M. Butterfly

M. Butterfly

John Lithgow and B.D. Wong recreate their original roles from the Tony® Award-winning production of David Henry Hwang’s play. Inspired by an actual espionage scandal, a French diplomat discovers the startling truth about his Chinese mistress.

An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance starring:

Margaret Cho as Comrade Chin/Suzuki/Shu-Fang
David Dukes as M. Toulon/Man/Judge
Joanna Frank as Helga
Arye Gross as Marc/Man/Consul Sharpless
Kathryn Layng as Renee/Woman at Party/Girl
John Lithgow as Rene Gallimard
B.D. Wong as Song Liling

Original music composed by Lucia Hwong.

Directed by Steve Albrezzi. Recorded before a live audience at the DoubleTree Suites, Santa Monica in June of 1996.

“Hearing two such accomplished actors in parts they have mastered is a rare treat…L.A. Theatre Works is producing radio drama to rival the quality work of the BBC.” — AudioFile Magazine

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978 1 58081 177 4

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David Henry Hwang


Margaret Cho, David Dukes, Joanna Frank, Arye Gross, Kathryn Layng, John Lithgow, B.D. Wong

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