Hi-yah! Tickets are now on sale for the world premiere of David Henry Hwang’s new play Kung Fu, starring So You Think You Can Dance favorite Cole Horibe as legendary martial arts star Bruce Lee. Directed by Leigh Silverman, performances begin February 4, 2014, with an official opening night set for February 24 at the Irene Diamond Stage at the Pershing Square Signature Center. Kung Fu will play a limited engagement through March 16.
Kung Fu tells the story of international icon Bruce Lee’s journey from a troubled youth in Hong Kong to a martial arts legend. The play blends dance, Chinese opera, martial arts and drama into a new theatrical form. The production follows Lee in America as he struggles to prove himself as a fighter, a husband, a father and a man.
The production will feature choreography by So You Think You Can Dance’s Sonya Tayeh, specialty choreography by Dou Dou Huang, scenic design by David Zinn, costume design by Anita Yavich, lighting design by Ben Stanton, sound design by Darron L. West, projection design by Darrel Maloney and music by Du Yun.