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

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Broadway Rings With the Sound of Chinglish on Opening Night

Broadway Rings With the Sound of Chinglish on Opening Night
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No matter what language you speak, the excitement of a Broadway opening night always translates. On October 27, David Henry Hwang’s bilingual comedy Chinglish officially bowed on the Great White Way, and the Longacre Theatre was buzzing! Theater greats like Julie Taymor and Raul Esparza took in the innovative play, spoken half in English and half in Mandarin. After ...

Was Our Word of Mouth Panel Cheering for the Culture Clash Comedy Chinglish?

Was Our Word of Mouth Panel Cheering for the Culture Clash Comedy Chinglish?

The miscommunications that come when cultures collide are a recipe for comedy—and at the heart of bilingual Broadway play Chinglish. This fish-out-of-water story tells the tale of American businessman Daniel Cavanaugh, who travels to China to drum up business for his sign-making company and finds more than he bargained for. Broadway.com Word of Mouth panelists Carol, Scott and ...

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Chinglish’s Jennifer Lim on Finding Her Voice and a Broadway Debut that Shows Her Sexy Side

Chinglish’s Jennifer Lim on Finding Her Voice and a Broadway Debut that Shows Her Sexy Side

Age & Hometown: 32; Hong Kong

Current role: Making her Broadway debut as ball-busting Chinese official Xi Yan in David Henry Hwang's bilingual comedy Chinglish.

Mama's Girl: Lim's parents were in business in Hong Kong, but thanks to an arts-loving mother who was “very open-minded and ahead of her time,” she grew up seeing the best her hometown ...

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Squigs Serves as Inky Interpreter for David Henry Hwang’s Bilingual Comedy Chinglish

Squigs Serves as Inky Interpreter for David Henry Hwang’s Bilingual Comedy Chinglish

The fabulous actors in David Henry Hwang’s Chinglish were speaking Justin "Squigs" Robertson’s language when he headed to the Longacre Theatre to check out their show! With Gary Wilmes playing a fish-out-of-water American businessman trying to land a lucrative contract in China opposite Jennifer Lim's tough-as-nails Chinese official, Broadway.com's resident artist had plenty of drama ...

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East Meets West as David Henry Hwang’s Chinglish Opens on Broadway

East Meets West as David Henry Hwang’s Chinglish Opens on Broadway

Chinglish, the new comedy about business, love and clashing culture by Tony-winning playwright David Henry Hwang, opens at the Longacre Theatre on October 27. Leigh Silverman, who helmed a successful run of the show at Chicago’s Goodman Theatre earlier this year, directs.

Inspired by the mangled mixture of languages born out of cultural collision, Chinglish chronicles the journey of ...

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Eastward, Ho! First Photos of David Henry Hwang's Chinglish

Eastward, Ho! First Photos of David Henry Hwang's Chinglish
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When an American businessman travels to China in hopes of drumming up contracts for his signage company, he has a lot to learn about the subtleties of doing business in the country, not to mention the inevitable miscommunications when living life in translation. Gary Wilmes leads the cast of Chinglish as business owner Daniel Cavanaugh, who experiences culture clash with ...

Cheer On the Charismatic Stars of Chinglish at Their TV Commercial Shoot

Cheer On the Charismatic Stars of Chinglish at Their TV Commercial Shoot

Broadway.com introduced you to the top-notch cast of Chinglish in our video preview of the show, and now we’re taking you behind the scenes with the stars of the play's new TV commercial! For the cheeky ad spot, the experts at Serino/Coyne called on the talents of Jennifer Lim and Gary Wilmes, who play a Chinese ...

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Playwright David Henry Hwang on Crossing the Language Barrier with Chinglish

Playwright David Henry Hwang on Crossing the Language Barrier with Chinglish

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Never hesitant to explore his heritage in his work, David Henry Hwang long ago established himself as a preeminent Asian-American playwright. He earned a Tony Award for M. Butterfly, which was a Pulitzer Prize finalist, as were Yellow Face and his short play The Dance and the Railroad. His other plays include Face Value and Golden Child ...

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Chinglish, David Henry Hwang’s Culture Clash Comedy, Starts Previews

Chinglish, David Henry Hwang’s Culture Clash Comedy, Starts Previews

Tony-winning playwright David Henry Hwang (M. Butterfly) is back on the boards on October 11, when his new play Chinglish starts previews at the Longacre Theatre. Leigh Silverman directs the piece, which will officially open 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 ...

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Tickets for David Henry Hwang’s Cross-Cultural Comedy Chinglish Are Now on Sale

Tickets for David Henry Hwang’s Cross-Cultural Comedy Chinglish Are Now on Sale

Broadway will be travelling to the far East this fall when Chinglish, the new play by Tony winner David Henry Hwang, gets its New York premiere at the Longacre Theatre. Tickets are now on sale for the show, which begins previews on October 11 and opens October 27.

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