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

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

HADESTOWN Reopens Tonight at the Walter Kerr Theatre Lead by André De Shields, Eva Noblezada, Reeve Carney, Amber Gray, and Tom Hewitt

The Broadway production of Hadestown begins performances at the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48th Street) on Thursday, September 2, with 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 nominee Amber Gray as Persephone, and Grammy Award winner and two-time Tony Award nominee Eva Noblezada as Eurydice leading … Continue reading HADESTOWN Reopens Tonight at the Walter Kerr Theatre Lead by André De Shields, Eva Noblezada, Reeve Carney, Amber Gray, and Tom Hewitt

Reflections on the Amazing Broadway Legend, Alvin Ing – From Those Who Knew Him

By Lia Chang, Evan D’Angeles and Yuka Takara Legendary star of stage and screen, actor and singer Alvin Ing was best known for his Broadway roles in Pacific Overtures and Flower Drum Song, and the 2014 Paramount Pictures feature crime-drama The Gambler, where he starred as Mr. Lee opposite Mark Wahlberg, along with John Goodman, Jessica Lange and Brie Larsen. He also appeared in the … Continue reading Reflections on the Amazing Broadway Legend, Alvin Ing – From Those Who Knew Him

Jin Ha. Photo by Lia Chang

Broadway Cast of HAMILTON to Include Miguel Cervantes, Jin Ha, Krystal Joy Brown, James Monroe Iglehart, Mandy Gonzalez, Tamar Greene and More; Performances Begin Sept. 14

When Hamilton resumes performances on Broadway at the Richard Rodgers Theatre on September 14, Miguel Cervantes will lead the company as Alexander Hamilton with Jin Ha as Aaron Burr; Krystal Joy Brown as Eliza Hamilton; Mandy Gonzalez as Angelica Schuyler; Tamar Greene as George Washington; James Monroe Iglehart as Marquis de Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson; Euan Morton as King George III; Fergie L. Philippe as Hercules Mulligan/James Madison; Aubin … Continue reading Broadway Cast of HAMILTON to Include Miguel Cervantes, Jin Ha, Krystal Joy Brown, James Monroe Iglehart, Mandy Gonzalez, Tamar Greene and More; Performances Begin Sept. 14

Celebrating AAPI Legacy Robe Recipients Baayork Lee, Cynthia Onrubia, Nina Zoie Lam, Herman Sebek, Alan Ariano, Lydia Gaston, JoAnn M. Hunter, Darren Lee, Emily Hsu, Marc Oka, Rommy Sandhu, Kristine Bendul, Aaron J. Albano, Lainie Sakakura, MaryAnn Hu, Catherine Ricafort McCreary, and J. Elaine Marcos

Over the past 70 years, there have only been 17 AAPI recipients of the Legacy Robe. Broadway veterans Alan Ariano and Lainie Sakakura, two of the 17 AAPI Legacy Robe recipients, are celebrating Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month by shining the spotlight on those in this very select class. According to the Actors Equity Association Website: “The ritual of the Legacy Robe takes place on … Continue reading Celebrating AAPI Legacy Robe Recipients Baayork Lee, Cynthia Onrubia, Nina Zoie Lam, Herman Sebek, Alan Ariano, Lydia Gaston, JoAnn M. Hunter, Darren Lee, Emily Hsu, Marc Oka, Rommy Sandhu, Kristine Bendul, Aaron J. Albano, Lainie Sakakura, MaryAnn Hu, Catherine Ricafort McCreary, and J. Elaine Marcos