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

Award-winning Actor and San Francisco Native Francis Jue Will Portray the Monk in San Francisco Opera’s Production of Bright Sheng and David Henry Hwang’s DREAM OF THE RED CHAMBER, June 14–July 3

San Francisco Opera presents Bright Sheng and David Henry Hwang’s Dream of the Red Chamber from June 14-July 3 at the War Memorial Opera House. The musical retelling of the 18th-century novel by Cao Xueqin, one of China’s literary masterworks, played to sold-out audiences during its initial run at San Francisco Opera in 2016 and has since garnered international acclaim through presentations at the 2017 … Continue reading Award-winning Actor and San Francisco Native Francis Jue Will Portray the Monk in San Francisco Opera’s Production of Bright Sheng and David Henry Hwang’s DREAM OF THE RED CHAMBER, June 14–July 3

Rajiv Joseph’s LETTERS OF SURESH, Thom Sesma, Lloyd Suh’s THE CHINESE LADY, Shannon Tyo, Francis Jue and KRISTINA WONG, SWEATSHOP OVERLORD Among the 2022 Lucille Lortel Awards Nominees; Full List of Nominees

Broadway’s POTUS stars Lilli Cooper and Lea DeLaria announced the nominations for the 37th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway today. This year, the awards will be handed out by a few Host/Presenter pairs on Sunday, May 1, 2022 at NYU Skirball beginning at 7:00pm EST. The Lucille Lortel Awards are produced by the Off-Broadway League and Lucille Lortel Theatre, with additional support … Continue reading Rajiv Joseph’s LETTERS OF SURESH, Thom Sesma, Lloyd Suh’s THE CHINESE LADY, Shannon Tyo, Francis Jue and KRISTINA WONG, SWEATSHOP OVERLORD Among the 2022 Lucille Lortel Awards Nominees; Full List of Nominees

Francis Jue, Emily Kuroda, Jeena Yi, Atra Asdou, Gabriel Brown and Chivas Michael Set for Yale Rep’s Production of Susan Soon He Stanton’s TODAY IS MY BIRTHDAY through Feb. 19; On-Demand Stream Will Be Available from Feb. 20-Mar. 5

Francis Jue, Emily Kuroda, Jeena Yi, Atra Asdou, Gabriel Brown and Chivas Michael Set for Yale Rep’s Production of Susan Soon He Stanton’s TODAY IS MY BIRTHDAY through Feb. 19; On-Demand Stream Will Be Available from Feb. 20-Mar. 5 Continue reading Francis Jue, Emily Kuroda, Jeena Yi, Atra Asdou, Gabriel Brown and Chivas Michael Set for Yale Rep’s Production of Susan Soon He Stanton’s TODAY IS MY BIRTHDAY through Feb. 19; On-Demand Stream Will Be Available from Feb. 20-Mar. 5

Opening Night Photos: Signature Theatre Extends Anna Deavere Smith’s TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992, Featuring Francis Jue, Elena Hurst, Wesley T. Jones, Karl Kenzler, and Tiffany Rachelle Stewart through Nov. 21

Signature Theatre has announced a one-week extension for Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992, National Humanities Medal-recipient Anna Deavere Smith’s gathering of voices surrounding the 1992 L.A. civil unrest in a complex portrait of a city’s racial anguish. The production, directed by Taibi Magar and now running through November 21 at Signature’s Irene Diamond Stage, brings five performers into its dissonant chorus-a bold ensemble vision of a work that was first … Continue reading Opening Night Photos: Signature Theatre Extends Anna Deavere Smith’s TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992, Featuring Francis Jue, Elena Hurst, Wesley T. Jones, Karl Kenzler, and Tiffany Rachelle Stewart through Nov. 21

First Look: Francis Jue, Elena Hurst, Wesley T. Jones, Karl Kenzler, and Tiffany Rachelle Stewart in Signature Theatre’s Revival of Anna Deavere Smith’s TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992, Opening Night is Nov. 1

