Chinglish at The Goodman: A New Comedy from the Author of M. Butterfly
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The last date listed for Chinglish was Sunday July 3, 2011 / 2:00pm.
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Featured review from Arts LoverRed Velvet
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My friends and I are looking to go again! Witty, funny, fast-moving - a linguistic treat! Then, of course, is the cultural examination. As an Asian-American, I found myself pondering all the profound subtleties that were captured and embedded in the show. However, you don't have to be Asian at all to have appreciated it - as evidenced by the make-up of the audience enjoying themselves on Saturday night - given the interesting display and contrast of Chinese as well as Western traditions and mores. Well casted with sharp spot-on acting by all; clean, undistracting scenery. All in all, loved how clever, smart and tightly produced on all levels the entire show was. English subtitles for Mandarin portions.
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Great storyline and humor! Actors did an amazing job. Stage decorations/scene/props were very creative, especially the hotel scene. There is one 15 minute intermission after 1hr 15 mins of the play. There are translations with super titles for...continued
By David Henry Hwang
Directed by Leigh Silverman
Chinglish is about the challenges of doing business in a culture whose language and ways of communicating are worlds apart from our own. See it now before it heads to New York!