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Chay Yew

Yew's plays include Porcelain, A Language of Their Own, Red, Wonderland, As If He Hears, A Beautiful Country, Malaya, and Question 27, Question 28. He also adapted Lorca's The House of Bernarda Alba; his performance text includes Home: Places Between Asia and America. His work has been produced by the New York Shakespeare Festival's Public Theater, Royal Court Theatre (London), Long Wharf Theatre, Manhattan Theatre Club, La Jolla Playhouse, Intiman Theatre, Portland Center Stage, East West Players, Dallas Theater Center, Cornerstone Theatre Company, The Group Theatre, and TheatreWorks (Singapore), to name a few. He is the recipient of the London Fringe Award, George and Elisabeth Marton Playwriting Award, GLAAD Media Award, APGF Community Visibility Award, Drama-Logue Award, and the Robert Chesley Award, among many other honors and grants. Mr. Yew has produced the Mark Taper Forum's Taper, Too season from 2000 to the present. A member of New Dramatists and The Dramatists Guild, he is concurrently the Director of the Asian Theatre Workshop at the Taper and the Artistic Director of Northwest Asian American Theatre/The Black Box in Seattle.


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