M. Butterfly: David Henry Hwang's Tony Winning-Play from Custom Made Theatre Company
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I've seen this on Broadway and prefer this intimate version. In addition, I was impressed with both the acting and staging. And, of course, the script is just wonderful. My only quibble is with the strained and unsuccessful attempt at...continued
Custom Made presents a dynamic new staging of David Henery Hwang’s modern classic.
A French diplomat carried on a twenty-year affair with a Chinese actor and opera singer, not realizing that his partner was a man masquerading as a woman. From these basic facts comes a sensational drama that wonders how such a fantasy can take hold, and what illusions exist between men and women, as well as between East and West.
Interwoven with the Puccini opera, “M. Butterfly” is a timeless, and highly theatrical, story of love and betrayal.
Directed by Stuart Bousel *
*Starring: Xanadu Bruggers, Sean Fenton, Rik Lopes, Kai Morrison, Karen Offereins, Kira Shaw and Paul Stout
About the Ticket Supplier: Custom Made Theatre Co.
Winner of multiple SF Bay Critic Circle awards, including the Best Overall Play of 2012 (Edward Albee’s The Play About the Baby), The Custom Made Theatre Co. is a San Francisco-based not-for-profit theatre dedicated to ensemble-based, socially relevant productions. Custom Made, now in its 16th season, is the managing company of the Gough Street Playhouse, an intimate thrust theatre, where the company presents a six play season, along with numerous free readings, workshops and classes.