BD Wong Stars in "The Orphan of Zhao" - NBC 7 San Diego

BD Wong Stars in "The Orphan of Zhao"

Many recognize BD Wong for his recurring role in the "Law & Order" franchise



    BD Wong Stars in "The Orphan of Zhao"

    Tony Award-winning actor BD Wong talks about his performance in "The Orphan of Zhao" at the La Jolla Playhouse. (Published Tuesday, July 29, 2014)

    Actor BD Wong, familiar to many for his work on stage and television, is appearing in La Jolla as part of the case in a world premiere play he describes as a "juicy revenge tale."

    "The Orphan of Zhao" has been described as the Chinese "Hamlet" and this production has gotten some impressive reviews including this in the LA Times.

    "It's full of murder and suicide and royal politics. It's super exciting and very moving," Wong said.

    "It's a very satisfying eyeful of theater."

    Even though he may be best known for his Tony-award winning performance in "M Butterfly", NBC viewers will recognize him for a recurring role in the "Law & Order" franchise.

    "The Orphan of Zhao" runs through August 3rd at the La Jolla Playhouse.