Theatre & Dance Program
David Henry Hwang

David Henry Hwang

Updating Problem Plays

November 11, 2019 | 7:00 PM

David Henry Hwang, author of M Butterfly, Yellow Face and the new musical Soft Power, is one of the most famous playwrights in America. Hwang will join us for a special Prologue about his career, and then lead up a discussion with the director of Around the World in 80 Days, Lavina Jadhwani, and Dartmouth scholar Monica Ndounou, about the complexities of updating problematic plays from centuries past.


This event is co-presented with: