Yellow face / [by David Henry Hwang], 2007.


Hwang, David Henry, 1957-. Yellow face / [by David Henry Hwang], 2007.

Yellow face / [by David Henry Hwang], 2007.

Autobiographical work in which playwright Henry David Hwang examines the dilemma of Asian Americans in the performing arts. The play makes reference to his own earlier works M. Butterfly and Face value, and to the controversy surrounding the casting of Welsh actor Jonathan Pryce as a Eurasian character in the 1990 Broadway musical Miss Saigon. Typescript, dated Dec. 5, 2007. Lightly marked with ink. Used by The New York Public Library's Theatre on Film and Tape Archive on Dec. 13, 2007, when videotaping the stage production at the Joseph Papp Public Theatre, New York, N.Y. The production opened on Dec. 10, 2007, and was directed by Leigh Silverman.

96 leaves ; 28 cm.

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