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

Virginia Stage Company Presents Jeanne Sakata’s HOLD THESE TRUTHS Starring Greg Watanabe, Oct. 19- Nov. 7

Virginia Stage Company is presenting Jeanne Sakata’s award-winning solo play, Hold These Truths, helmed by Seema Sueko and starring Greg Watanabe at The Wells Theatre, 108 E. Tazewell St., Norfolk, VA, as part of Season 42: A Season Like No Other. An unsung American hero, Gordon Hirabayashi, fought passionately for the Constitution against an unexpected adversary: his own country. During World War II, he refused to report to a … Continue reading Virginia Stage Company Presents Jeanne Sakata’s HOLD THESE TRUTHS Starring Greg Watanabe, Oct. 19- Nov. 7

L.A. Theatre Works Presents Free Stream of Jeanne Sakata’s New Audio Play, FOR US ALL, Featuring Greg Watanabe, Derek Mio, Joy Osmanski, Paul Yen, Josh Stamberg, Brooke Ishibashi, Tess Lina, André Sogliuzzo, Mike McShane and Ed Asner through 8/13

L.A. Theatre Works is presenting a free stream of Jeanne Sakata’s new audio play, For Us All, helmed by Anna Lyse Erikson through August 13.  For Us All follows a team of lawyers who use a little known legal writ to fight to overturn the conviction of Fred Korematsu, unjustly sentenced for resisting the WWII mass incarceration of all Japanese Americans on the West Coast. … Continue reading L.A. Theatre Works Presents Free Stream of Jeanne Sakata’s New Audio Play, FOR US ALL, Featuring Greg Watanabe, Derek Mio, Joy Osmanski, Paul Yen, Josh Stamberg, Brooke Ishibashi, Tess Lina, André Sogliuzzo, Mike McShane and Ed Asner through 8/13

Jul. 28: Contemporary Asian Theater Scene (CATS) In Conversation with HOLD THESE TRUTHS’ Director Jeffrey Lo and Star Jomar Tagatac

Contemporary Asian Theater Scene CATS is continuing their conversation with theater artists making their mark, on Wednesday, July 27 at 5:00 pm PST/ 8:00 pm EST featuring Director and Playwright Jeffrey Lo and award-winning actor, Jomar Tagatac. The chat, moderated by Leianne Lamb, will stream on Facebook Live on the CATS page. Jeffrey and Jomar’s latest collaboration is a co-production of Jeanne Sakata’s Hold These Truths which ended … Continue reading Jul. 28: Contemporary Asian Theater Scene (CATS) In Conversation with HOLD THESE TRUTHS’ Director Jeffrey Lo and Star Jomar Tagatac

Capital Stage Presents A Co-Production with SF Playhouse of Jeanne Sakata’s HOLD THESE TRUTHS Starring Jomar Tagatac, Aug. 25 – Sept. 26

Capital Stage is opening 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 will be live and in-person, as well as available on demand August 25-September 26, 2021. Jeffrey Lo returns to Capital Stage after directing VIETGONE, and our Virtual Performances Production of THE GREAT … Continue reading Capital Stage Presents A Co-Production with SF Playhouse of Jeanne Sakata’s HOLD THESE TRUTHS Starring Jomar Tagatac, Aug. 25 – Sept. 26

San Francisco Playhouse Presents Lauren Yee’s THE SONG OF THE SUMMER Starring Riley Cheng, Anne Darragh, Riley Hashimoto, Monica Ho, Jeremy Kahn, and Reggie D. White, July 20 – Aug. 14

San Francisco Playhouse presents The Song of Summer by Lauren Yee, directed by Bill English. The play marks the company’s second in-person production since the coronavirus pandemic began, following Hold These Truths by Jeanne Sakata. The show will also be available as an on-demand video stream for audiences to enjoy at home. In-person performances at 450 Post Street will take place July 20 through August … Continue reading San Francisco Playhouse Presents Lauren Yee’s THE SONG OF THE SUMMER Starring Riley Cheng, Anne Darragh, Riley Hashimoto, Monica Ho, Jeremy Kahn, and Reggie D. White, July 20 – Aug. 14