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Yellow face / 2007.

Author: David Henry HwangOskar EustisLeigh SilvermanNew York Shakespeare Festival Public Theater.Center Theatre Group of Los Angeles.All authors
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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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.
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Genre/Form: Scripts
Drama
Named Person: David Henry Hwang; Jonathan Pryce; David Henry Hwang; David Henry Hwang; Claude-Michel Schönberg
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: David Henry Hwang; Oskar Eustis; Leigh Silverman; New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theater.; Center Theatre Group of Los Angeles.; New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Billy Rose Theatre Division. Theatre on Film and Tape Archive.
OCLC Number: 692797040
Description: 96 leaves ; 28 cm.
Other Titles: Yellowface
Responsibility: [by David Henry Hwang],

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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.

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