Lucille Lortel Nominated Actor Steven Eng Stars in Jeanne Sakata’s HOLD THESE TRUTHS at People’s Light through May 1

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May 14: HOLD THESE TRUTHS’ Star Joel de la Fuente Set for Marin Montessori School’s Gather for Good Speakers Series on Angel Island

In a moment when our nation is debating our history and questioning our ability to connect with one another, the power of story is more than a theme; it’s an urgent call to return to what binds us together–our stories. On Saturday, May 14, Marin Montessori School, in partnership with the Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation, is presenting the third annual Gather for Good Speaker Series … Continue reading May 14: HOLD THESE TRUTHS’ Star Joel de la Fuente Set for Marin Montessori School’s Gather for Good Speakers Series on Angel Island

Tamlyn Tomita and Sean Miura to Co-host Live Broadcast of Virtual Reading of Jeanne Sakata’s HOLD THESE TRUTHS Starring Ryun Yu, Greg Watanabe, Michael Hisamoto, Hansel Tan, Jomar Tagatac, and Steven Eng to Benefit Consortium of Asian American Theaters and Artists (CAATA)

Created in response to the sharp rise in hate directed toward the AAPI community over the past few years, Boston Court Pasadena, East West Players, and Pasadena Playhouse have joined forces to share a virtual reading of Jeanne Sakata’s timely solo play Hold These Truths. The evening is co-directed by Jessica Kubzansky and Margaret Shigeko Starbuck. Co-director Jessica Kubzansky says, “I have had the privilege of … Continue reading Tamlyn Tomita and Sean Miura to Co-host Live Broadcast of Virtual Reading of Jeanne Sakata’s HOLD THESE TRUTHS Starring Ryun Yu, Greg Watanabe, Michael Hisamoto, Hansel Tan, Jomar Tagatac, and Steven Eng to Benefit Consortium of Asian American Theaters and Artists (CAATA)

Feb. 28: Ryun Yu, Greg Watanabe, Michael Hisamoto, Hansel Tan, Jomar Tagatac, and Steven Eng Set for Live Virtual Reading of Jeanne Sakata’s HOLD THESE TRUTHS to Benefit Consortium of Asian American Theaters and Artists (CAATA)

Created in response to the sharp rise in hate directed toward the AAPI community over the past few years, Boston Court Pasadena, East West Players, and Pasadena Playhouse have joined forces to share a virtual reading of Jeanne Sakata’s timely solo play Hold These Truths. The evening is co-directed by Jessica Kubzansky and Margaret Shigeko Starbuck. This live-streamed event features six of the wonderful actors … Continue reading Feb. 28: Ryun Yu, Greg Watanabe, Michael Hisamoto, Hansel Tan, Jomar Tagatac, and Steven Eng Set for Live Virtual Reading of Jeanne Sakata’s HOLD THESE TRUTHS to Benefit Consortium of Asian American Theaters and Artists (CAATA)

San Francisco Playhouse and HOLD THESE TRUTHS’ Star Jomar Tagatac Receive 2020-2021 Certificates of Commendation from San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle 

San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle awarded San Francisco Playhouse and HOLD THESE TRUTHS’ star Jomar Tagatac with 2020-2021 Certificates of commendation “for especially courageous and distinguished work online during COVID-19’s devastating forced closures,” in the spirit of continuing its mission to serve local theatres of all types and sizes by recognizing excellence and outstanding achievement in the field.   “The COVID pandemic wreaked … Continue reading San Francisco Playhouse and HOLD THESE TRUTHS’ Star Jomar Tagatac Receive 2020-2021 Certificates of Commendation from San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle 

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

People’s Light to Remount Jeanne Sakata’s HOLD THESE TRUTHS Starring Lucille Lortel Nominated Actor Steven Eng, April 6-May 1, 2022

People’s Light’s planned 2020 production of Jeanne Sakata’s Award winning solo play, Hold These Truths starring Lucille Lortel nominated actor Steven Eng, never saw a live audience last March, though you might have watched it online or caught the WHYY broadcast. Fortunately, the same cast and creative team will reunite in 2022 to finally perform the play in person. Helmed by Desdemona Chiang, the production … Continue reading People’s Light to Remount Jeanne Sakata’s HOLD THESE TRUTHS Starring Lucille Lortel Nominated Actor Steven Eng, April 6-May 1, 2022

Capital Stage Presents A Co-Production with SF Playhouse of Jeanne Sakata’s HOLD THESE TRUTHS Starring Jomar Tagatac through Sept. 26

Capital Stage has opened its doors to patrons for the first time with a Co-Production with SF Playhouse called HOLD THESE TRUTHS by Jeanne Sakata. Capital Stage’s first production of the 2021-2022 Season is live and in-person, as well as available on demand through September 26, 2021. Jeffrey Lo returns to Capital Stage after directing VIETGONE, and our Virtual Performances Production of THE GREAT LEAP. … Continue reading Capital Stage Presents A Co-Production with SF Playhouse of Jeanne Sakata’s HOLD THESE TRUTHS Starring Jomar Tagatac through Sept. 26