Photo Flash: Chinglish In Rehearsal
From July 20 through August 2, "In Rehearsal", photographs drawn from the Lia Chang Theater Portfolio in the Library of Congress' Asian American Pacific Islander Collection titled, will be on view in the Library of Congress' Asian Division Reading Room, located in Room 150 of the Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First Street S.E., Washington, D.C. The hours of the Library of Congress' Asian Division Reading Room are 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The 20 photographs on display feature rehearsals of David Henry Hwang's play, "ChingLish," which premiered at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago this summer and is bound for Broadway this fall; and rehearsal shots from "Bakwas Bumbug!," a pop opera by Samrat Chakrabarti and Sanjiv Jhaveri, which recently made its off-Broadway debut.
Sponsored by the Library of Congress' Asian Division, The Display of The Lia Chang Theater
Portfolio photographs and select scripts from the Playwrights' Archives (AAPI Collection) is being held in conjunction with the "Asian American Plays for a New Generation" book event on July 27 at noon in the Mary Pickford Theater, located on the third floor of the Library of Congress James Madison Building, 101 Independence Ave. S.E., Washington, D.C.
"In Rehearsal": Lia Chang Theater Portfolio Display of David Henry Hwang's Chinglish, and Samrat Chakrabarti and Sanjiv Jhaveri's Bakwas Bumbug! Rehearsal Photos
Library of Congress
Asian Division Reading Room
Thomas Jefferson Building
10 First Street S.E., Room 150
Photo credit: Lisa Chang