Award-winning Actor and San Francisco Native Francis Jue Will Portray the Monk in San Francisco Opera’s Production of Bright Sheng and David Henry Hwang’s DREAM OF THE RED CHAMBER, June 14–July 3

San Francisco Opera presents Bright Sheng and David Henry Hwang’s Dream of the Red Chamber from June 14-July 3 at the War Memorial Opera House. The musical retelling of the 18th-century novel by Cao Xueqin, one of China’s literary masterworks, played to sold-out audiences during its initial run at San Francisco Opera in 2016 and has since garnered international acclaim through presentations at the 2017 … Continue reading Award-winning Actor and San Francisco Native Francis Jue Will Portray the Monk in San Francisco Opera’s Production of Bright Sheng and David Henry Hwang’s DREAM OF THE RED CHAMBER, June 14–July 3

Tony Award Winner David Henry Hwang is the 2022 Lucille Lortel Playwrights’ Sidewalk Inductee; Deirdre O’Connell will Receive the Lifetime Achievement Award

The Lucille Lortel Awards, the preeminent honor presented exclusively to recognize Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway, have confirmed their return to a LIVE in-person celebration on Sunday, May 1, 2022, at 7:00PM at NYU Skirball. All New York University guidelines regarding COVID-19 at the time of the event will be enforced. Tony Award winning playwright David Henry Hwang will be inducted onto the famed Playwrights’ Sidewalk in … Continue reading Tony Award Winner David Henry Hwang is the 2022 Lucille Lortel Playwrights’ Sidewalk Inductee; Deirdre O’Connell will Receive the Lifetime Achievement Award

David Henry Hwang and Adam Gwon Are New Dramatists Guild Council Members

The Dramatists Guild of America has welcomed Adam Gwon and David Henry Hwang to its Council. The Guild is governed by a board of directors (Council) elected from its membership. These writers, in various stages of their theatrical careers, meet monthly to decide policy for the Guild. “We are thrilled to welcome Adam Gwon onto Council and David Henry Hwang back onto Council,” shared DG … Continue reading David Henry Hwang and Adam Gwon Are New Dramatists Guild Council Members

Watch: Year of the Tiger Celebration with the DNC Featuring Vice President Kamala Harris, DNC Chair Jaime Harrison, DNC Deputy Executive Director Roger Lau, DNC Vice Chair Sen. Tammy Duckworth, DNC AAPI Caucus Chair Bel Leong-Hong, Rep. Judy Chu, Rep. Grace Meng, Rep. Andy Kim, Rep. Ted Lieu, Rep. Pramila Jayapal, Lilan Bowden, David Henry Hwang, Lisa Ling,  Daniel Dae Kim, Timothy Huang, BD Wong, Philippa Soo, Ali Ewoldt, Raymond J. Lee and more

The DNC AAPI Caucus is hosting a virtual Lunar New Year celebration on Thursday, Feb. 10, at 7pm ET / 4pm PT to welcome the Year of the Tiger. The event is hosted in partnership with NextShark, a leading AAPI-focused media company and produced by Enfranchisement, and will be hosted and co-streamed on the DNC YouTube channel and NextShark’s Facebook page. The celebration will feature special appearances … Continue reading Watch: Year of the Tiger Celebration with the DNC Featuring Vice President Kamala Harris, DNC Chair Jaime Harrison, DNC Deputy Executive Director Roger Lau, DNC Vice Chair Sen. Tammy Duckworth, DNC AAPI Caucus Chair Bel Leong-Hong, Rep. Judy Chu, Rep. Grace Meng, Rep. Andy Kim, Rep. Ted Lieu, Rep. Pramila Jayapal, Lilan Bowden, David Henry Hwang, Lisa Ling,  Daniel Dae Kim, Timothy Huang, BD Wong, Philippa Soo, Ali Ewoldt, Raymond J. Lee and more

The Santa Fe Opera to Present World Premiere of Huang Ruo and David Henry Hwang’s M. BUTTERFLY on Jul. 30, Aug. 3, 12, 18 and 24

M. BUTTERFLY 蝴蝶君Love has no boundaries. Rounding out the Santa Fe Opera’s 2022 Season will be the world premiere of Huang Ruo and David Henry Hwang’s M. Butterfly on July 30, 2022. The piece is the company 18th world premiere, further building upon a long legacy of commissioning new works. It is based upon Hwang’s Tony Award-winning play of the same name, inspired by the true story of a French diplomat who carried … Continue reading The Santa Fe Opera to Present World Premiere of Huang Ruo and David Henry Hwang’s M. BUTTERFLY on Jul. 30, Aug. 3, 12, 18 and 24

Opening Night Photos: Signature Theatre Extends Anna Deavere Smith’s TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992, Featuring Francis Jue, Elena Hurst, Wesley T. Jones, Karl Kenzler, and Tiffany Rachelle Stewart through Nov. 21

