M. Butterfly Broadway
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2019
The Public Theater has announced that Soft Power has extended through November 10.
by Gil Kaan - Sep 7, 2019
The Los Angeles premiere of Lloyd Suh's THE CHINESE LADY launches the Greenway Court Theatre's 2019-2020 season, with opening night September 7, 2019. In a co-production with Artists At Play, THE CHINESE LADY (based on a true story) features Amy Shu (as Afong Moy, the first female Chinese immigrant to come to America) and Trieu Tran (as Atung, Afong's translator/caretaker), under the direction of Rebecca Wear. Playwright Lloyd Suh took a few moments before flying into Los Angeles to answer my questioning queries.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
On Monday, October 7th, 2019, many popular and talented Broadway performers will shine a light on Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) at the 5th annual breathless on Broadway benefit at Sardi's Restaurant, 234 West 44th Street, NYC.
Houses On The Moon Will Honor Producer Nelle Nugent & Prison Families Anonymous/Barbara Allan At 2019 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
Houses on the Moon Theater Company/HOTM (Emily Joy Weiner, Co-Founder & Artistic Director; Kevin Connor, Managing Director), the acclaimed New York based not-for-profit theatre company with a mission to a?oedispel ignorance and isolation through the theatrical amplification of unheard voices,a?? will hold their 7th Annual Gala Fundraiser, a?oeAmplify 2019,a?? on Monday evening, October 7, 2019 at The Cutting Room (44 East 32nd Street a?" between Park and Madison Avenues).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
The Broadway community mourns the loss of beloved Production Stage Manager, Arthur a?oeArtiea?? Gaffin, who passed away on September 13, 2019. To commemorate his life and work, the Committee of Theatre Owners will dim the lights of the American Airlines, Marquis, New Amsterdam, St. James, and Broadhurst Theatres in New York for one minute on Wednesday, September 18 at exactly 7:45pm.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2019
BroadwayWorld is saddened to learn that Broadway stage manager, Arthur Gaffin, has passed away.
by TV News Desk - Sep 12, 2019
Deadline reports that John Lithgow will star in FX's 'The Old Man' opposite Jeff Bridges. Jon Watts, famous for directing Marvel's most recent 'Spider-Man' films, will direct the pilot.
by Mary Lincer - Sep 11, 2019
Soprano Amanda Palmeiro, now performing the title role at English language performances of Butterfly for the InSeries, deserves an opera career as sensational as her voice. Already a prize-winner at Met auditions, she'll perform Papagena with the Washington National Opera's Domingo Cafritz Young Artists program at the Kennedy Center in November.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019
National Alliance for Musical Theatre announces preliminary casting and additional programming for the 31st Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 24 and Friday, October 25, 2019 at New World Stages
by Stage Tube - Oct 23, 2019
Actor John Lithgow, author of the new book 'Dumpty: The Age of Trump in Verse,' thinks the President doesn't have the timing or wit to tell a joke.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019
On October 18, 2019, Theatre Forward, a non-profit arts organization based in New York City, held an evening of Creative Conversation & Cocktails with Special Guests David Henry Hwang, Tony-winning playwright of M. Butterfly, Author of Soft Power, Center Theatre Group/Public Theater, and Douglas C. Baker, Producing Director, Center Theatre Group, Los Angeles.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
National Alliance for Musical Theatre announces final casting for the 31st Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 24 and Friday, October 25, 2019 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
THEY GOT THE BEAT! Join us this holiday for a fairy-tale celebration of love and acceptance in this raucous royal family a?oevacation,a?? HEAD OVER HEELS. Venture to the forest with the royals of Arcadia on a quest to save their beloved kingdom after they learn of an Oracle's prophecy of doom, all while moovin' and groovin' to the music of The Go-Go's in this exuberant Elizabethan-inspired musical!
