Phoebe Strole (Spring Awakening, Glee) and Jon Rua will join the previously announced Cole Horibe in Signature Theatre's upcoming world premiere of David Henry Hwang's Kung Fu. Also joining the cast will be Emmanuel Brown, Clifton Duncan, Bradley Fong, Francis Jue, Peter Kim, Ari Loeb, Reed Luplau, Kristen Faith Oei, and Christopher Vo. The new production is directed by Leigh Silverman, with choreography by Sonya Tayeh.
Kung Fu is a portrait of martial arts superstar Bruce Lee. The show, which blends dance, Chinese opera, martial arts, and drama, follows Lee (Horibe) in America as he struggles to prove himself as a fighter, a husband, and a father.
The creative team includes David Zinn (scenic design), Anita Yavich (costume design), Ben Stanton (lighting design), Darron L. West (sound design), Darrel Maloney (projection design), and Du Yun (original music).
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