Posts tagged "David Henry Hwang"

"Family Devotions" (Halcyon Theatre): PrAys on Dark Comedy!

"Family Devotions" (Halcyon Theatre): PrAys on Dark Comedy!
Olivia Newton John prodding people to ‘get physical.’  A mechanical tennis server lobbing balls.  A cult-like fervor damning non-Jesus fanatics.  Three generations of Chinese-Americans assimilate to a California lifestyle.  Halcyon Theatre presents FAMILY DEVOTIONS.  The family is having Chinese for dinner!  Not off the menu, off the boat.  The clan is gathering to welcome a... Read more »

BROADWAY-BOUND "CHINGLISH": SEE IT HERE FIRST, EXTENDED THRU JULY 31st!

 Recently, I ordered a Manhattan in Chinatown.  My server had limited language skills to handle an off-the-menu beverage request.  I thought I did pretty well describing the drink until it arrived at the table with an olive in it.  Goodman Theatre presents CHINGLISH. An Ohio businessman struggles to negotiate a deal with the Chinese minister.... Read more »

EXTENDED THRU July 31st"YELLOW FACE": Masking Reality with Colorful Lunacy

Audio Podcast at ITUNES Chicago Theatre Reviews for Week of June 23rd Narrated by Joshua Volkers   Silk Road Theatre, in association with Goodman Theatre, presentsYELLOW FACEReviewed by Katy WalshAn actor becomes an ambassador for the Asian community.  He uses his celebrity status to draw attention to the government’s unethical scrutiny of Chinese-Americans.  Speaking as an actor of... Read more »
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