M. Butterfly: Theater Pizzazz

////M. Butterfly: Theater Pizzazz

M. Butterfly: Theater Pizzazz

Almost thirty years since it first fluttered onto the stage, M. Butterfly is back on Broadway, in a stunning production directed by Julie Taymor. Playwright David Henry Hwang has made some minor revisions, but the play still packs the dramatic wallop it did in 1988, when it won the Tony Award for Best Play.

Loosely based on a true story, Butterfly spans twenty-odd years as French diplomat Rene Gallimard (Clive Owen) looks back from his Parisian prison cell in 1986 to the time he was stationed in China. His memories are dominated by his affair with Peking Opera star Song Liling (Jin Ha), also known …

From Theater Pizzazz review by Michael Bracken. Click here for the complete review.

By | 2017-10-28T13:13:52+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Theatre|0 Comments

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