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

Yvette Heyliger, Lia Chang, Ka-Ling Cheung, Nancy Ma, Polly Adams and Vivia Font in Plays 4 Us Reading Series: THE PERSISTENCE OF NASTY Featuring Christine Toy Johnson’s EXPRESSION OR REGRET, BRIDGE TO BARAKA, and Alice Eve Cohen’s MRS. SATAN & THE NASTY WOMAN at Pictor Gallery

Plays 4 Us hosted its latest reading series, The Persistence of Nasty, on February 17 at Pictor Gallery in New York. My first in-person reading post-pandemic was Christine Toy Johnson’s Expression of Regret with Ka-Ling Cheung, and Nancy Ma, where I played U.S. Congresswoman Judy Chu.  In 2012, Congress issued a formal apology to Chinese Americans for their struggles in immigrating to the U.S. in the 19th … Continue reading Yvette Heyliger, Lia Chang, Ka-Ling Cheung, Nancy Ma, Polly Adams and Vivia Font in Plays 4 Us Reading Series: THE PERSISTENCE OF NASTY Featuring Christine Toy Johnson’s EXPRESSION OR REGRET, BRIDGE TO BARAKA, and Alice Eve Cohen’s MRS. SATAN & THE NASTY WOMAN at Pictor Gallery

Feb. 17: Plays 4 Us Reading Series: THE PERSISTENCE OF NASTY Featuring Yvette Heyliger’s BRIDGE TO BARAKA; Christine Toy Johnson’s EXPRESSION OF REGRET with Lia Chang, Ka-Ling Cheung, and Nancy Ma; and Alice Eve Cohen’s MRS. SATAN & THE NASTY WOMAN with Polly Adams and Vivia Font at Pictor Gallery

Plays 4 Us is hosting its next reading series, The Persistence of Nasty, on February 17, 2022 at Pictor Gallery: 547 West 27th Street, Suite 204 in New York. Doors open at 6pm. Starts at 6:30pm. RSVP to: ddpell@yahoo.com or kathrynmarkey@gmail.com. Bring ID, vax cards, and masks. Seating is limited, 25 – 30 people. I’ll be playing U.S. Congresswoman Judy Chu in Christine Toy Johnson’s Expression … Continue reading Feb. 17: Plays 4 Us Reading Series: THE PERSISTENCE OF NASTY Featuring Yvette Heyliger’s BRIDGE TO BARAKA; Christine Toy Johnson’s EXPRESSION OF REGRET with Lia Chang, Ka-Ling Cheung, and Nancy Ma; and Alice Eve Cohen’s MRS. SATAN & THE NASTY WOMAN with Polly Adams and Vivia Font at Pictor Gallery

The Lucille Lortel Theatre Is Presenting Telly Leung’s TOSSING TINSEL WITH TELLY Featuring Special Guests Ann Harada, Michael Maliakel, Jaygee Macapugay, and Kennedy Kanagawa

The Lucille Lortel Theater is presenting TINSEL: A GLOBAL HOLIDAY FESTIVAL in December. On Monday, December 20, join host Telly Leung (ALADDIN, GLEE) for TOSSING TINSEL WITH TELLY at 7 pm at the Lucille Lortel Theatre 121 Christopher Street in NYC, as he and some very special friends spill the tea about their favorite holiday and show biz memories, play a few games, and sing … Continue reading The Lucille Lortel Theatre Is Presenting Telly Leung’s TOSSING TINSEL WITH TELLY Featuring Special Guests Ann Harada, Michael Maliakel, Jaygee Macapugay, and Kennedy Kanagawa

The Dramatists Guild of America Releases New Inclusion Rider for Theatre

The Dramatists Guild of America has released its first ever Inclusion Rider. As part of its commitment to fostering a more equitable, inclusive, and anti-racist industry, the Guild has crafted this Inclusion Rider as a resource to support all dramatists and producers who have a desire to exercise these principles in the hiring of personnel involved in their productions. “We are thrilled to be rolling out … Continue reading The Dramatists Guild of America Releases New Inclusion Rider for Theatre

