Remembering Gene Wilder / by David Hwang

David Henry Hwang reflects on his time working with Gene Wilder in a guest post on Angry Asian Man.

"It is generally known that the lead roles in the play for which I'm best known, M. Butterfly, were originated by two amazing actors, John Lithgow and B.D. Wong. They blessed my work with their iconic performances on Broadway in 1988. However, my play might have had quite a different trajectory. Originally cast in the Lithgow role was another legendary actor, whose death was announced earlier today: Gene Wilder."

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