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David Henry Hwang wins $200,000 prize - Chinglish Extended to Oct. 21 at Berkeley Rep

Posted by Lia Chang

David Henry Hwang wins $200,000 prize - Chinglish Extended to Oct. 21 at Berkeley Rep
Congratulations to Tony award-winning playwright David Henry Hwang for winning the Steinberg award, the largest prize in theater. The playwrighting award of $200,000 was announced by the Harold and Mimi Charitable Trust on Wednesday August 22. 2012. The Charitable Trust's annoucement recognized Hwang's 32 years of provocative satires and dramas (“Chinglish,”“M. Butterfly”) that...

RIP Edward Albee - American Playwright 1928 - 2016

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Playwrights Edward Albee and David Henry Hwang Photo by Lia Chang
RIP Edward Albee, American Playwright 1928 - September 16, 2016 Albee was last photographed by Lia Chang on our pages here in 2013, and is re-posted below. Albee was with playwright David Henry Hwang: New York City by Lia Chang The Dance and the Railroad is extended through March 24, 2013. Click on the title link above to go to the full story. Tony award-winning playwright David Henry...

Actress Michi Barall is in the ensemble cast of stop.reset. a new play by Regina Taylor

Posted by Lia Chang

Photo by Lia Chang of Michi Barall, Actress
New York City stop. reset., a new play written and directed by Regina Taylor appeared at The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center in New York, tackled powerful questions of legacy, identity and survival in a world where the real and the virtual are more closely tied than we think. Photo by Joan Marcus of Teagle F Bougere as Chris, LaTanya Richardson...

Sept. 24 - Oct. 27: Gettin’ The Band Back Together Featuring Manu Narayan, Alison Fraser, Mitchell Jarvis, Garth Kravits, Jay Klaitz and More at George Street Playhouse

Posted by Lia Chang

Manu Narayan Photo by Lia Chang The George Street Playhouse kicks off its fortieth season with a new musical, Gettin’ The Band Back Together(formerly titledGarage Band), helmed by Tony Award-winner John Rando (Urinetown, GSP’s The Toxic Avenger). Gettin’ The Band Back Together, a rockin’ valentine to the Garden State, begins preview performances on Tuesday,...

André De Shields, Mary Zimmerman, Akash Chopra, Richard M. Sherman, Anjali Bhimani, Nehal Joshi and More Celebrate The Jungle Book Opening at Huntington Theatre

Posted by Lia Chang

I had a grand time at Huntington Theatre Company’s opening night performance of the world premiere adaptation of Disney’s The Jungle Book, written and directed by Mary Zimmerman, which began previews on September 7, and opened on Wednesday, September 18, 2013, on the Huntington’s main stage, the Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre, 264 Huntington Ave in Boston. Check out the photos...