Jojo Gonzalez, Francesca McKenzie, Brandon Jones, Freddy Acevedo, Vanessa Severo, Eileen Rivera, Jimmy Kieffer, Darrington Clark, Sam Cordes, Manon Halliburton, and Chelsea Rolfes Set for Kansas City Rep’s TWELFTH NIGHT; Helmed by Nelson T. Eusebio III with Original Music by Composer Jason Ma

Kansas City Repertory Theatre kicks off its 2022-23 season with Twelfth Night, written by William Shakespeare and adapted and directed by Associate Artistic Director Nelson T. Eusebio III. Preview performances begin on September 6 and will continue through Sept 25, 2022 at Spencer Theatre, located in the University of Missouri-Kansas City Volker Campus, 4949 Cherry St, Kansas City, MO 64110. Opening night is Friday, September 9. … Continue reading Jojo Gonzalez, Francesca McKenzie, Brandon Jones, Freddy Acevedo, Vanessa Severo, Eileen Rivera, Jimmy Kieffer, Darrington Clark, Sam Cordes, Manon Halliburton, and Chelsea Rolfes Set for Kansas City Rep’s TWELFTH NIGHT; Helmed by Nelson T. Eusebio III with Original Music by Composer Jason Ma

Sept. 6-25: Jojo Gonzalez, Francesca McKenzie, Brandon Jones, Freddy Acevedo, Vanessa Severo, Eileen Rivera, Jimmy Kieffer, Darrington Clark, Sam Cordes, Manon Halliburton, and Chelsea Rolfes Set for Kansas City Rep’s TWELFTH NIGHT; Helmed by Nelson T. Eusebio III with Original Music by Composer Jason Ma

Kansas City Repertory Theatre opens its 2022-23 season with Twelfth Night, written by William Shakespeare and adapted and directed by Associate Artistic Director Nelson T. Eusebio III. Performances run September 6 through 25, 2022, at Spencer Theatre. Twelfth Night is a delightful comedy of mistaken identity, music, and the madness of love. Associate Artistic Director Nelson T. Eusebio III (he/him/his) stated, “I am thrilled to … Continue reading Sept. 6-25: Jojo Gonzalez, Francesca McKenzie, Brandon Jones, Freddy Acevedo, Vanessa Severo, Eileen Rivera, Jimmy Kieffer, Darrington Clark, Sam Cordes, Manon Halliburton, and Chelsea Rolfes Set for Kansas City Rep’s TWELFTH NIGHT; Helmed by Nelson T. Eusebio III with Original Music by Composer Jason Ma

Sept. 6-25: Francesca McKenzie, Brandon Jones, Freddy Acevedo, Vanessa Severo, Jojo Gonzalez, Eileen Rivera, Jimmy Kieffer, Darrington Clark, Sam Cordes, Manon Halliburton, and Chelsea Rolfes Set for Kansas City Rep’s TWELFTH NIGHT; Helmed by Nelson T. Eusebio III with Original Music by Composer Jason Ma

Kansas City Repertory Theatre opens its 2022-23 season with Twelfth Night, written by William Shakespeare and adapted and directed by Associate Artistic Director Nelson T. Eusebio III. Performances run September 6 through 25, 2022, at Spencer Theatre. Twelfth Night is a delightful comedy of mistaken identity, music, and the madness of love. Associate Artistic Director Nelson T. Eusebio III (he/him/his) stated, “I am thrilled to … Continue reading Sept. 6-25: Francesca McKenzie, Brandon Jones, Freddy Acevedo, Vanessa Severo, Jojo Gonzalez, Eileen Rivera, Jimmy Kieffer, Darrington Clark, Sam Cordes, Manon Halliburton, and Chelsea Rolfes Set for Kansas City Rep’s TWELFTH NIGHT; Helmed by Nelson T. Eusebio III with Original Music by Composer Jason Ma

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

Stephen Schwartz Presents Lyricists Jason Ma and Daniel Mertzlufft with 2021 ASCAP Foundation Harold Adamson Lyric Awards for Musical Theatre During ASCAP Foundation Honors 2021 Virtual Event

