In just a couple of weeks, Berkeley Rep will get the Bay Area speaking CHINGLISH when this Broadway comedy makes its West Coast premiere. Following the California engagement, this hilarious new play from Tony Award-winner David Henry Hwang
heads to Hong Kong, the first time that Berkeley Rep will ever take a show to Asia. Chinglish begins previews on August 24, opens on August 29, and runs through July 15.
Check out photos of Tony Award-winning playwright David Henry Hwang
and Obie Award-winning director Leigh Silverman
in rehearsal with the cast below!
CHINGLISH features designs by David Korins
(sets), Anita Yavich
(costumes), Brian MacDevitt
(lighting), Darron L West
(sound), and Jeff Sugg
and Shawn Duan
(projections). The play stars Vivian Chiu
, Celeste Den, Michelle Krusiec, Austin Ku
, Alex Moggridge
, Brian Nishii
, and Larry Lei Zhang
Berkeley Repertory Theatre's Roda Theatre is located at 2015 Addison Street at Shattuck, Berkeley, Calif. CHINGLISH will run August 24 – October 7, 2012. For tickets and information, visit berkeleyrep.org.
Photo credit: Cheshire Isaacs
At Berkeley Rep, Tony Award-winning playwright David Henry Hwang and Obie Award-winning director Leigh Silverman lead a rehearsal for Chinglish, a new comedy having its West Coast premiere here before heading for Hong Kong.
David Henry Hwang and Leigh Silverman
Actors Brian Nishii and Alex Moggridge rehearse with David Henry Hwang and Leigh Silverman
Alex Moggridge rehearses with Leigh Silverman and David Henry Hwang
Brian Nishii and Alex Moggridge (seen in the foreground) rehearse with David Henry Hwang and Leigh Silverman (centered in the background)
Leigh Silverman leads a rehearsal for Chinglish