Thom Sesma. Photo by Lia Chang

Thom Sesma, Drew McVety, Dan Domingues, Anissa Felix, Isabel Keating and Mark Price Set for Limited Engagement of Mark Shanahan’s A SHERLOCK CAROL at New World Stages, Nov. 11-Jan. 2, 2022

A new holiday play, A Sherlock Carol, written and directed by Mark Shanahan, will play an eight-week limited holiday engagement at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). Previews begin Thursday, November 11, 2021, with opening night scheduled for Monday, November 22, 2021, and the final performance on Sunday, January 2, 2022. A Sherlock Carol will star Thom Sesma (Sweeney Todd, Pacific Overtures) as Ebenezer Scrooge and Drew McVety (Billy Elliot, … Continue reading Thom Sesma, Drew McVety, Dan Domingues, Anissa Felix, Isabel Keating and Mark Price Set for Limited Engagement of Mark Shanahan’s A SHERLOCK CAROL at New World Stages, Nov. 11-Jan. 2, 2022

Sept. 26: André De Shields, BD Wong, Ruthie Ann Miles, Kristin Chenoweth, Jake Gyllenhaal, Christopher Jackson, Audra McDonald, Lin Manuel-Miranda, Bebe Neuwirth, Leslie Odom, Jr., Kelli O’Hara, Jeremy Pope, Chita Rivera, Daphne Rubin-Vega, & More Set for “The Tony Awards Presents: Broadway’s Back!” 

The September 26 Tony Awards presentation of the Tony Awards for the 2019–2020 Broadway season includes the awards presentation hosted by Audra McDonald, followed by “The Tony Awards Presents: Broadway’s Back!” hosted by Leslie Odom, Jr. The four-hour, multi-platform show on CBS and Paramount+ will feature a starry line-up of celebrity presenters and musical performances to celebrate Broadway’s return. The evening will feature appearances by Annaleigh Ashford, Kerry … Continue reading Sept. 26: André De Shields, BD Wong, Ruthie Ann Miles, Kristin Chenoweth, Jake Gyllenhaal, Christopher Jackson, Audra McDonald, Lin Manuel-Miranda, Bebe Neuwirth, Leslie Odom, Jr., Kelli O’Hara, Jeremy Pope, Chita Rivera, Daphne Rubin-Vega, & More Set for “The Tony Awards Presents: Broadway’s Back!” 

Photos/Video: Curtain Up! – The Playbill Variety Show’s Celebration of AAPI Artists on Broadway with JoAnn M. Hunter, Jose Llana, Lourds Lane, Minami Yusui and Ted Arthur

Playbill, in partnership with The Broadway League and the Times Square Alliance, is presenting Curtain Up!, a three-day outdoor experience in Times Square presented by Prudential, and sponsored in part by Lexus, Netflix, United Airlines with additional support by Audible. Curtain Up! will take place Friday, September 17th through Sunday, September 19th outdoors in Times Square, stretching between 45th and 48th Streets. It was a spectacular Saturday afternoon to come out … Continue reading Photos/Video: Curtain Up! – The Playbill Variety Show’s Celebration of AAPI Artists on Broadway with JoAnn M. Hunter, Jose Llana, Lourds Lane, Minami Yusui and Ted Arthur

Jose Llana, JoAnn M. Hunter, Lourds Lane, Minami Yusui and Ted Arthur Set for Today’s Curtain Up! Playbill Variety Show Celebrating AAPI Artists on Broadway at 3pm

Playbill, in partnership with The Broadway League and the Times Square Alliance, is presenting Curtain Up!, a three-day outdoor experience in Times Square presented by Prudential, and sponsored in part by Lexus, Netflix, United Airlines with additional support by Audible. Curtain Up! will take place Friday, September 17th through Sunday, September 19th outdoors in Times Square, stretching between 45th and 48th Streets. 3:00–3:45 PM – The Playbill Variety ShowPlaybill is curating … Continue reading Jose Llana, JoAnn M. Hunter, Lourds Lane, Minami Yusui and Ted Arthur Set for Today’s Curtain Up! Playbill Variety Show Celebrating AAPI Artists on Broadway at 3pm

Watch: André De Shields, Amber Gray, Eva Noblezada, Reeve Carney, Tom Hewitt and the Company of HADESTOWN sing ‘Way Down Hadestown’ on Good Morning America