BWW Flashback: A Look Back in Pictures as Arena Stage Celebrates 70 years of Groundbreaking Theatrical Excellence
by Elliot Lanes - Oct 16, 2019
The 19/20 theatrical season has seen several milestones for many of its area theatres but the biggest by far is the 70th anniversary of the company that helped pioneer the regional theatre movement in this country Arena Stage.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theater of California, presents a co-production with East West Players, the Los Angeles premiere of Lauren Yee's The Great Leap, directed by Tony Award winner BD Wong. From the author of Cambodian Rock Band and King of the Yees, comes the story of an American basketball team in Beijing where the coaches find themselves in a conflict that runs deeper than the strain between the countries, and where a young player's actions become the accidental focus of attention.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2019
Stars of stage and screen, playwrights, composers, and supporters of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley came together Saturday, November 2, 2019 to celebrate the acclaimed regional theatre at And the Tony Award Goes To…Celebrating TheatreWorks at 50, a once-in-a-lifetime event honoring the company's half-century and its 2019 Regional Theatre Tony® Award. Some 480 guests attended this extraordinary event which raised nearly $800,000 for TheatreWorks marking it the most attended and most successful fundraiser in the company's history. Guests appropriately gathered in the heart of Silicon Valley at Mountain View's Computer History Museum for cocktails, dinner, and a lively auction, then proceeded to the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, where a stellar array of TheatreWorks alumni returned to pay tribute to its history through words and music.
by Gil Kaan - Nov 6, 2019
In his Broadway debut in 1988, BD Wong won his Tony Award (Best Featured Actor in a Play) for his ground-breaking role of Song Liling in David Henry Hwang's M. BUTTERFLY. Over the last year, in between shooting his two television series (as Whiterose on Mr. Robot, and as Awkwafina's father in Comedy Central's Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens), BD has managed to star in two theatrical productions of Lauren Yee's THE GREAT LEAP (in New York and in San Francisco), and now will be directing THE GREAT LEAP at the Pasadena Playhouse, which begins previews today November 6, 2019.
Stephen Schwartz, Andrew Lippa and More Attended 'And the Tony Award Goes To…Celebrating TheatreWorks at 50'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019
Stars of stage and screen, playwrights, composers, and supporters of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley came together Saturday, November 2, 2019 to celebrate the acclaimed regional theatre at And the Tony Award Goes To...Celebrating TheatreWorks at 50, a once-in-a-lifetime event honoring the company's half-century and its 2019 Regional Theatre Tony® Award.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2019
The Emojiland kingdom is now complete! Arborhouse Productions & Visceral Entertainment (Michael Chase Gosselin and Tim Sulka) today announced that Max Crumm (Grease, Disaster) will take on the role of the Man In Business Suit Levitating emoji, along with Jacob Dickey (Aladdin Broadway as Aladdin) as Smiling Face with Sunglasses, (aka a?oeSunnya??), Dwelvan David (Finding Neverland & The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess Tours) as Guardsman, Heather Makalani (Aladdin) as Kissy Face, Tanisha Moore (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Tour) as Woman Dancing and Jordan Fife Hunt (A Chorus Line First Revival Tour) as Man Dancing.
Photo Flash: Asia Society And The Santa Fe Opera Present David Henry Hwang And Huang Ruo's M. BUTTERFLY Opera Working Rehearsal
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2019
Asia Society's inaugural Contemporary Art Triennial of Asia, in partnership with the Santa Fe Opera, kicked off its pre-opening programming on Nov 20, 2019 with a sold-out exclusive world preview of the much anticipated new opera M. Butterfly.
by TV News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
Clive Owen will play President Bill Clinton in the upcoming 'Impeachment: American Crime Story,' Deadline reports.
by Stage Tube - Nov 13, 2019
The Guthrie Theater presents the perennial holiday favorite A Christmas Carol, written by Charles Dickens, adapted by Crispin Whittell and directed by Lauren Keating. A Twin Cities holiday tradition for many, this season marks the Guthrie's 45th production, making it the longest run of A Christmas Carol in regional theater history.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
Theaterlab (Orietta Crispino, Artistic Director) presents Conway, written and directed by Rory McGregor, at its Midtown home (357 West 36th Street, 3rd Floor) November 14 through 24, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theater of California, in association with East West Players, presents the Los Angeles premiere of Lauren Yee's The Great Leap. Urgent, sharp-witted and fast-paced, The Great Leap is an unforgettable night of theater. As two men from different cultures reunite and find themselves at a crossroads - one man struggling to keep his career alive and an old friend flourishing in a career he never wanted - a young Chinese-American gets lost in the Tiananmen Square Protest and finds himself at the accidental center of international attention. All three men must face their past and struggle to find their own personal victories in this compelling drama directed by Tony Award winner BD Wong.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2019
Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts presents Sing-A-Long with Alan Muraoka featuring Sesame Street songs and puppeteers on Sunday November 17, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. Ticket prices range between $20.00-$40.00, plus applicable fees. Purchase online, by phone or at the box office. For more information, visit PatchogueTheatre.org, call the Patchogue Theatre Box Office at 631-207-1313, or stop by 71 East Main Street, Patchogue, NY.
by Michael Quintos - May 31, 2019
To close out its 55th season, Orange County's Tony Award-winning South Coast Repertory is mounting David Henry Hwang's intriguing and mysterious play M. BUTTERFLY, using the playwright's much more layered and riveting 2017 Broadway revival as its source material. Marked assuredly by powerful, gripping performances, this admirable OC staging---directed with clarifying precision by Desdemona Chiang that continues through June 8 in Costa Mesa---keeps you at the edge of your seat, as it unpacks a story filled with wobbly uncertainties and vague declarations. A beautifully complex production that echoes sentiments of gender conformity/fluidity crossed with geopolitical issues that still resonate in today's ever-changing world, M. BUTTERFLY---particularly with this strong new update instituted by the original playwright himself---is definitely worth seeing.
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2019
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley announces a stellar cast of acclaimed Broadway and TV stars for The Language Archive, launching the Tony Award-winning theatre company's celebratory 50th Anniversary season. Written by Julia Cho, whose Aubergine captured rapturous praise and multiple awards, The Language Archive is balanced delightfully between affection and adversity. The quirky comedy tells the whimsical, life-affirming chronicle of a linguist fighting to preserve the dying languages of far-flung cultures, only to neglect the promise and passion of his own.
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2019
Meet with and have your script or play reviewed by Tony Award winner, playwright/screenwriter David Henry Hwang.
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2019
In its World Premiere, Justin Huertas' musical THE LAST WORLD OCTOPUS WRESTLING CHAMPION will play at ArtsWest from June 20 through July 28, with ArtsWest Artistic Director Mathew Wright directing.
Matt Cusson, Celisse Henderson, and Erica Sweany Join Brian Gallagher and Megan Hilty in TodayTix Presents BROWNSTONE
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2019
Acclaimed performers Matt Cusson, Celisse Henderson, and Erica Sweany will join the one-night only, TodayTix Presents celebration of "Brownstone," a new musical written by singer/songwriter Brian Gallagher. The concert, held at City Winery (155 Varick St.) on May 28, will also feature vocals by Tony Nominee and NBC "Smash" star Megan Hilty.
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2019
Now in its eleventh consecutive year, the multi-award-winning Finborough Theatre presents Vibrant 2019 A Festival of Finborough Playwrights, its annual explosion of new writing, running between 16 June-4 July 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2019
The 72nd Annual Tony Awards are this Sunday June 10th at 8/9c hosted by Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles. It's the biggest award show of the Broadway season and it closes out a long awards season for Broadway and Off-Broadway musicals and plays. We can't help but wonder what chances this year's Best Musical and Best Play nominees have of taking home the ultimate prize...
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2019
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley announces a stellar cast of acclaimed Broadway and TV stars for The Language Archive, launching the Tony Award-winning theatre company's celebratory 50th Anniversary season.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019
Podcast Exclusive: The Theatre Podcast with Alan Seales features Ann Harada.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2019
The Asian American Arts Alliance announces the launch of a new initiative to support Asian Americans pursuing careers in the arts. Table Dish, A4's new professional development series, will bring experts in specific disciplines together with aspiring professionals in a roundtable setting to answer questions, provide advice, and create networking and mentoring opportunities.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2019
Come to the Cabaret, your table's waiting! Decadent nightlife meets dangerous times at Berlin's alluring Kit Kat Klub in the iconic Broadway musical Cabaret, on stage July 17 through August 10.
