Brian d'Arcy James & Jennifer Lim - Excerpt from Chinglish
Wednesday, May 09, 2012
The Greene Space has partnered with Theatre Communications Group to present TCG Playwrights in Conversation.
This evening featured a conversation with Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director of the Public Theater in NYC and readings by David Henry Hwang with guests Brian d'Arcy James, Francis Jue, Jennifer Lim and BD Wong.
David Henry Hwang's plays often explore the Asian American experience in contemporary society. He is the author of the Tony Award-winning M. Butterfly, a finalist for the 1988 Pulitzer Prize. Other plays include Golden Child, FOB, The Dance and the Railroad, Family Devotions and Pulitzer Prize-finalist, Yellow Face; his opera libretti include three works for composer Philip Glass. From 1994-2001, he served b appointment of President Clinton on the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities. Chinglish, which received its Broadway premiere in fall 2011, was named Best American Play of 2011 by Time magazine.