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M. Butterfly Playwright David Henry Hwang

Hwang's celebrated play dealt with Western ideas of women and Asian culture. His newest work is a musical about alien abductions called 1000 Airplanes on the Roof. Philip Glass composed the music.

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Other segments from the episode on September 23, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, September 23, 1988: Interview with Richard Belzer; Commentary on Fats Waller; Interview with David Henry Hwang; Review of the home video release of the film Shadow of a…

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