ConFest: TRANSLATION & LANGUAGE AS A REVOLUTIONARY ACT, PART III
About David Henry Hwang
A Conversation with
David Henry Hwang
Playwright & Chairman, American Theatre Wing
Moderated by Jamil Khoury
Chief Programming Officer & Founding Artistic Director, Silk Road Rising
David Henry Hwang, celebrated Asian American playwright and Chairman of the American Theatre Wing, brings a wealth of experience to the revolutionary act of expanding the American story. In this candid conversation with Silk Road Rising’s Founding Artistic Director Jamil Khoury, Hwang will respond to questions about representation, yellowface, our evolving Asian American identity politics, when is it cultural appropriation and when is it not, the challenges and rewards of creating art in China, and the general state of the American theater as it wrestles with becoming more inclusive.
Recommended for all ages.