David Henry Hwang is an American playwright, librettist, and screenwriter. Hilton Als of The New Yorker has described him as "the most successful Chinese-American playwright this country has produced." He has won the Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle John Gassner, and LADCC Awards for his Broadway debut, M. Butterfly (Eugene O'Neill Theatre).
Other Broadway works include Chinglish and Golden Child (Longacre Theatre), Tarzan (Richard Rodgers Theatre), Flower Drum Song (Virginia Theatre), and Aida (Palace Theatre). Off-Broadway works include Kung Fu (Irene Diamond Stage), Rich Relations (McGinn-Cazale Theatre), Sound & Beauty (LuEsther Hall), Family Devotions (Newman Theater), The Dance and The Railroad (Anspacher Theater), and Yellow Face and his OBIE Award-winning FOB (Martinson Hall).
Other theatre works include The Mysteries (Flea Theater), The Square (Center Theatre), Trying to Find Chinatown and Bondage (Actors Theatre of Louisville), and his Drama-Logue Award-winning The Sound of a Voice (Court Theatre).