Rep. Elizabeth Weight Presents Jason Ma with Special Citation from the Utah State Legislature Honoring the Utah Shakespeare Festival’s World Premiere of His Musical GOLD MOUNTAIN; Limited Run at West Valley Performing Arts Center Ends Run

There is nothing like going out with a bang and on a high note. Rep. Elizabeth Weight (D-District 31) presented two-time ASCAP Foundation Award recipient Jason Ma with his first Official Citation honoring the Utah Shakespeare Festival’s world premiere production of his original musical, Gold Mountain, for which he wrote the book, music and lyrics, before the evening performance at the West Valley Performing Arts Center … Continue reading Rep. Elizabeth Weight Presents Jason Ma with Special Citation from the Utah State Legislature Honoring the Utah Shakespeare Festival’s World Premiere of His Musical GOLD MOUNTAIN; Limited Run at West Valley Performing Arts Center Ends Run

Utah Shakespeare Festival’s World Premiere of Jason Ma’s GOLD MOUNTAIN Starring Ali Ewoldt and Jonny Lee Jr. Ends Limited Run on November 20

The Utah Shakespeare Festival is presenting the world premiere production of Gold Mountain, an original musical by Jason Ma, in November of 2021. Alan Muraoka is  directing, having been at the helm for multiple workshops, presentations, and concert versions of the piece since 2015. This marks a return to Utah for Gold Mountain. A staged concert, starring Broadway’s Ali Ewoldt(Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables), … Continue reading Utah Shakespeare Festival’s World Premiere of Jason Ma’s GOLD MOUNTAIN Starring Ali Ewoldt and Jonny Lee Jr. Ends Limited Run on November 20

Photo Diary: Inside Utah Shakespeare Festival’s World Premiere of Jason Ma’s GOLD MOUNTAIN Starring Ali Ewoldt and Jonny Lee Jr.

Last week, I flew to Salt Lake City for the Utah Shakespeare Festival’s world premiere production of Gold Mountain, a new musical by two-time ASCAP Foundation Award recipient Jason Ma, currently playing a limited run through November 20 at the West Valley Performing Arts Center in West Valley City, UT. The world premiere of Gold Mountain, part of the Thrive 125 celebration of 125 years of Utah statehood, … Continue reading Photo Diary: Inside Utah Shakespeare Festival’s World Premiere of Jason Ma’s GOLD MOUNTAIN Starring Ali Ewoldt and Jonny Lee Jr.

Photos: Utah Shakespeare Festival’s World Premiere of Jason Ma’s GOLD MOUNTAIN Starring Ali Ewoldt and Jonny Lee Jr.

The Utah Shakespeare Festival is presenting the world premiere production of Gold Mountain, an original musical by Jason Ma, in November of 2021. Alan Muraoka is  directing, having been at the helm for multiple workshops, presentations, and concert versions of the piece since 2015. This marks a return to Utah for Gold Mountain. A staged concert, starring Broadway’s Ali Ewoldt(Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables), … Continue reading Photos: Utah Shakespeare Festival’s World Premiere of Jason Ma’s GOLD MOUNTAIN Starring Ali Ewoldt and Jonny Lee Jr.

Tony-Winning Utah Shakespeare Festival to Present World Premiere of Jason Ma’s GOLD MOUNTAIN Starring Ali Ewoldt and Jonny Lee Jr., Nov. 4-Nov. 20

The Utah Shakespeare Festival is presenting the world premiere production of Gold Mountain, an original musical by Jason Ma, in November of 2021. Alan Muraoka is slated to direct, having been at the helm for multiple workshops, presentations, and concert versions of the piece since 2015. This marks a return to Utah for Gold Mountain. A staged concert, starring Broadway’s Ali Ewoldt(Phantom of the Opera, … Continue reading Tony-Winning Utah Shakespeare Festival to Present World Premiere of Jason Ma’s GOLD MOUNTAIN Starring Ali Ewoldt and Jonny Lee Jr., Nov. 4-Nov. 20

