Limited Run for Critically-Acclaimed KRISTINA WONG, SWEATSHOP OVERLORD at New York Theatre Workshop Ends November 21: Streaming Begins December 4

This is your final weekend to see the critically-acclaimed Off-Broadway premiere of Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord by NYTW Usual Suspect Kristina Wong, helmed by Obie Award winner and NYTW Usual Suspect Chay Yew (Oedipus El Rey).  Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord began previews on Monday October 25, 2021 at New York Theatre Workshop, opened on  November 4, and ends its limited run on Sunday, November 21, 2021. For those … Continue reading Limited Run for Critically-Acclaimed KRISTINA WONG, SWEATSHOP OVERLORD at New York Theatre Workshop Ends November 21: Streaming Begins December 4

Photos: CAATA and A4’s AAPI/BIPOC Community Night at NYTW’s World Premiere Preview of KRISTINA WONG, SWEATSHOP OVERLORD

Consortium of Asian American Theaters and Artists (CAATA), Asian American Arts Alliance (A4), and New York Theatre Workshop hosted a special preview performance of the Off-Broadway premiere of Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord by NYTW Usual Suspect Kristina Wong, helmed by Obie Award winner and NYTW Usual Suspect Chay Yew (Oedipus El Rey) on Halloween Eve. Gaven Trinidad moderated a conversation with performer and writer Kristina Wong and director … Continue reading Photos: CAATA and A4’s AAPI/BIPOC Community Night at NYTW’s World Premiere Preview of KRISTINA WONG, SWEATSHOP OVERLORD

Sneak Peek: KRISTINA WONG, SWEATSHOP OVERLORD; Consortium of Asian American Theaters and Artists (CAATA), Asian American Arts Alliance (A4), and New York Theatre Workshop to Host Special Performance and Q & A for AAPI, BIPOC Artists & Activists on Oct. 30

Last Friday, I got a sneak peek of the Off-Broadway premiere of Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord by NYTW Usual Suspect Kristina Wong, helmed by Obie Award winner and NYTW Usual Suspect Chay Yew (Oedipus El Rey).  Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord began previews on Monday October 25, 2021 at New York Theatre Workshop (79 E 4th Street, New York, NY 10003). Opening night is set for Thursday November 4, … Continue reading Sneak Peek: KRISTINA WONG, SWEATSHOP OVERLORD; Consortium of Asian American Theaters and Artists (CAATA), Asian American Arts Alliance (A4), and New York Theatre Workshop to Host Special Performance and Q & A for AAPI, BIPOC Artists & Activists on Oct. 30

Oct. 9: Jeanne Sakata’s FOR US ALL Starring Jomar Tagatac, Paul Yen and Lois Shih, Will Stream in IAMA’s 2nd Annual ‘Pass The Mic’ Online Festival; Full Lineup

Excerpts from Jeanne Sakata’s  L.A. Theatre Works commissioned new audio play, For Us All, will be streamed online during IAMA Theatre Company’s second annual Pass the Mic virtual theater festival on Saturday, Oct. 9 at 6 p.m. PT / 9 p.m. ET, then remain available to view on demand through Sunday, Oct. 24. Tickets are on sale now at iamatheatre.com. For Us All follows a team … Continue reading Oct. 9: Jeanne Sakata’s FOR US ALL Starring Jomar Tagatac, Paul Yen and Lois Shih, Will Stream in IAMA’s 2nd Annual ‘Pass The Mic’ Online Festival; Full Lineup

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, Alaudin 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, Alaudin Ullah, Charlie Oh, Nina Ki, Nicholas Pilapil, Nandita Shenoy, and Noa Gardner; Full Lineup of Artists

Chay Yew to Helm KRISTINA WONG, SWEATSHOP OVERLORD at NYTW, Oct. 25-Nov. 21

New York Theatre Workshop is presenting Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord by NYTW Usual Suspect Kristina Wong (Kristina Wong for Public Office) and directed by Obie Award winner and NYTW Usual Suspect Chay Yew (Oedipus El Rey). Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord will begin previews on Monday October 25, 2021, at New York Theatre Workshop (79 E 4th Street, New York, NY 10003), and is set to open on Thursday November 4, for … Continue reading Chay Yew to Helm KRISTINA WONG, SWEATSHOP OVERLORD at NYTW, Oct. 25-Nov. 21

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, Alaudin 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, Alaudin Ullah, Charlie Oh, Nina Ki, Nicholas Pilapil, Nandita Shenoy, and Noa Gardner; Full Lineup of Artists

May 21: Works by David Henry Hwang, Genny Lim, Jeanne Sakata, Qui Nguyen, Chay Yew, Julia Cho, Nandita Shenoy and Susan Soon He Stanton Set for The Barrow Group’s benefit, “Reflections: Celebrating Asian American Theatre Past, Present and Future” Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month 

For Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the Barrow Group will be presenting a benefit, “Reflections: Celebrating Asian American Theatre Past, Present and Future,” this Friday, May 21st at 7pm EST. You can experience this event over Zoom, or watch the stream live on The Barrow Group’s Facebook page. Short excerpts will be taken from plays by Asian American playwrights David Henry Hwang, Genny … Continue reading May 21: Works by David Henry Hwang, Genny Lim, Jeanne Sakata, Qui Nguyen, Chay Yew, Julia Cho, Nandita Shenoy and Susan Soon He Stanton Set for The Barrow Group’s benefit, “Reflections: Celebrating Asian American Theatre Past, Present and Future” Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month 

Signature Theatre Celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with Asian Imagination: How Art and Theatre Can Combat AAPI Violence Featuring David Henry Hwang, Lauren Yee, Chay Yew, Francis Jue, Courtney Reed, Joe Ngo and Diep Tran on May 26; AAPI Heritage Month Virtual Happy Hour on May 27

In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Signature Theatre is presenting Asian Imagination: How Art and Theatre Can Combat AAPI Violence—a community conversation about art’s ability to perpetuate and combat harmful stereotypes on Thursday, May 26 at 7:00pm. Excerpts from Signature playwrights David Henry Hwang’s and Lauren Yee’s Soft Power and Cambodian Rock Band will be presented and followed by a conversation between David, Lauren, and director Chay Yew, … Continue reading Signature Theatre Celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with Asian Imagination: How Art and Theatre Can Combat AAPI Violence Featuring David Henry Hwang, Lauren Yee, Chay Yew, Francis Jue, Courtney Reed, Joe Ngo and Diep Tran on May 26; AAPI Heritage Month Virtual Happy Hour on May 27

Apr. 24: Francis Jue, Emily Kuroda, Aurora Adachi-Winter, James Chen, and Alec Silver set for Goodman Theatre’s Future Labs Virtual Reading of Max Yu’s NIGHTWATCH with Chay Yew at Helm

Apr. 24: Francis Jue, Emily Kuroda, Aurora Adachi-Winter, James Chen, and Alec Silver set for Goodman Theatre’s Future Labs Virtual Reading of Max Yu’s NIGHTWATCH with Chay Yew at Helm https://wp.me/p8ilTC-9il Continue reading Apr. 24: Francis Jue, Emily Kuroda, Aurora Adachi-Winter, James Chen, and Alec Silver set for Goodman Theatre’s Future Labs Virtual Reading of Max Yu’s NIGHTWATCH with Chay Yew at Helm