From The Mountaintop to The Columnist, A Look at the 2011-12 Broadway Season: The Plays

By Playbill Staff
24 Mar 2012

Show: Chinglish
Theatre: Longacre Theatre
Preview: Oct. 11, 2011
Opening: Oct. 27, 2011
Closing: Jan. 29, 2012
Creators: Play by David Henry Hwang. Direction by Leigh Silverman.
Original Principal Cast: Jennifer Lim as Xi Yan, Gary Wilmes as Daniel Cavanaugh, Angela Lin as Miss Qian/Prosecutor Li, Christine Lin as Miss Zhao, Stephen Pucci as Peter Timms, Johnny Wu as Bing/Judge Xu Geming and Larry Lei Zhang as Minister Cai Guoliang.
Synopsis: According to the producers, "Chinglish is the new comedy about the misadventures of miscommunication. It is the story of an American businessman desperate to launch a new enterprise in China. There are only three things standing in his way: He can't speak the language. He can't learn the customs. And he's falling in love with the one woman he absolutely can't have."

Check out pictures from opening night.

Watch highlights from the production: