CSC’s Production of Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig’s SNOW IN MIDSUMMER Currently in Previews, Opens June 8

On the 20th day of Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, I caught the first preview of Classic Stage Company’s production of Snow in Midsummer, written by Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig and directed by Zi Alikhan. Snow in Midsummer officially opens on Wednesday, June 8 for a run through Saturday, July 9, 2022. Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig’s Snow in Midsummer is fascinating, a thrilling murder mystery … Continue reading CSC’s Production of Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig’s SNOW IN MIDSUMMER Currently in Previews, Opens June 8

Wai Ching Ho, Tommy Bo, Paul Juhn, Kenneth Lee, Julian Leong, Dorcas Leung, Teresa Avia Lim, Fin Moulding, Alex Vinh and John Yi Set for CSC’s Production of Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig’s SNOW IN MIDSUMMER, Previews Begin Tonight

Classic Stage Company is presenting Snow in Midsummer, written by Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig and directed by Zi Alikhan. Snow in Midsummer begins preview performances on Friday, May 20 and officially opens on Wednesday, June 8 for a run through Saturday, July 9, 2022. Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig’s Snow in Midsummer is a thrilling murder mystery adapted from the classical Chinese drama The Injustice to Dou Yi That … Continue reading Wai Ching Ho, Tommy Bo, Paul Juhn, Kenneth Lee, Julian Leong, Dorcas Leung, Teresa Avia Lim, Fin Moulding, Alex Vinh and John Yi Set for CSC’s Production of Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig’s SNOW IN MIDSUMMER, Previews Begin Tonight

THE CHINESE LADY Receives 5 Drama Desk Nominations including Best Play for Lloyd Suh, Best Lead Actress in a Play for Shannon Tyo, Best Featured Actor in a Play for Daniel K. Isaac, Best Costume Design for Linda Cho and Best Projection Design for Shawn Duan

Ma-Yi Theater Company and The Public Theater’s co-production of Lloyd Suh’s THE CHINESE LADY, directed by Obie Award-winning Ralph B. Peña, has been nominated for five Drama Desk nominations including Best Play for Lloyd Suh, Best Leading Actress in a Play for Shannon Tyo, Best Featured Actor in a Play for Daniel K. Isaac, Best Costume Design for Linda Cho and Best Projection Design for … Continue reading THE CHINESE LADY Receives 5 Drama Desk Nominations including Best Play for Lloyd Suh, Best Lead Actress in a Play for Shannon Tyo, Best Featured Actor in a Play for Daniel K. Isaac, Best Costume Design for Linda Cho and Best Projection Design for Shawn Duan

MTC’s American Premiere of Anchuli Felicia King’s GOLDEN SHIELD Featuring Cindy Cheung, Fang Du, Kristen Hung, Daniel Jenkins, Michael C. Liu, Max Gordon Moore, Ruibo Qian and Gillian Saker Opens Tonight

Manhattan Theatre Club’s American premiere of Golden Shield, written by Anchuli Felicia King (White Pearl) and directed by May Adrales (Vietgone at MTC), opens tonight at New York City Center – Stage I (131 West 55th Street). Golden Shield‘s ensemble cast features Cindy Cheung, Fang Du, Kristen Hung, Daniel Jenkins, Michael C. Liu, Max Gordon Moore, Ruibo Qian and Gillian Saker. Check out the production … Continue reading MTC’s American Premiere of Anchuli Felicia King’s GOLDEN SHIELD Featuring Cindy Cheung, Fang Du, Kristen Hung, Daniel Jenkins, Michael C. Liu, Max Gordon Moore, Ruibo Qian and Gillian Saker Opens Tonight

May 16: Prospect Theater Company is presenting a Work-in-Progress Reading of Timothy Huang’s New Musical, PETER AND THE WAVE Featuring Marc delaCruz, Steven Eng, Janine Morita Colletti, Andrew Cristi, Shino Frances, Katie Mariko Murray, Toren Nakamura, and Nic Rouleau

Prospect Theater Company is presenting a work-in-process reading of a new musical by Timothy Huang at Ripley-Grier Studios on Monday, May 16. Peter and the Wave features a Book, Music and Lyrics by Timothy Huang. May Adrales directs a cast that features Janine Morita Colletti, Andrew Cristi, Marc delaCruz, Steven Eng, Shino Frances, Katie Mariko Murray, Toren Nakamura, and Nic Rouleau. Sariva Goetz is the Music Director. … Continue reading May 16: Prospect Theater Company is presenting a Work-in-Progress Reading of Timothy Huang’s New Musical, PETER AND THE WAVE Featuring Marc delaCruz, Steven Eng, Janine Morita Colletti, Andrew Cristi, Shino Frances, Katie Mariko Murray, Toren Nakamura, and Nic Rouleau

