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David Henry Hwang
David Henry Hwang (born August 11, 1957) is an American playwright A playwright or dramatist is a person who writes play Play most commonly refers to: * Play (activity), an activity done for enjoyment * Play (theatre), a work of drama Play may refer also to: Computers and technology * Google Play, a digital c ..., librettist A libretto (Italian for "booklet") is the text used in, or intended for, an extended musical work such as an opera Opera is a form of theatre Theatre or theater is a collaborative form of performing art that uses live performers, u ..., screenwriter A screenplay writer (also called screenwriter for short), scriptwriter or scenarist, is a writer who practices the craft of screenwriting, writing screenplays on which mass media, such as films, television programs and video games, are based. ..., and theater Theatre or theater is a collaborative form of performing art The performing arts are arts such as music, dance, and ...
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Los Angeles
Los Angeles ( ; xgf, Tovaangar; es, Los Ángeles, , ), commonly referred to by the initialism An acronym is a word In linguistics, a word of a spoken language can be defined as the smallest sequence of phonemes that can be uttered in isolation with semantic, objective or pragmatics, practical meaning (linguistics), meaning. In ma ... L.A., is the largest city The United Nations The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization that aims to maintain international peace and international security, security, develop friendly relations among nations, achieve international cooperation, ... in California California is a state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly magazine published by the U.S. Department of State * The State (newspaper), ''The State'' (newspaper), a daily newspaper i .... With a 2020 population of 3,898,747, it is the second-largest city in the United States ...
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Screenwriter
A screenplay writer (also called screenwriter for short), scriptwriter or scenarist, is a writer who practices the craft of screenwriting, writing screenplays on which mass media, such as films, television programs and video games, are based. Terminology In the silent era, writers now considered screenwriters were denoted by terms such as photoplaywright, photoplay writer, photoplay dramatist and screen-playwright.Steven Maras. ''Screenwriting: History, Theory and Practice.'' Wallflower Press, 2009. pp. 82-85. Screenwriting historian Steven Maras notes that these early writers were often understood as being the authors of the films as shown, and argues that they cannot be precisely equated with present-day screenwriters because they were responsible for a technical product, a brief "film scenario, scenario", "treatment" or "synopsis" that is a written synopsis of what is to be filmed. Profession Screenwriting is a freelance profession. No education is required to be a prof ...
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Chinese American
Chinese Americans are Americans Americans are the and of the .; ; ''Ricketts v. Attorney General''897 F.3d 491, 494 n.3 (3d Cir. 2018) (" and are not ous. While all citizens are nationals, not all nationals are citizens."); ''United States v. Morin''80 F.3d 124, 126 (4th ... of Chinese Chinese can refer to: * Something related to China China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a country in East Asia. It is the List of countries and dependencies by population, world's most populous country, with a populat ... ancestry. Chinese Americans constitute one group of overseas Chinese Overseas Chinese () refers to people of Chinese Chinese can refer to: * Something related to China China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a country in East Asia. It is the List of countries and dependencies by populat ... and they also constitute a subgroup of East Asian Americans, who also constitute a subgroup of Asian Americans As ...
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María Irene Fornés
María Irene Fornés (May 14, 1930 – October 30, 2018) was a Cuban-American playwright and director, notable in off-off-Broadway in the 1960s. She was first inspired to write while living with Susan Sontag, whom she encouraged at a difficult moment in Sontag’s own writing career. Fornés’ plays range widely in subject-matter, but often relate to the impact of economic conditions on personal relationships. Fornés won many Obie Award, Obie Theatre Awards and was also a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. Biography Early life Fornés was born in Havana, Cuba, and immigrated to the United States at the age of 15, with her mother, Carmen Collado Fornés and sister, Margarita Fornés Lapinel, after her father, Carlos Fornés, died in 1945. Irene has two older sisters, Margarita and Carmencita, and three older brothers, Rafael (noted cartoonist), Hector and Raul. She became a U.S. citizen in 1951.Strassler, Dou"2009 NYIT Honorary Recipients Reached Out to Others to Help Themsel ...
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Sam Shepard
Samuel Shepard Rogers III (November 5, 1943 – July 27, 2017) was an American actor, playwright, author, screenwriter, and director whose career spanned half a century. He won ten Obie Award The Obie Awards or Off-Broadway Theater Awards are annual awards originally given by ''The Village Voice ''The Village Voice'' was an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly. Founded in ...s for writing and directing, the most by any writer or director. He wrote 58 plays as well as several books of short stories, essays, and memoirs. Shepard received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama The Pulitzer Prize for Drama is one of the seven American Pulitzer Prizes that are annually awarded for Letters, Drama, and Music. It is one of the original Pulitzers, for the program was inaugurated in 1917 with seven prizes, four of which were awa ... in 1979 for his play ''Buried Child ''Buried Child'' is a play written by Sam Shepard that was fir ...
