Musicals / Plays David Henry Hwang Plays List

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List of David Henry Hwang plays with descriptions, including any musicals by David Henry Hwang, playwright. This David Henry Hwang plays list includes promotional photos when available, as well as information about co-writers and David Henry Hwang characters. This list of plays by David Henry Hwang is listed alphabetically and includes art of the play's posters when available. The list you're viewing is made up of many different items, including Aida and M. Butterfly. What plays did David Henry Hwang write? All these, one-acts, musicals, or full-length plays are by David Henry Hwang and can help you decide, "What are the best David Henry Hwang plays?" (18 items)

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David Henry Hwang , Elton John , Linda Woolverton Aida is a musical with music by Elton John, lyrics by Tim Rice, and book by Linda Woolverton, Robert Falls, and David Henry Hwang, and produced by Walt Disney Theatrical. Aida premiered on ...more

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David Henry Hwang As the Crow Flies is a 1986 play by American playwright David Henry Hwang. The play depicts an African-American maid living in a Chinese home in Los Angeles and her double life. The play ...more

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Bondage David Henry Hwang Bondage is a 1992 play by American playwright David Henry Hwang. It deals with issues of race and racial stereotypes by placing a fully disguised man and woman in an S and M parlor playing out ...more

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Face Value David Henry Hwang Face Value was a 1993 play by American playwright David Henry Hwang. It was to be the second Broadway production of the playwright's work, but it closed in previews on March 14, 1993. The ...more

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Family Devotions David Henry Hwang Family Devotions is a 1981 play by American playwright David Henry Hwang. Hwang's third play, it depicts the clash of West and East within three generations of an Americanized Chinese family ...more

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FOB David Henry Hwang FOB is a 1980 Obie Award-winning play by American playwright David Henry Hwang. Hwang's first play, it depicts the contrasts and conflicts between established Asian Americans and "fresh off ...more

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Golden Child David Henry Hwang Golden Child is a play by American playwright David Henry Hwang. Hwang's second Broadway play, it depicts an early twentieth-century Chinese family being faced with Westernization. The play was ...more

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Jade Flowerpots and Bound Feet David Henry Hwang Jade Flowerpots and Bound Feet is a 2001 play by American playwright David Henry Hwang. It deals with a Caucasian woman passing herself off as a minority for a book sell to a major publishing ...more

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M. Butterfly David Henry Hwang M. Butterfly is a 1988 play by David Henry Hwang loosely based on the relationship between French diplomat Bernard Boursicot and Shi Pei Pu, a male Peking opera singer. The play premiered on ...more

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Peer Gynt David Henry Hwang Peer Gynt is a 1998 theatrical adaptation of Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen's classic play Peer Gynt by American playwright David Henry Hwang and Swiss director Stephan Muller. Combining many ...more

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Rich Relations David Henry Hwang Rich Relations is a 1986 play by American playwright David Henry Hwang. Hwang's first play with all non-Asian characters, it depicts the rich WASP Orr family and the damage within from parent to ...more

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Sound and Beauty David Henry Hwang Sound and Beauty is the omnibus title of two plays by American playwright David Henry Hwang. Hwang's fourth play, The House of Sleeping Beauties, was adapted from Yasunari Kawabata's novella ...more

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The Dance and the Railroad David Henry Hwang The Dance and the Railroad is a 1981 play by American playwright David Henry Hwang. Hwang's second play, it depicts a strike in a coolie railroad labor camp in the mid-nineteenth century. The ...more

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The House of Sleeping Beauties David Henry Hwang The House of Sleeping Beauties is a 1983 play by American playwright David Henry Hwang. Hwang's fourth play, it is an adaptation of Yasunari Kawabata's novella House of the Sleeping Beauties. ...more

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The Sound of a Voice David Henry Hwang The Sound of a Voice is a 1983 play by American playwright David Henry Hwang. Hwang's fifth play, it is an original ghost story inspired by Japanese folk stories, films, and Noh theater. The ...more

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Tibet Through the Red Box David Henry Hwang Tibet Through the Red Box is a 2004 theatrical adaptation of author Peter Sis' children's book by American playwright David Henry Hwang. It tells of a boy growing up in Prague into the 1950s. It ...more

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David Henry Hwang Trying to Find Chinatown is a 1996 play by American playwright David Henry Hwang. It deals with issues of racial identity by pitting an Asian street musician against a Caucasian man who claims ...more

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Yellow Face David Henry Hwang Yellow Face is a play by David Henry Hwang, featuring the author himself as the protagonist. It premiered in Los Angeles at the Mark Taper Forum in association with East West Players and had its ...more