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Chinglish

Chinglish

4 Male, 3 Female

David Henry Hwang Published by Dramatists Play Service

An hilarious comedy about the challenges of doing business in a country whose language and underlying cultural assumptions can be worlds apart from those of the West The play tells the adventures of…

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M. Butterfly

M. Butterfly

7 Male, 3 Female

David Henry Hwang Published by Dramatists Play Service

Echoing Puccini's Madame Butterfly, this highly theatrical drama presents French diplomat Rene who is easy prey for the exotic charm of Chinese opera singer Song Liling. Captivated by their affair which…

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Family Devotions

Family Devotions

4 Male, 5 Female

David Henry Hwang Published by Dramatists Play Service

Ama and Popo, two elderly and devoutly Christian Chinese sisters, escaped with their family from China just before the Communist revolution Their younger brother, Di-Gou, however, believed in the revolution,…

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Golden Child

Golden Child

David Henry Hwang Published by Nick Hern Books

This Tony-nominated play from leading Asian-American writer draws on the life of his maternal Chinese grandmother, David Hwang invokes the age in which his great grandfather broke with Confucian tradition…

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Trying to Find Chinatown - Selected Plays - F.O.B. & The Dance and the Railroad & Family Devotions & The House of the Sleeping Beauties & The Sound of a Voice & More

Trying to Find Chinatown - Selected Plays - F.O.B. & The Dance and the Railroad & Family Devotions & The House of the Sleeping Beauties & The Sound of a Voice & More

David Henry Hwang Published by Theatre Communications
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This eight-play collection includes: FOB: "fresh off the boat" explores the conflicts between old and new worlds The Dance and the Railroad: a haunting play about the inhuman conditions of railroad workers…

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Flower Drum Song

Flower Drum Song

David Henry Hwang - based on Oscar Hammerstein & Joseph Fields & C Y Lee & Richard Rodgers Published by Theatre Communications
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One of Rodgers and Hammerstein's most compelling love stories is re-made enchantingly in a new adaptation by the renowned Asian-American playwright, David Henry Hwang This new version was a runaway hit…

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The Dance and the Railroad & Family Devotions

The Dance and the Railroad & Family Devotions

6 Male, 5 Female

David Henry Hwang Published by Dramatists Play Service

The Dance and the Railroad ~ While his fellow workers are striking for higher pay, Lone, once an actor in China, exercises and practices alone on a mountaintop the ritual gestures used in Chinese opera…

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Bondage

Bondage

2 Male, 0 Female

David Henry Hwang Published by Dramatists Play Service

In a Los Angeles S&M parlor, a dominatrix and her client are clad head-to-toe in leather costumes that conceal their faces and ethnicity's These elaborate disguises allow them to play out fantasies based…

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Golden Child

Golden Child

2 Male, 4 Female

David Henry Hwang Published by Dramatists Play Service

In the winter of 1918, progressive Chinese landowner Eng Tieng-Bin's interest in Westernization and Christianity sets off a power struggle among his three wives This will determine the future of his daughter,…

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F.O.B.

F.O.B.

2 Male, 1 Female

David Henry Hwang Published by Dramatists Play Service

F.O.B. is told in a style that moves quickly between myth and reality, with the characters occasionally speaking directly to the audience. Grace and Dale are cousins, living in the Los Angeles area and…

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FOB - F.O.B. & The House of Sleeping Beauties

FOB - F.O.B. & The House of Sleeping Beauties

3 Male, 1 Female

David Henry Hwang Published by Dramatists Play Service

FOB means "fresh off the boat" in this exploration of contrasting values between Chinese Americans and the old culture. In The House of Sleeping Beauties novelist Kawabata investigates a brothel to learn…

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The Sound of a Voice

The Sound of a Voice

1 Male, 1 Female

David Henry Hwang Published by Dramatists Play Service

The scene is an isolated house in the woods where a beautiful young woman lives alone. When a young samurai appears she offers him food and shelter, and when he decides to stay on they eventually become…

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