Musical Theatre Legend Stephen Schwartz presented lyricists Jason Ma and Daniel Mertzlufft with 2021 ASCAP Foundation Harold Adamson Lyric Awards for Musical Theatre during the ASCAP Foundation Honors 2021 virtual event, which streamed on The ASCAP Foundation YouTube channel on December 14. The ASCAP Foundation Harold Adamson Lyric Awards are presented annually to aspiring lyricists who participate in an ASCAP or ASCAP Foundation workshop in the musical theater, pop and/or country and … Continue reading Stephen Schwartz Presents Lyricists Jason Ma and Daniel Mertzlufft with 2021 ASCAP Foundation Harold Adamson Lyric Awards for Musical Theatre During ASCAP Foundation Honors 2021 Virtual Event

Rep. Elizabeth Weight Presents Jason Ma with Special Citation from the Utah State Legislature Honoring the Utah Shakespeare Festival’s World Premiere of His Musical GOLD MOUNTAIN; Limited Run at West Valley Performing Arts Center Ends Run

There is nothing like going out with a bang and on a high note. Rep. Elizabeth Weight (D-District 31) presented two-time ASCAP Foundation Award recipient Jason Ma with his first Official Citation honoring the Utah Shakespeare Festival’s world premiere production of his original musical, Gold Mountain, for which he wrote the book, music and lyrics, before the evening performance at the West Valley Performing Arts Center … Continue reading Rep. Elizabeth Weight Presents Jason Ma with Special Citation from the Utah State Legislature Honoring the Utah Shakespeare Festival’s World Premiere of His Musical GOLD MOUNTAIN; Limited Run at West Valley Performing Arts Center Ends Run

Utah Shakespeare Festival’s World Premiere of Jason Ma’s GOLD MOUNTAIN Starring Ali Ewoldt and Jonny Lee Jr. Ends Limited Run on November 20

The Utah Shakespeare Festival is presenting the world premiere production of Gold Mountain, an original musical by Jason Ma, in November of 2021. Alan Muraoka is directing, having been at the helm for multiple workshops, presentations, and concert versions of the piece since 2015. This marks a return to Utah for Gold Mountain. A staged concert, starring Broadway’s Ali Ewoldt(Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables), … Continue reading Utah Shakespeare Festival’s World Premiere of Jason Ma’s GOLD MOUNTAIN Starring Ali Ewoldt and Jonny Lee Jr. Ends Limited Run on November 20

Photo Diary: Inside Utah Shakespeare Festival’s World Premiere of Jason Ma’s GOLD MOUNTAIN Starring Ali Ewoldt and Jonny Lee Jr.

Last week, I flew to Salt Lake City for the Utah Shakespeare Festival’s world premiere production of Gold Mountain, a new musical by two-time ASCAP Foundation Award recipient Jason Ma, currently playing a limited run through November 20 at the West Valley Performing Arts Center in West Valley City, UT. The world premiere of Gold Mountain, part of the Thrive 125 celebration of 125 years of Utah statehood, … Continue reading Photo Diary: Inside Utah Shakespeare Festival’s World Premiere of Jason Ma’s GOLD MOUNTAIN Starring Ali Ewoldt and Jonny Lee Jr.

Photos: Utah Shakespeare Festival’s World Premiere of Jason Ma’s GOLD MOUNTAIN Starring Ali Ewoldt and Jonny Lee Jr.

The Utah Shakespeare Festival is presenting the world premiere production of Gold Mountain, an original musical by Jason Ma, in November of 2021. Alan Muraoka is  directing, having been at the helm for multiple workshops, presentations, and concert versions of the piece since 2015. This marks a return to Utah for Gold Mountain. A staged concert, starring Broadway’s Ali Ewoldt(Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables), … Continue reading Photos: Utah Shakespeare Festival’s World Premiere of Jason Ma’s GOLD MOUNTAIN Starring Ali Ewoldt and Jonny Lee Jr.

Jason Ma is Filled with Gratitude to be Receiving the 2021 ASCAP Foundation Harold Adamson Lyric Award for Musical Theatre, the Utah Shakespeare Festival World Premiere of GOLD MOUNTAIN and Release of THE RAINBOW LULLABY

It has been an eventful week for Jason Ma. He was on a lunch break from rehearsal of the Utah Shakespeare Festival’s world premiere production of his new musical, Gold Mountain in the Salt Lake City area, when he got the call that he is one of two 2021 ASCAP Foundation Harold Adamson Lyric Award recipients this year. He will share the award with Daniel Mertzlufft, a NY-based composer and … Continue reading Jason Ma is Filled with Gratitude to be Receiving the 2021 ASCAP Foundation Harold Adamson Lyric Award for Musical Theatre, the Utah Shakespeare Festival World Premiere of GOLD MOUNTAIN and Release of THE RAINBOW LULLABY