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

Ruben Santiago Hudson’s LACKAWANNA BLUES Celebrates Broadway Debut at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre

Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director and Barry Grove, Executive Producer) was thrilled to reopen its doors last night, Tuesday, September 14, when the Broadway premiere of Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s Lackawanna Blues began performances at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). Before the performance, MTC celebrated the occasion with a ribbon cutting ceremony outside the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Special guests and speakers included NYC Deputy Mayor for Housing … Continue reading Ruben Santiago Hudson’s LACKAWANNA BLUES Celebrates Broadway Debut at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre

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

Second Stage’s Off-Broadway Premiere of Rajiv Joseph’s LETTERS OF SURESH Featuring Thom Sesma, Ali Ahn, Ramiz Monsef and Kellie Overbey Begins Previews 9/14

Second Stage is presenting the Off-Broadway Premiere of Rajiv Joseph’s Letters of Suresh starring Ali Ahn, Thom Sesma, Ramiz Monsef and Kellie Overbey, with May Adrales at the helm. Ms. Overbey also appeared in Joseph’s play, Animals Out of Paper, which is a companion piece to Letters of Suresh that had its world premiere in Second Stage’s Uptown Series in 2008. Letters of Suresh will begin previews … Continue reading Second Stage’s Off-Broadway Premiere of Rajiv Joseph’s LETTERS OF SURESH Featuring Thom Sesma, Ali Ahn, Ramiz Monsef and Kellie Overbey Begins Previews 9/14

Viet Vo, Erika Amato, Emily Ann Banks, Nicholas-Tyler Corbin, Amy Crossman, Jessica Giannone, Anthony F. Lalor, Roger Lipson, Anthony Michael Martinez, Lance C. Roberts, Shannon Stowe, Yeena Sung and Logan Thomason Set for Boomerang Theatre Company’s THE COMEDY OF ERRORS, Sept. 24-26

BOOMERANG THEATRE COMPANY’s return to live in-person theater is a production of William Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors, directed by Scott Ebersold. The Comedy of Errors will play four performances only at The Tea Room at The Prince George Hotel (15 East 27th Street, NYC). Performances begin Friday, September 24 at 7:30pm and continue through Sunday, September 26 at 3pm. Tickets are FREE and available here. … Continue reading Viet Vo, Erika Amato, Emily Ann Banks, Nicholas-Tyler Corbin, Amy Crossman, Jessica Giannone, Anthony F. Lalor, Roger Lipson, Anthony Michael Martinez, Lance C. Roberts, Shannon Stowe, Yeena Sung and Logan Thomason Set for Boomerang Theatre Company’s THE COMEDY OF ERRORS, Sept. 24-26

Stephen Adly Guirgis, Elizabeth Canavan, Liza Colón-Zayas, and Elizabeth Rodriguez Receive Madge Evans and Sidney Kingsley Awards from Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF)

Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF) has announced this year’s recipients of the Madge Evans and Sidney Kingsley Award. As DGF’s longest-running award, the Kingsley Award honors a mid-career dramatist and stage actress(es) for excellence in the theater. This year’s recipients are Award-winning playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis and his longtime collaborators Elizabeth Canavan, Liza Colón-Zayas, and Elizabeth Rodriguez. “I’m deeply honored to receive the Kingsley Award, which I … Continue reading Stephen Adly Guirgis, Elizabeth Canavan, Liza Colón-Zayas, and Elizabeth Rodriguez Receive Madge Evans and Sidney Kingsley Awards from Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF)

The Yellow Whistle Commends Due Process and the Efforts of AAPI Civil Rights Groups in the Acquittal of Professor Anming Hu 

New York, New York (September 13, 2021) – On September 9, 2021, a federal judge from the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee acquitted University of Tennessee Engineering Professor Anming Hu of all charges brought by the Department of Justice (DOJ) under its controversial “China Initiative”.  Professor Hu’s case was the first to go to trial from this program, which has encouraged and institutionalized … Continue reading The Yellow Whistle Commends Due Process and the Efforts of AAPI Civil Rights Groups in the Acquittal of Professor Anming Hu 

The Old Globe is Presenting Michael John LaChiusa’s THE GARDENS OF ANUNCIA, Inspired by Graciela Daniele, and Featuring Andréa Burns, Eden Espinosa, John Herrera, Carmen Roman, Tally Sessions, Mary Testa, Enrique Acevedo, and Kalyn West through Oct. 17

The Old Globe is presenting The Gardens of Anuncia, featuring book, music, and lyrics by five-time Tony Award nominee Michael John LaChiusa (the Globe’s Rain, Broadway’s The Wild Party). The Globe-commissioned world premiere, which is inspired by the life story of American stage icon Graciela Daniele (2021 Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre and original productions of Ragtime and Once on This Island), is directed and co-choregraphed by Daniele. The production is currently … Continue reading The Old Globe is Presenting Michael John LaChiusa’s THE GARDENS OF ANUNCIA, Inspired by Graciela Daniele, and Featuring Andréa Burns, Eden Espinosa, John Herrera, Carmen Roman, Tally Sessions, Mary Testa, Enrique Acevedo, and Kalyn West through Oct. 17