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Coalition Of Asian Pacifics In Entertainment
The Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment (CAPE) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that advocates for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the entertainment industry. Established in 1991, CAPE "champions diversity by educating, connecting, and empowering Asian American and Pacific Islander artists and leaders in entertainment and media." The organization focuses on training development program and incubators for emerging and mid-level entertainment industry professionals and media consulting and training services. History CAPE was founded in 1991 as a way to connect AAPIs in the entertainment industry by television producer and executive Wenda Fong, publicist Fritz Friedman, and film producer and executive Chris Lee (producer), Chris Lee. The organization had few members when it was founded, as there were very few Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders who were very visible in the media. However, since its founding, CAPE has grown to support both new and established ...
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Yale School Of Drama
The David Geffen School of Drama at Yale University is a graduate Graduate refers to someone who has been the subject of a graduation, namely, someone who has completed the requirements of an academic degree. Education * Graduate, an alumnus * Graduate diploma, generally a postgraduate qualification, although ... professional school Professional development is learning to earn or maintain professional credentials A credential is a piece of any document that details a qualification, competence, or authority issued to an individual by a third party with a relevant or ''de f ... of Yale University Yale University is a private Private or privates may refer to: Music * "In Private "In Private" was the third single in a row to be a charting success for United Kingdom, British singer Dusty Springfield, after an absence of nearly two ... located in New Haven, Connecticut New Haven is a coastal city in the U.S. state of Connecticut. It is located on New Haven ...
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Bachelor's Degree
A bachelor's degree (from Middle Latin Medieval Latin was the form of Latin Latin (, or , ) is a classical language belonging to the Italic languages, Italic branch of the Indo-European languages. Latin was originally spoken in the area around Rome, known as Latium. Through the p ... ''baccalaureus'') or baccalaureate (from Modern Latin New Latin (also called Neo-Latin or Modern Latin) is the List of revived languages, revival of Latin used in original, scholarly, and scientific works since about 1500. Modern scholarly and technical nomenclature, such as in zoological and botan ... ''baccalaureatus'') is an undergraduate Undergraduate education is education conducted after secondary education and prior to postgraduate education. It typically includes all postsecondary programs up to the level of a bachelor's degree A bachelor's degree (from Middle Latin ''b ... academic degree An academic degree is a qualification awarded to students upon successful complet ...
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Far East National Bank
Far East National Bank (FENB; ) was founded in 1974 by Henry Y. Hwang as the first federally chartered Asian American bank in the United States. FENB has over 600 employees and total assets exceeding US$1.7 billion. It became a wholly owned subsidiary of Taiwan's Bank Sinopac in 1997. Services are provided through nine branches throughout the Los Angeles and San Francisco areas. The bank opened its first overseas branch in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, in October 2004. The corporate headquarters is at Chinatown Los Angeles. In 2017 the bank merged with Cathay Bank. Trivia * Henry Y. Hwang, the founder of Far East National Bank, is the father of Tony Award winning playwright David Henry Hwang, and appears as a major character in David's play Yellow Face (play) References External links Far East National Bank Homepage
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Pulitzer Prize For Drama
The Pulitzer Prize for Drama is one of the seven American Pulitzer Prizes#REDIRECT Pulitzer Prize The Pulitzer Prize () is an award for achievements in newspaper, magazine and online journalism, literature and musical composition within the United States. It was established in 1917 by provisions in the will of Joseph ... that are annually awarded for Letters, Drama Drama is the specific Mode (literature), mode of fiction Mimesis, represented in performance: a Play (theatre), play, opera, mime, ballet, etc., performed in a theatre, or on Radio drama, radio or television.Elam (1980, 98). Considered as a ..., and Music Music is the of arranging s in time through the of melody, harmony, rhythm, and timbre. It is one of the aspects of all human societies. General include common elements such as (which governs and ), (and its associated concepts , , and .... It is one of the original Pulitzers, for the program was inaugurated in 1917 with seven prizes, four of w ...
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Obie Award
The Obie Awards or Off-Broadway Theater Awards are annual awards originally given by ''The Village Voice ''The Village Voice'' was an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly. Founded in 1955 by Dan Wolf, Ed Fancher, John Wilcock, and Norman Mailer, the ''Voice'' began as a platform for the cre ...'' newspaper to theatre artists and groups in New York City New York, often called New York City to distinguish it from New York State New York is a state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly magazine published by the U.S. Department of .... In September 2014, the awards were jointly presented and administered with the American Theatre Wing The American Theatre Wing (the Wing for short) is a New York City New York City (NYC), often simply called New York, is the List of United States cities by population, most populous city in the United States. With ...
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