Oct. 12-Oct. 31: Long Wharf Theatre Presents Lloyd Suh’s THE CHINESE LADY Starring Shannon Tyo and Jon Norman Schneider 

Long Wharf Theatre is presenting The Chinese Lady, Lloyd Suh’s whimsical exposé inspired by Afong Moy’s journey to and through America, starring Shannon Tyo as Afong Moy and Jon Norman Schneider as Atung. Ralph B. Peña directs. Performances begin October 12, 2021 and run through October 31, 2021. Opening night is set for Thursday, October 14 at 7:00 PM at the Claire Tow Stage in the C. … Continue reading Oct. 12-Oct. 31: Long Wharf Theatre Presents Lloyd Suh’s THE CHINESE LADY Starring Shannon Tyo and Jon Norman Schneider 

The Dramatists Guild of America Releases New Inclusion Rider for Theatre

The Dramatists Guild of America has released its first ever Inclusion Rider. As part of its commitment to fostering a more equitable, inclusive, and anti-racist industry, the Guild has crafted this Inclusion Rider as a resource to support all dramatists and producers who have a desire to exercise these principles in the hiring of personnel involved in their productions. “We are thrilled to be rolling out … Continue reading The Dramatists Guild of America Releases New Inclusion Rider for Theatre

Little Island to Host Month-Long “NYC FREE” Festival, Aug. 11- Sept. 5

Little Island, New York City’s new public park in Hudson River Park by W. 13th Street, has announced details of NYC FREE, a month-long arts festival celebrating the creativity of New York City’s artists and the indomitable spirit of all its people. The city, defined by a wild and wonderful mix of cultures, is reflected in the adventurous programming selected and created by NYC based … Continue reading Little Island to Host Month-Long “NYC FREE” Festival, Aug. 11- Sept. 5

New-York Historical Society to Expand Its Home on Central Park West; Includes Permanent Home for The American LGBTQ+ Museum

Louise Mirrer, president and CEO of the New-York Historical Society, has announced that the institution will expand its building on Central Park West, adding more than 70,000 square feet of program space for itself and for The American LGBTQ+ Museum, New York’s first museum dedicated to LGBTQ+ history and culture, which will make its permanent home at New-York Historical. The design by Robert A.M. Stern … Continue reading New-York Historical Society to Expand Its Home on Central Park West; Includes Permanent Home for The American LGBTQ+ Museum

Jun. 26: Tina & Friends: BYOB (Bring Your Own Beautiful) to Feature Jason Danieley, Jared Grimes, Jon Michael Hill, Stephanie Hsu, Amber Iman, Bill Irwin, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Jo Lampert, Jodie Landau, Kelvin Moon Loh, Jessica Molaskey, Shakina Nayfack, Maddie and John Pizzarelli, Stacy Sargeant, Allan K. Washington, Libby Winters, Tony Yazbeck, Kimberly Grigsby and More on Little Island

Tonight at 8pm: Tina & Friends: BYOB (Bring Your Own Beautiful) to Feature Jason Danieley, Jared Grimes, Jon Michael Hill, Stephanie Hsu, Amber Iman, Bill Irwin, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Jo Lampert, Jodie Landau, Kelvin Moon Loh, Jessica Molaskey, Shakina Nayfack, Maddie and John Pizzarelli, Stacy Sargeant, Allan K. Washington, Libby Winters, Tony Yazbeck, Kimberly Grigsby and More on Little Island https://wp.me/p8ilTC-9Xa Continue reading Jun. 26: Tina & Friends: BYOB (Bring Your Own Beautiful) to Feature Jason Danieley, Jared Grimes, Jon Michael Hill, Stephanie Hsu, Amber Iman, Bill Irwin, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Jo Lampert, Jodie Landau, Kelvin Moon Loh, Jessica Molaskey, Shakina Nayfack, Maddie and John Pizzarelli, Stacy Sargeant, Allan K. Washington, Libby Winters, Tony Yazbeck, Kimberly Grigsby and More on Little Island

OBIE-Winning AAPAC Releases Expanded Diversity Report for New York City’s 2018-19 Theatre Season; Finds Inequity in Arts Funding Between Largest Theatre Companies and Theaters of Color

(NEW YORK, June 18, 2021) The Obie Award-winning Asian American Performers Action Coalition (AAPAC) released its 10th annual report today,”THE VISIBILITY REPORT: RACIAL REPRESENTATION ON NEW YORK CITY STAGES,” covering employment statistics by race for all shows that opened on Broadway and at the 18 largest non-profit theatre companies in the 2018-19 New York season—the last full season before the Covid-19 pandemic. The report tracks … Continue reading OBIE-Winning AAPAC Releases Expanded Diversity Report for New York City’s 2018-19 Theatre Season; Finds Inequity in Arts Funding Between Largest Theatre Companies and Theaters of Color

United States Mint American Women Quarters™ Program to Honor Anna May Wong, Wilma Mankiller and Adelina Otero-Warren

Press Release (June 9, 2021) WASHINGTON – The United States Mint (Mint) is pleased to announce the addition of the following women to be honored during the first year of the American Women Quarters™ Program: Wilma Mankiller – the first female Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation and an activist for Native American and women’s rights; Adelina Otero-Warren – a leader in New Mexico’s suffrage … Continue reading United States Mint American Women Quarters™ Program to Honor Anna May Wong, Wilma Mankiller and Adelina Otero-Warren

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng Applauds House Passage of Her COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act to Combat Anti-Asian Hate; Measure Now Heads to President Biden Who is Expected to Sign the Bill Into Law

May 18, 2021 Press Release WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) applauded the House of Representatives’ passage of her COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, which seeks to help combat the increase in anti-Asian hate that has occurred during the current COVID-19 pandemic. The bill passed 364 to 62. It follows the Senate’s approval of the measure last month by a nearly unanimous and overwhelming bipartisan vote of 94 to 1. … Continue reading U.S. Rep. Grace Meng Applauds House Passage of Her COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act to Combat Anti-Asian Hate; Measure Now Heads to President Biden Who is Expected to Sign the Bill Into Law

CeFaan Kim Joins ABC News as a Correspondent

Press Release ABC News President Kim Godwin sent the following note to the news division announcing that CeFaan Kim is joining ABC News as a correspondent. He will continue to report for WABC-TV New York and will split his time between both newsrooms. Team – I am thrilled to announce that CeFaan Kim is joining ABC News as a correspondent. He will continue to report for … Continue reading CeFaan Kim Joins ABC News as a Correspondent

Allen René Louis Set to Lead Broadway Inspirational Voices When Founder and Artistic Director Michael McElroy Steps Down in June; BIV Launches The Founder’s Circle Fundraising Campaign to celebrate McElroy’s Legacy

Allen René Louis Set to Lead Broadway Inspirational Voices When Founder and Artistic Director Michael McElroy Steps Down in June; BIV Launches The Founder’s Circle Fundraising Campaign to celebrate McElroy’s Legacy https://wp.me/p8ilTC-9mM Continue reading Allen René Louis Set to Lead Broadway Inspirational Voices When Founder and Artistic Director Michael McElroy Steps Down in June; BIV Launches The Founder’s Circle Fundraising Campaign to celebrate McElroy’s Legacy