Signature Theatre has announced a one-week extension for Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992, National Humanities Medal-recipient Anna Deavere Smith’s gathering of voices surrounding the 1992 L.A. civil unrest in a complex portrait of a city’s racial anguish. The production, directed by Taibi Magar and now running through November 21 at Signature’s Irene Diamond Stage, brings five performers into its dissonant chorus-a bold ensemble vision of a work that was first … Continue reading Opening Night Photos: Signature Theatre Extends Anna Deavere Smith’s TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992, Featuring Francis Jue, Elena Hurst, Wesley T. Jones, Karl Kenzler, and Tiffany Rachelle Stewart through Nov. 21

Kelly Marie Tran and Tony Award® Winner David Henry Hwang and Original Cast Members of His and Jeanine Tesori’s SOFT POWER Including Billy Bustamante, Francis Jue, Jon Hoche, Paul HeeSang Miller, Kendyl Ito, Austin Ku, Raymond J. Lee, Jaygee Macapugay, Kristen Faith Oei, Emily Stillings, Kyra Smith, and John Yi, Perform in Kennedy Center’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert Airing on PBS on Oct. 1

Kelly Marie Tran and Tony Award® Winner David Henry Hwang and Original Cast Members of His and Jeanine Tesori’s SOFT POWER Including Billy Bustamante, Francis Jue, Jon Hoche, Paul HeeSang Miller, Kendyl Ito, Austin Ku, Raymond J. Lee, Jaygee Macapugay, Kristen Faith Oei, Emily Stillings, Kyra Smith, and John Yi, Perform in Kennedy Center’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert Airing on PBS on Oct. 1 Continue reading Kelly Marie Tran and Tony Award® Winner David Henry Hwang and Original Cast Members of His and Jeanine Tesori’s SOFT POWER Including Billy Bustamante, Francis Jue, Jon Hoche, Paul HeeSang Miller, Kendyl Ito, Austin Ku, Raymond J. Lee, Jaygee Macapugay, Kristen Faith Oei, Emily Stillings, Kyra Smith, and John Yi, Perform in Kennedy Center’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert Airing on PBS on Oct. 1

Tony Award® Winner David Henry Hwang and Original Cast Members of His and Jeanine Tesori’s SOFT POWER Set for Kennedy Center’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert on Sept. 14; To Be Broadcast Nationwide on PBS on Oct. 1

(WASHINGTON) — The Kennedy Center’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert, to be held on September 14 in the Concert Hall, will now be broadcast across the nation on October 1 at 9 p.m. ET as THE KENNEDY CENTER at 50 on PBS, PBS.org, and the PBS video app. Echoing “An American Pageant for the Arts,” the 1962 fundraising telecast for the National Cultural Center hosted by … Continue reading Tony Award® Winner David Henry Hwang and Original Cast Members of His and Jeanine Tesori’s SOFT POWER Set for Kennedy Center’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert on Sept. 14; To Be Broadcast Nationwide on PBS on Oct. 1

May 27: Quiet Before: Unearthing Anti-Asian Violence Series- Culture Panel Featuring David Henry Hwang, Herb Tam, Lu Zhang, Ken Leung,Trisha Lagaso Goldberg, Ursula Liang, Yng Ru Chen, and Athena Robles 

In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month in May 2021, Quiet Before: Unearthing Anti-Asian Violence is a six-part series of virtual programming dedicated to examining Anti-Asian violence from its many complex angles. On Thursday, May 27 at 6PM EST the CULTURE panel will be moderated by Athena Robles, Artist, Double A Projects, and feature David Henry Hwang, Playwright, M. Butterfly, Chinglish, Yellow Face, Herb Tam and … Continue reading May 27: Quiet Before: Unearthing Anti-Asian Violence Series- Culture Panel Featuring David Henry Hwang, Herb Tam, Lu Zhang, Ken Leung,Trisha Lagaso Goldberg, Ursula Liang, Yng Ru Chen, and Athena Robles 

May 24: #AAPI Stronger Featuring Rep. Judy Chu, Rep. Grace Meng, Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, Rep. Ted Lieu, Michelle Kwan, Daniel Dae Kim, Ming-Na Wen, Lou Diamond Phillips, Tia Carrere, Arianna Afsar, Nina Davuluri, Sakina Jaffrey, Hudson Yang, Tzi Ma, Peilin Chou, David Henry Hwang, Sheetal Sheth, Senator Tammy Duckworth, DNC Chairman Jaime Harrison, and DNC AAPI Caucus Bel Leong-Hong

The Democratic National Committee, DNC AAPI National Caucus and CAPAC are presenting #AAPI Stronger on Monday, May 24 at 3:30pm PST/6:30pm EST. Click here to RSVP. It has been a milestone year for the AAPI community. We went from marginalized to the margin of victory, served on the frontlines of the pandemic, stood up to anti-asian hate, and found strength in our collective voices. We are just … Continue reading May 24: #AAPI Stronger Featuring Rep. Judy Chu, Rep. Grace Meng, Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, Rep. Ted Lieu, Michelle Kwan, Daniel Dae Kim, Ming-Na Wen, Lou Diamond Phillips, Tia Carrere, Arianna Afsar, Nina Davuluri, Sakina Jaffrey, Hudson Yang, Tzi Ma, Peilin Chou, David Henry Hwang, Sheetal Sheth, Senator Tammy Duckworth, DNC Chairman Jaime Harrison, and DNC AAPI Caucus Bel Leong-Hong