Lori Tan Chinn. Photo by Lia Chang

Lori Tan Chinn, Adele Lim, Olga Merediz, BarBara Luna, Andrew Ahn, Isabel Sandoval, Ariana DeBose, Robin de Jesús, Reed Birney, Caitríona Balfe, Jamie Dornan, Troy Kotsur, Anya Taylor-Joy, Paul Tazewell, Hidetoshi Nishijima, Ryusuke Hamaguchi, Jason DaSilva and More Among 397 Artists Invited to Join The Academy

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has extended invitations to 397 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures, to join the organization. Membership selection is based on professional qualifications, with an ongoing commitment to representation, inclusion and equity remaining a priority.  The 2022 class is 44% women, 37% belong to underrepresented ethnic/racial communities, and 50% are … Continue reading Lori Tan Chinn, Adele Lim, Olga Merediz, BarBara Luna, Andrew Ahn, Isabel Sandoval, Ariana DeBose, Robin de Jesús, Reed Birney, Caitríona Balfe, Jamie Dornan, Troy Kotsur, Anya Taylor-Joy, Paul Tazewell, Hidetoshi Nishijima, Ryusuke Hamaguchi, Jason DaSilva and More Among 397 Artists Invited to Join The Academy

Simu Liu, Zendaya, Tim Cook, Mary J. Blige, Prime Minister Mia Mottley, Michelle Yeoh, Nathan Chen, Eileen Gu, Michelle Zauner, Keanu Reeves, Michael R. Jackson, Oprah, Ariana DeBose, Hwang Dong-Hyuk, Taika Waititi, Andrew Garfield, Jon Batiste, Ketanji Brown Jackson, Letitia James, Maya Lin, Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson and more on 2022 TIME100

TIME revealed the 2022 TIME100, its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world today. The issue has 5 worldwide covers, each highlighting a member of the TIME100: actor Zendaya, Apple CEO Tim Cook, recording artist Mary J. Blige, Prime Minister Mia Mottley, and actor Simu Liu. The TIME100 includes surprising pairings of the list members and the guest contributors TIME selects to write about them. The … Continue reading Simu Liu, Zendaya, Tim Cook, Mary J. Blige, Prime Minister Mia Mottley, Michelle Yeoh, Nathan Chen, Eileen Gu, Michelle Zauner, Keanu Reeves, Michael R. Jackson, Oprah, Ariana DeBose, Hwang Dong-Hyuk, Taika Waititi, Andrew Garfield, Jon Batiste, Ketanji Brown Jackson, Letitia James, Maya Lin, Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson and more on 2022 TIME100

May 19: Yu & Me Books to Launch Simu Liu’s New Book WE WERE DREAMERS

On Thursday, May 19 at 4pm, join award winning actor and author Simu Liu for the launch of his new book We Were Dreamers at Yu & Me Books in Chinatown. Yu & Me Books is located at 44 Mulberry Street, New York, NY 10013 View Map About this event The star of Marvel’s first Asian superhero film, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, tells … Continue reading May 19: Yu & Me Books to Launch Simu Liu’s New Book WE WERE DREAMERS

Christopher Chen, Tom Dang, Dennis Dun, Miley Yamamoto and Harmony Zhang Set for Sierra Madre Playhouse’s Production of Lauren Yee’s KING OF THE YEES, May 20 – Jun. 12

Sierra Madre Playhouse is presenting King of the Yees, the award-winning play by Lauren Yee, helmed by Tim Dang and produced by Gary Lamb, May 20 – Jun. 12. Sierra Madre Playhouse is located at 87 West Sierra Madre Blvd, Sierra Madre, CA 91024. Opening night is set for Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 8:00 p.m.. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets. … Continue reading Christopher Chen, Tom Dang, Dennis Dun, Miley Yamamoto and Harmony Zhang Set for Sierra Madre Playhouse’s Production of Lauren Yee’s KING OF THE YEES, May 20 – Jun. 12

