Last Wednesday, it was grand to reconnect with the effervescent Mei Chan, who presided over Asia Roma’s annual Lunar New Year Party ushering in the Year of the Horse 4712. The restaurant/bar, located in New York Chinatown at 40 Mulberry St., features a menu of Italian-Asian cuisine and has a Karaoke lounge.
Lia Chang Photos: Celebrating the Year of the Horse with David Henry Hwang’s Kung Fu at Signature Theatre, Previews begin February 4, 2014
On Chinese New Year, I met up with playwright David Henry Hwang at The Pershing Square Signature Center in New York, where the tech rehearsal of the world premiere of his new play, Kung Fu was in full swing on The Irene Diamond Stage. The world premiere of David Henry Hwang’s Kung Fu, directed by Leigh Silverman and and featuring choreography by Sonya Tayeh, stars Cole Horibe as Bruce Lee, Phoebe Strole as Lee’s wife Linda, and features Jon Rua, Emmanuel Brown, Clifton Duncan, Bradley Fong, Francis Jue, Peter Kim, Ari Loeb, Reed Luplau, Kristen Faith Oei and Christopher Vo.
Where to Celebrate the Lunar New Year -Year of the Horse in New York
The Year of the Horse 4712 kicks off on January 31, 2014 and continues through February 18, 2015.