Tag: David Henry Hwang

He Said, He Said: “M. Butterfly” Takes Wing on Broadway

[featured image: Clive Owen and Jin Ha in M. Butterfly. Photos: Matthew Murphy.] Julie Taymor’s elegant revival of David Henry Hwang’s 1988 play M. Butterfly remains a nuanced, spare, evocative dreamwork. It tells the story of a diplomat’s illegal actions, a Chinese citizen’s pragmatic moves to survive, and it is, of course, a gender play that spoke to us in one

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review: chinglish

Chinglish by David Henry Hwang Directed by Leigh Silverman Featuring Gary Wilmes, Jennifer Lim, Stephen Pucci Longacre Theatre, 220 West 48th Street October 26, 2011 — present production web site Reviewed by Martha Wade Steketee October 30, 2011 “Bring your own translator.” “Where is company … in your pants?” “Every once in a while a

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