Tony Award winning playwright David Henry Hwang wins Distinguished Artist Award

David Henry Hwang

AsAm News: 

Tony Award winning playwright David Henry Hwang will receive the 2015 Distinguished Artist Award from the International Society of Performing Arts.

Hwang will join a list of previous award winners including such legends as Helen Hayes, Herb Albert, Cab Callaway, Cameron MacKintosh, Ravi Shankar, and Regina Carter.

Hwang is best known for winning a Tony Award for best play for M. Butterfly. He is a three-time OBIE Award winner and a two-time finalist for a Pulitzer Prize in Drama.

The award will be presented at the 2015 New York Congress. Dynamic Leadership, Creating The Future conference next week in New York City.

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