Christine Toy Johnson, Josh Breckenridge, Kevin Carolan, Harter Clingman, Nick Duckart, Chamblee Ferguson, Sharriese Hamilton, Julia Knitel, Tony LePage, Happy McPartlin, Julie Reiber, and Sharone Sayegh Set for COME FROM AWAY: In Concert at the Lincoln Memorial on Sept. 10

Washington, D.C. – Ford’s Theatre Society is presenting Come From Away: In Concert at the Lincoln Memorial, a free one-night-only concert presentation of the Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical Come From Away on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, September 10, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. Event is rain or shine. Members of the Broadway and national touring companies of Come From Away will star in this 100-minute concert in honor of the 20th anniversary … Continue reading Christine Toy Johnson, Josh Breckenridge, Kevin Carolan, Harter Clingman, Nick Duckart, Chamblee Ferguson, Sharriese Hamilton, Julia Knitel, Tony LePage, Happy McPartlin, Julie Reiber, and Sharone Sayegh Set for COME FROM AWAY: In Concert at the Lincoln Memorial on Sept. 10

Jun. 15 – Jul. 4: George Street Playhouse to Stream Christine Toy Johnson, Andy Grotelueschen, Julie Halston, Triney Sandoval, Zach Shaffer, Doug Harris and Greg Cuellar in Virtual IT’S ONLY A PLAY

George Street Playhouse is presenting award-winning playwright Terrence McNally’s “It’s Only A Play”, directed by Kevin Cahoon. This hilarious work will begin streaming on June 15 and will be available on demand through July 4, 2021. The production, directed by Broadway actor Kevin Cahoon, features Tootsie stars Tony nominee Andy Grotelueschen and veteran actor Julie Halston, along with Christine Toy Johnson, Triney Sandoval, Zach Shaffer, and Greg Cuellar, and was professionally filmed onstage at the New Brunswick Performing … Continue reading Jun. 15 – Jul. 4: George Street Playhouse to Stream Christine Toy Johnson, Andy Grotelueschen, Julie Halston, Triney Sandoval, Zach Shaffer, Doug Harris and Greg Cuellar in Virtual IT’S ONLY A PLAY

Playbill Video: Broadway Performers Salute AAPI Heritage Month with “I am Here” by Adam Gwon

To celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, 32 Asian American Broadway & off-Broadway performers, including George Takei (Allegiance), Ann Harada (Avenue Q, Cinderella), Telly Leung (Aladdin, Godspell), Raymond J Lee (Groundhog Day), Ali Ewoldt (Phantom of the Opera), Jose Llana (King and I) and others honor the vast breadth of their existence in the American story by participating in the world premiere of “I … Continue reading Playbill Video: Broadway Performers Salute AAPI Heritage Month with “I am Here” by Adam Gwon

Amanda Green Makes Dramatists Guild History as First Woman President on the Most Inclusive Board Yet, Along with Vice President Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Treasurer Christine Toy Johnson, and Secretary Kristoffer Diaz

Amanda Green Makes Dramatists Guild History as First Woman President on the Most Inclusive Board Yet, Along with Vice President Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Treasurer Christine Toy Johnson, and Secretary Kristoffer Diaz https://wp.me/p8ilTC-9ey Continue reading Amanda Green Makes Dramatists Guild History as First Woman President on the Most Inclusive Board Yet, Along with Vice President Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Treasurer Christine Toy Johnson, and Secretary Kristoffer Diaz

Mar. 24: Christine Toy Johnson, Ann Harada, Ashley Blanchet, Sammi Cannold, Melissa Errico, L. Morgan Lee, Alie B. Gorrie, Eva Price and Maria Torres Set for New York Theatre Barn’s Women In Theatre Roundtable

Today at 7pm: Christine Toy Johnson, Ann Harada, Ashley Blanchet, Sammi Cannold, Melissa Errico, L. Morgan Lee, Alie B. Gorrie, Eva Price and Maria Torres Set for New York Theatre Barn’s Women In Theatre Roundtable https://wp.me/p8ilTC-8V1 Continue reading Mar. 24: Christine Toy Johnson, Ann Harada, Ashley Blanchet, Sammi Cannold, Melissa Errico, L. Morgan Lee, Alie B. Gorrie, Eva Price and Maria Torres Set for New York Theatre Barn’s Women In Theatre Roundtable