BWW Interview: Francis Jue of THE LANGUAGE ARCHIVE at TheatreWorks Talks about His Unexpected Journey from Sondheim to TheatreWorks to Hwang & Tesori to 'Madam Secretary'
by Jim Munson - Jul 16, 2019
Broadway and TV actor Frances Jue is currently starring in TheatreWorks' production of Julia Cho's 'The Language Archive.' Mr. Jue recently talked to BroadwayWorld about his lengthy and surprising career path, from his formative experiences with Stephen Sondheim and TheatreWorks to working with Tony winners David Henry Hwang and Jeanine Tesori, and of course his continuing role on the CBS television series 'Madam Secretary.' His fascinating story serves as an inspiring example for anyone who doesn't see a clear path to success or struggles to find a place to fit in.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019
Since its founding in 1989, Ma-Yi Theater Company has distinguished itself as one of the country's leading incubators of new work shaping the national discourse about what it means to be Asian American today.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2020
a?oeThe Adult in the Room,a?? a new play by Bill McMahon about the life of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, will receive its world premiere Jan. 26 at 2 p.m. at Chicago's Victory Gardens Theater's Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue, starring acclaimed Broadway, television and film actress Orlagh Cassidy. Directed by Heather Arnson and Conor Bagley, the play is produced by Tony/Emmy/Olivier Award-winning producer Jim Kierstead (a?oeKinky Boots,a?? a?oePippin,a?? a?oeHadestowna??) Emmy Award-winning producer Linda Karn (a?oeMatt Shepard is a Friend of Minea??) and Broadway producer William Fernandez (a?oeThe Inheritance,a?? a?oeThe Great Cometa??). Previews begin Jan. 22.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, has shared the co-chair and host committee list of the 2020 TCG Gala: Our Stories, which will be held on Monday, February 3, 2020 at The Edison Ballroom, 240 W 47th St, New York, NY 10036. The Gala will honor the National Black Theatre Festival, David Henry Hwang, and TCG's arts advocacy at the federal level.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2019
Geva Theatre Center presents Slow Food, by Wendy MacLeod and directed by Skip Greer, in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from January 14 through February 9.
by Stage Tube - Dec 19, 2019
John Lithgow returned to The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night with his iconic impression of Rudy Giuliani.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2019
'The Adult in the Room,' a new play by Bill McMahon about the life of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, will receive its world premiere Jan. 26 at Chicago's Victory Gardens Theater's Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue, starring Broadway, television and film actress Orlagh Cassidy.
Theatre Communications Group Will Honor David Henry Hwang and National Black Theatre Festival at 2020 Gala
by BWW News Desk - 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.
by Oliver Oliveros - Aug 3, 2019
The Philippine Educational Theater Association's (PETA) longest-running original Filipino musical RAK OF AEGIS, which features the popular songs of the pop-rock band Aegis, recently welcomed new cast members Derrick Monasterio and Jenine Desiderio to the show's seventh edition. See Derrick and Jenine in action below, along with the show's returning cast members.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2019
The September selection for the ongoing Off The Page series of staged readings at Sierra Madre Playhouse is Yellow Face by David Henry Hwang.
by Vince Vicentuan - Aug 28, 2019
Aesthetics is said to be the science of beautiful in its myriad manifestations--be it sublime, comic, tragic, pathetic, whimsical, or ugly.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2019
The University of Hawai'i at Mānoa's Department of Theatre and Dance and Kennedy Theatre will be hosting a celebration of the life and career of Terence a?oeTerrya?? Knapp on Saturday, October 19, 2019. Doors will open at 5:00pm, participants will be welcome to visit with one another on the upper lanai; the formal Celebration will begin at 5:30pm in the Kennedy Theatre auditorium. Admission is free and open to the public.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2019
A playful reflection on fame, desire and loneliness from Noël Coward is ready to serve up the laughs at the Old Mill Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2019
Earlier this year, on April 22, The Phantom of the Opera, reached a milestone that no other Broadway show has even come near. Phantom, the longest-running show in Broadway history, became the first Broadway show EVER to reach #13,000 performances. This is just one of many incredible achievements made by the show since it opened on Broadway over three decades ago.