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David Henry Hwang's new drama receives its Broadway premiere.

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David Henry Hwang's Chinglish to Close January 29

David Henry Hwang's Chinglish to Close January 29

David Henry Hwang's culture clash comedy Chinglish will play its final performance on Sunday, January 29. The critically acclaimed play started performances at Broadway's Longacre Theatre on October 11 and opened on October 27.

Inspired by the mangled mixture of languages born out of cultural collision, Chinglish chronicles the journey of an American businessman who travels to China ...

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Eat Your Heart Out, Spider-Man! See the Cast of Chinglish Take Flight on the Trapeze

Eat Your Heart Out, Spider-Man! See the Cast of Chinglish Take Flight on the Trapeze

Opening night gifts for co-stars can be a head-scratcher for Broadway actors, but Chinglish’s Gary Wilmes came up with a doozy. Inspired by a line in the show referring to a character’s loathing for famous Chinese acrobats, Wilmes surprised his entire cast with a trapeze lesson. On a recent chilly Monday morning in Brooklyn, this game group of ...

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The Cast of Chinglish Wishes Broadway a Happy Chinese New Year

The Cast of Chinglish Wishes Broadway a Happy Chinese New Year

With New Years behind us and Chinese New Year right around the corner (on January 23, to be exact) the cast of David Henry Hwang's Chinglish got together to welcome their fans to the Year of the Dragon! Stars Jennifer Lim, Stephen Pucci and more were in high spirits as they shared their well-wishes in Mandarin, joined by leading ...

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Chinglish’s Stephen Pucci on His Early-Onset Wanderlust and Non-Traditional Path to Acting

Chinglish’s Stephen Pucci on His Early-Onset Wanderlust and Non-Traditional Path to Acting

Age & Hometown: 29, Milton Keynes, UK

Current role: Bridging gaps between American business and Chinese bureaucracy as bilingual business consultant Peter Timms, a.k.a. "Teacher Peter," in a Broadway debut performance in Chinglish.

Itchy Feet: Travel is as natural as breathing to Pucci, whose took his first trip at two weeks old. “When my mum was pregnant with me ...

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Chinglish’s Gary Wilmes Counts a First Place Finish As His 2011 Highlight

Chinglish’s Gary Wilmes Counts a First Place Finish As His 2011 Highlight

As the curtain goes down on 2011, Broadway.com is looking ahead to the new year. We’ve asked the brightest stars on Broadway to reflect on their personal highlights from the past year and to reveal their hopes for 2012. Check out what they had to say, and have a Happy New Year!

GARY WILMES (Daniel Cavenaugh in Chinglish ...

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Chinglish Star Jennifer Lim Vows to Control Her Carnivorous Side in 2012

Chinglish Star Jennifer Lim Vows to Control Her Carnivorous Side in 2012

As the curtain goes down on 2011, Broadway.com is looking ahead to the new year. We’ve asked the brightest stars on Broadway to reflect on their personal highlights from the past year and to reveal their hopes for 2012. Check out what they had to say, and have a Happy New Year!

JENNIFER LIM (Xi Yan in Chinglish ...

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Glee Star Harry Shum Jr. Checks Out Chinglish on Broadway

Glee Star Harry Shum Jr. Checks Out Chinglish on Broadway
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McKinley High School is on holiday vacation, and one of the stars of Glee was happy to spend some of his hard-earned time off on Broadway! Harry Shum Jr., who plays dancer Mike Chang on the hit show, headed to the Great White Way to check out hot new play Chinglish. With his lovely girlfriend Shelby Rabara on his arm ...

Designing Broadway: Scenic Designer David Korins on Creating the ‘Chinese Puzzle’ Sets of Chinglish

Designing Broadway: Scenic Designer David Korins on Creating the ‘Chinese Puzzle’ Sets of Chinglish

When David Korins was hired to design the sets of Chinglish, the story of an American businessman who goes to Guiyang, China, to drum up business for his sign-making company, he began with research on the city itself (“not one of the sexy coastal cities”). Korins found inspiration from “architecture that is aspirational, but not that well-designed.” Then lightning struck ...

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Chinglish Playwright David Henry Hwang on the ‘Wonderful Extra Blessing’ of Winning Chicago’s Jeff Award

Chinglish Playwright David Henry Hwang on the ‘Wonderful Extra Blessing’ of Winning Chicago’s Jeff Award

Playwright David Henry Hwang and the cast of Chinglish, which recently celebrated its Broadway opening, had another reason to cheer on November 7, when the cross-cultural comedy picked up a Jeff Award, Chicago’s highest theater honor, in the category of outstanding new play. Chinglish had its world premiere at Chicago’s Goodman Theatre earlier this year, and went on ...

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Cheers to David Henry Hwang and the Cast of Chinglish on Opening Night

Cheers to David Henry Hwang and the Cast of Chinglish on Opening Night

Bringing a new, bilingual play to Broadway is no simple task, so the company of Chinglish had a lot to celebrate on opening night! The show, which mixes English and Mandarin Chinese, officially bowed at the Longacre Theatre on October 27, and Broadway.com was there to congratulate the stars and creators of this cross-cultural comedy. After the opening night ...

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