David Henry Hwang

David Henry Hwang (Executive Producer, Script Advisor): David Henry Hwang is a playwright, screenwriter, and librettist, whose best-known works include the Tony Award-winning M. Butterfly and the international musical hit, AIDA (co-written, with music and lyrics by Elton John & Tim Rice). He is the author of six Broadway shows and six Off-Broadway plays, including Yellow Face, Golden Child, FOB, Disney’s Tarzan, and the remake of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Flower Drum Song. He penned the screenplays for M. Butterfly, Golden Gate, and Possession (co-writer), and is the most-produced living opera librettist in America. Mr. Hwang is a Tony Award winner and three-time nominee, a three-time Obie Award winner, and has twice been a Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Drama. His newest play, Chinglish, will open in Chicago and on Broadway in 2011.

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