The Broadway company of Hadestown performed ‘Way Down Hadestown’ on Good Morning America today. The production re-opened on September 2 at the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48th Street). Watch below or click here. The number featured  original Broadway cast members Tony, Grammy, and Emmy Award winner André De Shields as Hermes, Grammy Award winner Reeve Carney as Orpheus, Grammy Award winner, Outer Critics Circle Award winner and Tony Award … Continue reading Watch: André De Shields, Amber Gray, Eva Noblezada, Reeve Carney, Tom Hewitt and the Company of HADESTOWN sing ‘Way Down Hadestown’ on Good Morning America

The New York State Writers Institute has announced that Ayad Akhtar has been Named the New State Author, and Willie Perdomo the New State Poet 

The New York State Writers Institute has announced that Ayad Akhtar has been named the new State Author, and Willie Perdomo the new State Poet. Akhtar will receive the Edith Wharton Citation of Merit for Fiction and Perdomo will receive the Walt Whitman Citation of Merit for Poetry at a special ceremony to be held 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, at the University at Albany’s … Continue reading The New York State Writers Institute has announced that Ayad Akhtar has been Named the New State Author, and Willie Perdomo the New State Poet 

Oct. 9: IAMA Amplifies Asian American Voices with 2nd Annual ‘Pass The Mic’ Online Festival Featuring Short Plays by Jeanne Sakata, Adam Gwon, Kit Yan, Aladdin Ullah, Charlie Oh, Nina Ki, Nicholas Pilapil, Nandita Shenoy, and Noa Gardner; Full Lineup of Artists

IAMA Theatre Company will amplify Asian American and Pacific Islander voices with its second annual Pass the Mic virtual theater festival. IAMA company member Parvesh Cheena (“Outsourced,” “My Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”) and queer/transgender Tamil-Sri Lankan-American actor/writer/comic D’Lo will co-host the festival, which will stream live on Saturday, Oct. 9 at 6 p.m. PT / 9 p.m. ET, then remain available to view on demand through Sunday, Oct. 24. … Continue reading Oct. 9: IAMA Amplifies Asian American Voices with 2nd Annual ‘Pass The Mic’ Online Festival Featuring Short Plays by Jeanne Sakata, Adam Gwon, Kit Yan, Aladdin Ullah, Charlie Oh, Nina Ki, Nicholas Pilapil, Nandita Shenoy, and Noa Gardner; Full Lineup of Artists

People’s Light to Remount Jeanne Sakata’s HOLD THESE TRUTHS Starring Lucille Lortel Nominated Actor Steven Eng, April 6-May 1, 2022

People’s Light’s planned 2020 production of Jeanne Sakata’s Award winning solo play, Hold These Truths starring Lucille Lortel nominated actor Steven Eng, never saw a live audience last March, though you might have watched it online or caught the WHYY broadcast. Fortunately, the same cast and creative team will reunite in 2022 to finally perform the play in person. Helmed by Desdemona Chiang, the production … Continue reading People’s Light to Remount Jeanne Sakata’s HOLD THESE TRUTHS Starring Lucille Lortel Nominated Actor Steven Eng, April 6-May 1, 2022

Tony Award® Winner David Henry Hwang and Original Cast Members of His and Jeanine Tesori’s SOFT POWER Set for Kennedy Center’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert on Sept. 14; To Be Broadcast Nationwide on PBS on Oct. 1

(WASHINGTON) — The Kennedy Center’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert, to be held on September 14 in the Concert Hall, will now be broadcast across the nation on October 1 at 9 p.m. ET as THE KENNEDY CENTER at 50 on PBS, PBS.org, and the PBS video app. Echoing “An American Pageant for the Arts,” the 1962 fundraising telecast for the National Cultural Center hosted by … Continue reading Tony Award® Winner David Henry Hwang and Original Cast Members of His and Jeanine Tesori’s SOFT POWER Set for Kennedy Center’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert on Sept. 14; To Be Broadcast Nationwide on PBS on Oct. 1

Chinese Historical Society of America Announces the Opening of the “We Are Bruce Lee” Exhibit in February 2022

The Chinese Historical Society of America(CHSA) is proud to announce the return of San Francisco Chinatown’s native son with the upcoming exhibit We Are Bruce Lee: Under the Sky, One Family. In close collaboration with the Bruce Lee Foundation, top collectors of Bruce Lee memorabilia and a team of artistic innovators, this exhibition provides state-of-the-art immersive projection art environments, interactive engagement activities and showcases the … Continue reading Chinese Historical Society of America Announces the Opening of the “We Are Bruce Lee” Exhibit in February 2022