Path to GOLD MOUNTAIN Lined with Gratitude for AAPI Community

I caught up with writer/composer Jason Ma as his musical GOLD MOUNTAIN is about to reach a milestone, a world premiere production presented by Utah Shakespeare Festival. In the midst of pre-production and sorting through video submissions from actors, we talked about what was on his mind as he prepares for the upcoming November run of his show, a new musical about Chinese laborers on … Continue reading Path to GOLD MOUNTAIN Lined with Gratitude for AAPI Community

Broadway on Demand Extends Stream of CollaborAzian’s All-Asian American Production of A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Starring Cindy Cheung, Karl Josef Co, Ali Ewoldt, Diane Phelan, and Thom Sesma through July 28; A Benefit Concert for Stop AAPI Hate

Due to popular demand, Broadway on Demand is extending the stream of CollaborAzian’s A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, helmed by theatre and television director Alan Muraoka (“Sesame Street,” Aladdin, Miss Saigon), and starring an all-Asian American cast featuring Cindy Cheung (“13 Reasons Why”) as Miss Shingle and The Others, Karl Josef Co (Pacific Overtures) as Monty Navarro, Ali Ewoldt (The Phantom of the Opera) as … Continue reading Broadway on Demand Extends Stream of CollaborAzian’s All-Asian American Production of A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Starring Cindy Cheung, Karl Josef Co, Ali Ewoldt, Diane Phelan, and Thom Sesma through July 28; A Benefit Concert for Stop AAPI Hate

Aug. 2: Richard Kind, Ali Ewoldt, Raymond J. Lee, Deborah Grausman, Lamont Brown and More Set for BROADWAY IN THE BERKSHIRES, A Benefit for Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center is presenting a special one-night-only benefit performance of Broadway in the Berkshires on Monday, August 2 at 7:00PM at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street, Great Barrington, MA. Proceeds from the event will benefit the theater. For tickets and information call (413) 528-0100 or visit www.mahaiwe.org. Broadway in the Berkshires, a magical evening of all-star entertainment, features Broadway’s brightest stars. … Continue reading Aug. 2: Richard Kind, Ali Ewoldt, Raymond J. Lee, Deborah Grausman, Lamont Brown and More Set for BROADWAY IN THE BERKSHIRES, A Benefit for Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

Jul. 15: Tony Award Winner Lea Salonga to Host Virtual All-Asian American Production of A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Starring Cindy Cheung, Karl Josef Co, Ali Ewoldt, Diane Phelan, and Thom Sesma

Tony Award Winner and Disney Legend Lea Salonga will make a special appearance as the host of CollaborAzian’s production of A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder on Thursday, July 15th, 2021. The abridged version of Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak’s musical is directed by Sesame Street’s Alan Muraoka and features an all-Asian American cast and production team. “Historically, Asian American artists have been … Continue reading Jul. 15: Tony Award Winner Lea Salonga to Host Virtual All-Asian American Production of A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Starring Cindy Cheung, Karl Josef Co, Ali Ewoldt, Diane Phelan, and Thom Sesma

Broadway Barkada Celebrated Philippine Independence Day with “Broadway Stripped”, A Benefit Concert Featuring Ali Ewoldt, Billy Bustamante, Jaygee Macapugay, Aaron J. Albano, Steven Cuevas, Liz Casasola and Brian Jose at The Space LV

Broadway Barkada celebrated Philippine Independence Day with “Broadway Stripped”, an intimate show of Broadway songs and stories featuring Filipino American stars of Broadway – Ali Ewoldt (The Phantom of the Opera), Aaron J. Albano (Hamilton), Jaygee Macapugay (School of Rock), Billy Bustamante, Brian Jose (Miss Saigon), and Liz Casasola (Imelda) on June 11 at The Space LV in Las Vegas.  Music Director Steve Cuevas was featured … Continue reading Broadway Barkada Celebrated Philippine Independence Day with “Broadway Stripped”, A Benefit Concert Featuring Ali Ewoldt, Billy Bustamante, Jaygee Macapugay, Aaron J. Albano, Steven Cuevas, Liz Casasola and Brian Jose at The Space LV