Lloyd Suh is the author of plays including The Chinese Lady, Charles Francis Chan Jr.’s Exotic Oriental Murder Mystery, American Hwangap, Jesus in India, The Wong Kids in the Secret of the Space Chupacabra Go!, Franklinland, Great Wall Story, and more, produced with Ma-Yi, Magic, EST, NAATCO, La Mama, Children’s Theatre Company, Guthrie with Mu, and others, including internationally at the Cultural Center of the Philippines and with PCPA in Seoul, Korea. He has received the Horton Foote Prize, the Herb Alpert Award in the Arts, the Helen Merrill Award, and the Lilah Kan Red Socks Award, and is a current Guggenheim Fellow. He served from 2005-10 as Artistic Director of Second Generation and Co-Director of the Ma-Yi Writers Lab, and from 2011-2020 as Director of Artistic Programs at The Lark. He was elected in 2016 to the Dramatists Guild Council.

An interview with playwright Lloyd Suh

As rehearsals were gearing up for The Chinese Lady, dramaturg Yiwen Wu (YW) posed a few questions to New York-based playwright Lloyd Suh (LS) about the reverence he has for Afong Moy, the value of …

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