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The Dance and the Railroad by David Henry Hwang

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Presented by Salt Lake Acting Company and Golden Spike 150 at Salt Lake Acting Company, Salt Lake City UT

May 06 - 07 2019
The Dance and the Railroad by David Henry Hwang

Salt Lake Acting Company presents a ‘heightened’ reading of David Henry Hwang’s 1981 history play based on the Chinese railroad workers’ strike of 1867.

In celebration of the 150-year anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad, Salt Lake Acting Company presents a two-night reading of David Henry Hwang’s The Dance and the Railroad.

Directed by Billy Bustamante (Broadway’s Miss Saigon, The King and I), the heightened reading will feature cast members Tobias C. Wong (Here Lies Love at The Public Theater) and Whit K. Lee (Orange is the New Black, The Doppelganger at Steppenwolf).


Tickets are $20/each if purchased in person at Salt Lake Acting Company. A $1 service fee per ticket will apply for web sales. General seating.

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  1. We are pleased to announce that the Chinese Railroad Workers Descendants Association (CRWDA) will present a panel discussion featuring David Henry Hwang, Utah Poet Laureate Paisley Rekdal, and Jason Ma, author of Gold Mountain after the May 6th Performance.


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