Signature Theatre is presenting a revival of Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992, National Humanities Medal-recipient Anna Deavere Smith’s gathering of voices surrounding the 1992 L.A. civil unrest in a complex portrait of a city’s racial anguish. The production, directed by Taibi Magar and running October 12-November 14, brings five performers into its dissonant chorus-a bold ensemble vision of a work that was first performed solo by Smith in 1993, … Continue reading First Look: Francis Jue, Elena Hurst, Wesley T. Jones, Karl Kenzler, and Tiffany Rachelle Stewart in Signature Theatre’s Revival of Anna Deavere Smith’s TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992, Opening Night is Nov. 1

Oct. 15: BIPOC Night for Signature Theatre’s Revival of Anna Deavere Smith’s TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992 Starring Francis Jue, Elena Hurst, Wesley T. Jones, Karl Kenzler, and Tiffany Rachelle Stewart

Signature Theatre is presenting a revival of Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992, National Humanities Medal-recipient Anna Deavere Smith’s gathering of voices surrounding the 1992 L.A. civil unrest in a complex portrait of a city’s racial anguish. The production, directed by Taibi Magar and running October 12-November 14, brings five performers into its dissonant chorus-a bold ensemble vision of a work that was first performed solo by Smith in 1993, … Continue reading Oct. 15: BIPOC Night for Signature Theatre’s Revival of Anna Deavere Smith’s TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992 Starring Francis Jue, Elena Hurst, Wesley T. Jones, Karl Kenzler, and Tiffany Rachelle Stewart

Kelly Marie Tran and Tony Award® Winner David Henry Hwang and Original Cast Members of His and Jeanine Tesori’s SOFT POWER Including Billy Bustamante, Francis Jue, Jon Hoche, Paul HeeSang Miller, Kendyl Ito, Austin Ku, Raymond J. Lee, Jaygee Macapugay, Kristen Faith Oei, Emily Stillings, Kyra Smith, and John Yi, Perform in Kennedy Center’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert Airing on PBS on Oct. 1

Kelly Marie Tran and Tony Award® Winner David Henry Hwang and Original Cast Members of His and Jeanine Tesori’s SOFT POWER Including Billy Bustamante, Francis Jue, Jon Hoche, Paul HeeSang Miller, Kendyl Ito, Austin Ku, Raymond J. Lee, Jaygee Macapugay, Kristen Faith Oei, Emily Stillings, Kyra Smith, and John Yi, Perform in Kennedy Center’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert Airing on PBS on Oct. 1 Continue reading Kelly Marie Tran and Tony Award® Winner David Henry Hwang and Original Cast Members of His and Jeanine Tesori’s SOFT POWER Including Billy Bustamante, Francis Jue, Jon Hoche, Paul HeeSang Miller, Kendyl Ito, Austin Ku, Raymond J. Lee, Jaygee Macapugay, Kristen Faith Oei, Emily Stillings, Kyra Smith, and John Yi, Perform in Kennedy Center’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert Airing on PBS on Oct. 1

Tony Award® Winner David Henry Hwang and Original Cast Members of His and Jeanine Tesori’s SOFT POWER Set for Kennedy Center’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert on Sept. 14; To Be Broadcast Nationwide on PBS on Oct. 1

(WASHINGTON) — The Kennedy Center’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert, to be held on September 14 in the Concert Hall, will now be broadcast across the nation on October 1 at 9 p.m. ET as THE KENNEDY CENTER at 50 on PBS, PBS.org, and the PBS video app. Echoing “An American Pageant for the Arts,” the 1962 fundraising telecast for the National Cultural Center hosted by … Continue reading Tony Award® Winner David Henry Hwang and Original Cast Members of His and Jeanine Tesori’s SOFT POWER Set for Kennedy Center’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert on Sept. 14; To Be Broadcast Nationwide on PBS on Oct. 1

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