André De Shields, Cynthia Nixon, Chris Colfer, Amy Schneider, Morgxn, Indigo Girls, Breanna Sinclairé, Drag Artists Peppermint, Alexis Michelle, Juju-bee and More Set for TRUE COLORS LGBTQ+ Our Stories, Our Songs with Maestro Luke Frazier’s American Pops Orchestra on PBS beginning June 4

The Nouveau Productions and PBS have announced a new collaboration, just in time for Pride Month. True Colors: LGBTQ+ Our Stories, Our Songs celebrates the stories and music that make us who we are. The new special will feature Tony, Grammy and Emmy Winning Hadestown star André De Shields performing “The Colors of My Life” from Barnum, drag artists Peppermint, Alexis Michelle and Jujubee performing … Continue reading André De Shields, Cynthia Nixon, Chris Colfer, Amy Schneider, Morgxn, Indigo Girls, Breanna Sinclairé, Drag Artists Peppermint, Alexis Michelle, Juju-bee and More Set for TRUE COLORS LGBTQ+ Our Stories, Our Songs with Maestro Luke Frazier’s American Pops Orchestra on PBS beginning June 4

Conrad Ricamora Ends His Run as Seymour Krelborn in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS on May 15; Watch Tiny Desk Concert Video Celebrating 40th Anniversary

I headed down to skid row aka as the Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street) where two-time Grammy nominee and Theater World Award winner Conrad Ricamora has been starring as Seymour Krelborn in the three-time Best Musical Revival Award-winning production of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS since January 11.  This is your last weekend to see him in his heartbreaking portrayal as his limited run ends on May … Continue reading Conrad Ricamora Ends His Run as Seymour Krelborn in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS on May 15; Watch Tiny Desk Concert Video Celebrating 40th Anniversary

Jun 13: André De Shields to Receive Red Bull Theater’s Matador Award for Achievement in Classical Theater at REVELRY Benefit Gala

Red Bull Theater is presenting Tony, Grammy and Emmy winning Hadestown star André De Shields with the Matador Award for Extraordinary Achievement in Classical Theater at REVELRY, its benefit event on Monday, June 13th at 6pm. This intimate soirée will be held on the expansive terrace of the Bowery Hotel (335 Bowery at East 3rd Street). This intimate soirée, taking place safely outdoors, will feature … Continue reading Jun 13: André De Shields to Receive Red Bull Theater’s Matador Award for Achievement in Classical Theater at REVELRY Benefit Gala

May 23: CACF To Host ‘Up Next: A Celebration of AAPI Voices for Change’ with Honorary Guest Eva Noblezada and Brooklyn Raga Massive

Tony-nominated and Grammy-winning performer Eva Noblezada will be the featured guest at The Coalition for Asian American Children and Families’ (CACF) Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month event Up Next: A Celebration of AAPI Voices for Change on May 23 at Second Floor NYC.  “Throughout her career, Eva has explored themes of identity, belonging, and migration in her work,” said CACF’s co-executive directors Anita Gundanna and … Continue reading May 23: CACF To Host ‘Up Next: A Celebration of AAPI Voices for Change’ with Honorary Guest Eva Noblezada and Brooklyn Raga Massive

Joel de la Fuente, Carrie Preston, Florencia Lozano and more Kick Off a Week of Action with Virtual Performance of Margaret Vandenburg’s Satirical Play, ROE V. WADE 2.0 on May 16, and Continues Through May 23

Roe v. Wade 2.0, a collective action troupe of artists and activists, invites the public to participate in a week of theatrical action May 16-23 in defense of abortion rights. The action begins on May 16 at 7 pm ET with an online performance and panel discussion of Roe v. Wade 2.0, a satire written by Drama League Award nominee Margaret Vandenburg and performed by … Continue reading Joel de la Fuente, Carrie Preston, Florencia Lozano and more Kick Off a Week of Action with Virtual Performance of Margaret Vandenburg’s Satirical Play, ROE V. WADE 2.0 on May 16, and Continues Through May 23