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'M. Butterfly,' Starring Clive Owen & Directed by Julie Taymor, Returns to Broadway

David Henry Hwang's Tony-winning 1988 play M. Butterfly makes its Broadway return at the Cort Theatre on October 7. Tony winner Julie Taymor directs the production that will officially open on October 26.

M. Butterfly art

Production art for 'M. Butterfly' (provided by Polk & Co.)

M. Butterfly follows the relationship between Rene (Oscar nominee Clive Owen), a French diplomat living in China, and Song Liling (Jin Ha), a soprano at the Beijing Opera. Joining Ha and Owen in the cast are Tony nominee Enid Graham, with Clea Alsip, Murray Bartlett, Michael Countryman, Celeste Den, Jess Fry, Thomas Michael Hammond, Cole Horibe, Jason Ignacio, Kristen Faith Oei, Erica Sweany, John Leonard Thompson and Erica Wong.

Click here for the original article published by Andy Lefkowitz on October 7, 2017.