Chatting with GONG LUM’S LEGACY Star Henry Yuk

I recently visited with my pal, Henry Yuk, who is currently starring as Charlie Ting in the World Premiere of Gong Lum’s Legacy by Charles L. White (2021 Diverse Voices Playwriting Initiative winner; semifinalist in the 2019 Blue Ink Playwriting Award Competition) at Theatre @ St. Clements (423 West 46th Street New York, NY 10036), with Anthony T. Goss, Alinca Hamilton, Eric Yang, and DeShawn … Continue reading Chatting with GONG LUM’S LEGACY Star Henry Yuk

East West Players to Honor Michelle Yeoh at 56th Anniversary Visionary Awards in Los Angeles on Apr. 23

East West Players (EWP), the nation’s longest-running Asian American theatre company and the largest producing organization of Asian American artistic work, proudly announces actress Michelle Yeoh as an honoree at its 56th Anniversary Visionary Awards Dinner & Silent Auction, HERE. US. NOW! Recognizing the achievements of individuals who have raised the visibility of the Asian Pacific community through their craft, the gala fundraiser takes place on Saturday, April 23, 2022 at … Continue reading East West Players to Honor Michelle Yeoh at 56th Anniversary Visionary Awards in Los Angeles on Apr. 23

Feb. 18: Ronny Chieng: Hope You Get Rich Tour at The Beacon Theatre

I am catching our A Father’s Son star Ronny Chieng at The Beacon Theatre in New York, where he will be performing two shows of The Hope You Get Rich Tour (7:30pm and 10pm). Ronny’s updated tour schedule through September includes stops in Durham, Austin, Washington D.C., Atlanta, Toronto, Brisbane, Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne. Vancouver, San Diego, and Waterloo. Click here for tickets and more information. Red Rope … Continue reading Feb. 18: Ronny Chieng: Hope You Get Rich Tour at The Beacon Theatre

Watch: Sarah Siddons Society of Chicago Benefit Awards Show Honoring Tony, Grammy and Emmy Winning HADESTOWN Star André De Shields

Watch: Sarah Siddons Society of Chicago Benefit Awards Show Honoring Tony, Grammy and Emmy Winning HADESTOWN Star André De Shields https://wp.me/p8ilTC-bun Continue reading Watch: Sarah Siddons Society of Chicago Benefit Awards Show Honoring Tony, Grammy and Emmy Winning HADESTOWN Star André De Shields

Dinner with Broadway Vet and “Awkwafina is Nora From Queens” Star Lori Tan Chinn; She’ll be a Special Guest in THE ILENE GRAFF HOLIDAY SHOW at Feinstein’s/54 Below on Dec. 17

I caught up with Lori Tan Chinn last night over a late night supper at Chez Josephine. It felt like an early Thanksgiving meal, and it was our first time breaking bread, post-pandemic, in almost two years. For our appetizer, we began with the potato leek soup, while she devoured the Roasted Breast of Long Island Duck in an Orange Glaze, served with Wild Rice. … Continue reading Dinner with Broadway Vet and “Awkwafina is Nora From Queens” Star Lori Tan Chinn; She’ll be a Special Guest in THE ILENE GRAFF HOLIDAY SHOW at Feinstein’s/54 Below on Dec. 17

Video Sneak Peek: Sarah Siddons Society of Chicago Benefit Awards Show Honoring Tony, Grammy and Emmy Winning HADESTOWN Star André De Shields; Ceremony Will Be Live-streamed on Nov. 28

The Sarah Siddons Society of Chicago just released a video sneak peek of their 2021 Sarah Siddons Society Actor of the Year Award Benefit honoring Tony, Grammy and Emmy Winning HADESTOWN Star André De Shields. Sarah Siddons Society’s Board President Martin Balogh presented André with the 2021 Sarah Siddons Society Actor of the Year Award for Distinguished Achievement in the Theatre at The Edge Theater on October … Continue reading Video Sneak Peek: Sarah Siddons Society of Chicago Benefit Awards Show Honoring Tony, Grammy and Emmy Winning HADESTOWN Star André De Shields; Ceremony Will Be Live-streamed on Nov. 28