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Playwright David Henry Hwang in conversation with Gregory Mosher and Jean Howard

Past Series, The Writing Lives Series

dateFebruary 20, 2013 timeWednesday, 6:15pm EST location The Kraft Center, Rennert Hall, Columbia University
  • Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race
  • School of the Arts
  • Free and open to the public
  • First come, first seated

David Henry Hwang, Tony award-winning playwright of such plays as M. Butterfly, Yellow Face, Golden Child, and Chinglish, will visit Columbia to discuss his work, including Kung Fu (inspired by the life of Bruce Lee), which will premiere this spring at the Signature Theatre Company.

Joining him in conversation will be the theater director and Columbia professor Gregory Mosher, former head of both the Lincoln Center and Goodman Theatres, and Jean Howard, George Delacorte Professor in the Humanities at Columbia and a prominent theater scholar.