Timothy Jerome as Professor Porter and Donnie Keshawarz as Clayton. Daniel Manche and Alex Rutherford will alternate in the role of Young Tarzan.

Tarzan Announced to Open May 10 at Richard Rodgers
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2005

Disney has announced that Tarzan will being previews on March 24, to open on May 10, 2006.

FOB FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

FOB has had 1 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1980.
FOB has been nominated for several awards. They were nominated for Best New American Play at the Obie Awards for David Henry Hwang. Additionally, John Lone was nominated for Performance at the Obie Awards. These nominations highlight the recognition and acclaim that FOB has received in the theater industry.
FOB has won several awards for their work. They received the Best New American Play award at the Obie Awards for David Henry Hwang. Additionally, John Lone won the Performance award at the Obie Awards for their work in FOB. These accolades recognize the talent and excellence demonstrated by both Hwang and Lone in their respective roles.

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