May 6: Ali Ewoldt, Diana Huey, Kennedy Kanagawa, Hazel Anne Raymundo, Delphi Borich, Kevin Schuering, Brian Kim McCormick, Caitlin Burke, and Alan Ariano Set for Village Theatre’s Industry Reading of Christine Toy Johnson and Jason Ma’s BROKEN GROUND

Washington’s Village Theatre is presenting a New York City industry reading of the new musical Broken Ground on May 6. The work features a book and lyrics by Christine Toy Johnson with music and lyrics by Jason Ma. The reading will feature an all Asian-American cast and creative team with the cast featuring Ali Ewoldt, Diana Huey, Kennedy Kanagawa, Hazel Anne Raymundo, Delphi Borich, Kevin Schuering, … Continue reading May 6: Ali Ewoldt, Diana Huey, Kennedy Kanagawa, Hazel Anne Raymundo, Delphi Borich, Kevin Schuering, Brian Kim McCormick, Caitlin Burke, and Alan Ariano Set for Village Theatre’s Industry Reading of Christine Toy Johnson and Jason Ma’s BROKEN GROUND

Production Photos: Christian Thompson, Nehal Joshi, Jeff McCarthy, Hayley Podschun, Candice Hatakeyama, Kyra Louise Smith, Alexandra Frohlinger, Stephanie Pope, Cara Rose DiPietro and More in CATCH ME IF YOU CAN at Arena Stage Through Apr. 17

Arena Stage is presenting Catch Me If You Can at the Mead Center for American Theater through April 17. The musical features a book by Terrence McNally, music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman and based on the Dreamworks Motion Picture. Catch Me If You Can, directed by Molly Smith, with choreography by Parker Esse and music direction by Laura Bergquist, … Continue reading Production Photos: Christian Thompson, Nehal Joshi, Jeff McCarthy, Hayley Podschun, Candice Hatakeyama, Kyra Louise Smith, Alexandra Frohlinger, Stephanie Pope, Cara Rose DiPietro and More in CATCH ME IF YOU CAN at Arena Stage Through Apr. 17

SHE LOVES ME Meets CATCH ME IF YOU CAN at Signature Theatre

Last week, Jason Ma and I took the Acela from New York to see our Gold Mountain leading lady, Ali Ewoldt, currently starring as Amalia opposite Deven Kolluri as Georg, in Signature Theatre’s delight production of She Loves Me. Signature Theatre is presenting She Loves Me by Joe Masteroff (book), Jerry Bock (music), and Sheldon Harnick(lyrics), based on a play by Miklos Laszlo, through April 24, … Continue reading SHE LOVES ME Meets CATCH ME IF YOU CAN at Signature Theatre

Final Weekend: Ali Ewoldt and Deven Kolluri Lead Signature Theatre’s SHE LOVES ME through Apr. 24

Signature Theatre is presenting She Loves Me by Joe Masteroff (book), Jerry Bock (music), and Sheldon Harnick(lyrics), based on a play by Miklos Laszlo. The production, directed by Signature’s Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (RENT, A Chorus Line) stars Ali Ewoldt (Broadway’s Les Misérables, Phantom of the Opera) as Amalia Balash, and Deven Kolluri (Geva Theatre’s A Christmas Carol, Bay Street Theater’s Camelot) as Georg Nowack. … Continue reading Final Weekend: Ali Ewoldt and Deven Kolluri Lead Signature Theatre’s SHE LOVES ME through Apr. 24

Watch: Year of the Tiger Celebration with the DNC Featuring Vice President Kamala Harris, DNC Chair Jaime Harrison, DNC Deputy Executive Director Roger Lau, DNC Vice Chair Sen. Tammy Duckworth, DNC AAPI Caucus Chair Bel Leong-Hong, Rep. Judy Chu, Rep. Grace Meng, Rep. Andy Kim, Rep. Ted Lieu, Rep. Pramila Jayapal, Lilan Bowden, David Henry Hwang, Lisa Ling,  Daniel Dae Kim, Timothy Huang, BD Wong, Philippa Soo, Ali Ewoldt, Raymond J. Lee and more

The DNC AAPI Caucus is hosting a virtual Lunar New Year celebration on Thursday, Feb. 10, at 7pm ET / 4pm PT to welcome the Year of the Tiger. The event is hosted in partnership with NextShark, a leading AAPI-focused media company and produced by Enfranchisement, and will be hosted and co-streamed on the DNC YouTube channel and NextShark’s Facebook page. The celebration will feature special appearances … Continue reading Watch: Year of the Tiger Celebration with the DNC Featuring Vice President Kamala Harris, DNC Chair Jaime Harrison, DNC Deputy Executive Director Roger Lau, DNC Vice Chair Sen. Tammy Duckworth, DNC AAPI Caucus Chair Bel Leong-Hong, Rep. Judy Chu, Rep. Grace Meng, Rep. Andy Kim, Rep. Ted Lieu, Rep. Pramila Jayapal, Lilan Bowden, David Henry Hwang, Lisa Ling,  Daniel Dae Kim, Timothy Huang, BD Wong, Philippa Soo, Ali Ewoldt, Raymond J. Lee and more

Ali Ewoldt and Deven Kolluri Set To Lead Signature Theatre’s SHE LOVES ME, Mar. 1-Apr. 24

Signature Theatre is presenting She Loves Me by Joe Masteroff (book), Jerry Bock (music), and Sheldon Harnick(lyrics), based on a play by Miklos Laszlo. The production, directed by Signature’s Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (RENT, A Chorus Line) stars Ali Ewoldt (Broadway’s Les Misérables, Phantom of the Opera) as Amalia Balash, and Deven Kolluri (Geva Theatre’s A Christmas Carol, Bay Street Theater’s Camelot) as Georg Nowack. … Continue reading Ali Ewoldt and Deven Kolluri Set To Lead Signature Theatre’s SHE LOVES ME, Mar. 1-Apr. 24

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.