This edition: Julie Taymor, Clive Owen And David Henry Hwang On M. Butterfly
Original tape date: November 6, 2017.
First aired: December 7, 2017.
Watch three masters of the stage and screen - Tony Award-winning director of theater, opera and film Julie Taymor; Academy Award-nominee and Golden Globe-winning actor Clive Owen; and Tony and Obie Award-winning playwright David Henry Hwang. In conversation with The New York Times theater reporter Michael Paulson, the trio discuss Hwang's modern classic, ""M. Butterfly,"" which charts the scandalous romance between a married French diplomat and a mysterious Chinese opera singer - a remarkable love story of international espionage and personal betrayal. Taped: November 6, 2017.
David Henry Hwang Playwright, “M Butterfly”
Michael Paulson Theater Reporter, The New York Times
Julie Taymor Director, “M Butterfly”