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  • A bona fide breakout role for 'Chinglish' star

    A bona fide breakout role for 'Chinglish' star
    David Henry Hwang's smart and enormously witty "Chinglish" is one of the first major U.S. plays to address the rising economic power of China, as well as America's attempts to benefit from that new money. Currently in a world premiere at the Goodman...
  • Sondheim, and not only he, heads to Chicago Shakespeare

    It was an afternoon to remember at Chicago Shakespeare Theater. In the same audience for the Sunday matinee of Gary Griffin's production of "Follies" were the much-awarded playwright David Henry Hwang, the British theatrical giant Sir Peter Hall and...
  • Broadway casting set for 'Chinglish'

    The entire Goodman Theatre cast of David Henry Hwang's “Chinglish” will reprise their roles on Broadway this fall. With one exception. The central role of Daniel, played at the Goodman by James Waterston, will now be played by Gary Wilmes....
  • Broadway for fall 2011: 'Follies,' 'Godspell,' 'Chinglish' and 'On a Clear Day'

    Broadway for fall 2011: 'Follies,' 'Godspell,' 'Chinglish' and 'On a Clear Day'
    — The fall on Broadway started early this year. And auspiciously. Transferring from the Kennedy Center in Washington, Eric Schaeffer's lush, raw and moving revival of "Follies," the classic 1971 musical by James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim, set the...
  • Two worthy new summer plays: 'Chinglish' and 'The Homosexuals'

    Two worthy new summer plays: 'Chinglish' and 'The Homosexuals'
    Just as the sun starts coming out in Chicago, so do a couple of terrific new plays. The Goodman Theatre is just completing a season dominated by ambitious world premieres: "Stage Kiss" from Sarah Ruhl, "Mary" by Thomas Bradshaw, "El Nogalar" by Tanya...
  • Southern California Close-Ups: Downtown Los Angeles

    Southern California Close-Ups: Downtown Los Angeles
      First published on Jan. 30, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012. The tourists think big. Arriving in Southern California, they expect to conquer Disneyland and Hollywood, perhaps on the same day, in between the surfing and snowboarding. Then...
  • Planning your tip to downtown Los Angeles

    Planning your tip to downtown Los Angeles
    Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, 900 Exposition Blvd., Los Angeles; (213) 763-3466, www.nhm.org. Central Library, 630 W. 5th St., Los Angeles; (213) 228-7000, www.lapl.org/central. Bottega Louie Restaurant & Gourmet Market, 700 S. Grand...
  • Long Beach Opera's Andreas Mitisek adds a new post in Chicago

     
    Defying the conventional wisdom that two heads are better than one, Long Beach Opera and Chicago Opera Theater announced Wednesday that the adventurous Southern California company’s general director, Andreas Mitisek, will do double duty starting...
  • Eiko Ishioka, designer for 'Spider-Man' and Cirque, dies at 73

     
    Eiko Ishioka, the celebrated Japanese designer, has died at age 73. Her work included Broadway's "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," Cirque du Soleil's "Varekai" and the movie "Bram Stoker's Dracula," for which she won an Oscar....
  • Theater review: 'Three Year Swim Club' at East West Players

     
    Margaret Gray reviews East West Players' production of "Three Year Swim Club."...
  • David Henry Hwang confronts the language barrier in 'Chinglish'

     
    David Henry Hwang talks about his new play, "Chinglish," which opens Oct. 27 on Broadway...
  • Theater review: 'Mysterious Skin' at East West Players

     
    It’s not outer space but inner demons that menace in “Mysterious Skin,” the dark drama now staged by East West Players at the David Henry Hwang Theater. Nerdy Brian (Scott Keiji Takeda) believes he was abducted by aliens at the......