Francis Jue, Lainie Sakakura, Allen Gilmore, Jon Norman Schneider, Shannon Tyo, Ralph B. Peña, Aline Mayagoitia, Alaudin Ullah, Lisa Helmi Johanson and More Nominated for Connecticut Critics Circle Awards; Winners to Be Presented Tonight at Long Wharf Theatre

Long Wharf Theatre’s “The Chinese Lady” and Hartford Stage’s “Lost in Yonkers” and Music Theatre of Connecticut’s production of “Falsettoland” lead the shows nominated for the 30th annual Connecticut Critics Circle Awards. The awards event, which celebrates the best in professional theater in the state, will be held Monday, June 27 at 7:30 p.m. at the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven. Kenneth Gartman, a New … Continue reading Francis Jue, Lainie Sakakura, Allen Gilmore, Jon Norman Schneider, Shannon Tyo, Ralph B. Peña, Aline Mayagoitia, Alaudin Ullah, Lisa Helmi Johanson and More Nominated for Connecticut Critics Circle Awards; Winners to Be Presented Tonight at Long Wharf Theatre

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

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

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