Golden Child / Edition 1

Golden Child / Edition 1

by David Henry Hwang
ISBN-10:
1559361581
ISBN-13:
9781559361583
Pub. Date:
11/01/1998
Publisher:
Theatre Communications Group

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Golden Child / Edition 1

“A vivid, moving play in perfect command of its eternal theme of family and change.” – Wall Street Journal

“Written with insight, compassion, and a sharp eye for the unintended consequences of clashing cultures, Golden Child is one of Hwang’s best works, as entertaining as it is thought-provoking.” – Backstage

David Henry Hwang draws on the true stories told to him by his grandmother of his great-grandfather’s break with Confucian tradition by his conversion to Christianity, and the eventual unbinding of his daughter’s feet. A “skillfully-told story that engages the emotions as well as the brain,” Golden Child explores the impact of these decisions on each of his great-grandfather’s three wives, and succeeding generations ( Entertainment Focus ).

David Henry Hwang is the author of the Tony Award-winning M. Butterfly , Yellow Face (OBIE Award, 2008 Pulitzer Prize finalist), Golden Child (1997 OBIE Award), FOB (1981 OBIE Award), Family Devotions (Drama Desk nomination), and the books for musicals Aida ( co-author), Flower Drum Song (2002 Broadway revival), and Tarzan , among other works. David Henry Hwang graduated from Stanford University, attended the Yale School of Drama, and holds honorary degrees from Columbia College in Chicago and The American Conservatory Theatre. He lives in New York City with his wife, actress Kathryn Layng, and their children, Noah David and Eva Veanne.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781559361583
Publisher: Theatre Communications Group
Publication date: 11/01/1998
Edition description: 1 ED
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 1,325,550
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.20(d)

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