NYTW’s Off-Broadway Premiere of KRISTINA WONG, SWEATSHOP OVERLORD has been named a finalist for the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, and Garnered a 2022 Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Solo Show and 2022 Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Solo Performance

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) has been racking up awards this season, including being named a finalist for the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. “A humorous and moving performance piece detailing how the author became the founder of a homemade face mask operation in … Continue reading NYTW’s Off-Broadway Premiere of KRISTINA WONG, SWEATSHOP OVERLORD has been named a finalist for the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, and Garnered a 2022 Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Solo Show and 2022 Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Solo Performance

Leviathan Lab to Present Work-in-Progress Showing Of Ariel Estrada’s Solo Show, FULL CONTACT, In Residency At BRIC, Apr. 28-29

Leviathan Lab, a creative studio for Asian American Pacific Islander theatre artists, will present two work-in-process showings of FULL CONTACT, a new solo performance work written and performed by Ariel Estrada (Producing Artistic Director, Leviathan Lab; BIPOC Leadership Circle, artEquity) and directed by Ariel Estrada (Producing Artistic Director, Leviathan Lab; BIPOC Leadership Circle, artEquity,) directed by Gaven Trinidad (Rising Leader of Color, Theatre Communications Group.) … Continue reading Leviathan Lab to Present Work-in-Progress Showing Of Ariel Estrada’s Solo Show, FULL CONTACT, In Residency At BRIC, Apr. 28-29

Chay Yew at Helm of Alaudin Ullah’s DISHWASHER DREAMS at Hartford Stage through March 20

Hartford Stage is presenting Dishwasher Dreams, written and performed by Alaudin Ullah. Helmed by Chay Yew, this timely comedy, which is presented in association with Writers Theatre and features live tabla music composed and performed by percussionist Avirodh Sharma, runs at the Tony Award-winning theatre in downtown Hartford through March 20, 2022. Previews began on February 24 and opening night is March 4. Alaudin, a stand-up … Continue reading Chay Yew at Helm of Alaudin Ullah’s DISHWASHER DREAMS at Hartford Stage through March 20

First Look: Writers Theatre Presents Alaudin Ullah’s DISHWASHER DREAMS in the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre; Performances through January 16

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma and Interim Artistic Director Bobby Kennedy, has kicked off its 2021/22 Season with Dishwasher Dreams, written and performed by Alaudin Ullah, directed by Chay Yew, and in association with Hartford Stage. Dishwasher Dreams began previews on December 9, 2021 and continues through January 16, 2022 in the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre … Continue reading First Look: Writers Theatre Presents Alaudin Ullah’s DISHWASHER DREAMS in the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre; Performances through January 16

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