KRISTINA WONG, SWEATSHOP OVERLORD Set for La Jolla Playhouse, Sept. 20-Oct. 16

La Jolla Playhouse’s is presenting the multiple Award-winning solo show, Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord, written and performed by Pulitzer Prize finalist Kristina Wong (featured in the Playhouse’s Digital WOW production of Binge) and directed by Chay Yew (Playhouse’s Cambodian Rock Band) in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre, September 20 – October 16. For tickets and information, please visit LaJollaPlayhouse.org. The creative team includes Junghyun Georgia Lee, Scenic Designer; Linda Cho, Costume Designer; Amith Chandrashaker, … Continue reading KRISTINA WONG, SWEATSHOP OVERLORD Set for La Jolla Playhouse, Sept. 20-Oct. 16

NYTW’s Off-Broadway Premiere of KRISTINA WONG, SWEATSHOP OVERLORD has been named a finalist for the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, and Garnered a 2022 Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Solo Show and 2022 Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Solo Performance

The critically-acclaimed Off-Broadway premiere of Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord by NYTW Usual Suspect Kristina Wong, helmed by Obie Award winner and NYTW Usual Suspect Chay Yew (Oedipus El Rey) has been racking up awards this season, including being named a finalist for the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. “A humorous and moving performance piece detailing how the author became the founder of a homemade face mask operation in … Continue reading NYTW’s Off-Broadway Premiere of KRISTINA WONG, SWEATSHOP OVERLORD has been named a finalist for the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, and Garnered a 2022 Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Solo Show and 2022 Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Solo Performance

Consortium of Asian American Theaters and Artists’ National Asian American Theater Festival & Conference (ConFest) Virtual Showcase Set for May 20-29

The Consortium of Asian American Theaters and Artists announced that registration is now open for its National Asian American Theater Festival & Conference (ConFest) Virtual Showcase scheduled for May 20-29, 2022. Register here. Originally planned as an in-person convening, CAATA currently sees this virtual event as its best path forward. When CAATA accepted the invitation to convene ConFest in Honolulu, it pledged to center the … Continue reading Consortium of Asian American Theaters and Artists’ National Asian American Theater Festival & Conference (ConFest) Virtual Showcase Set for May 20-29

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

Apr. 23: Kristina Wong and Randall Tamura to Receive 2022 Visionary Awards at East West Players (EWP) Annual Visionary Awards Dinner

East West Players (EWP), the nation’s longest-running Asian American theater and the largest producing organization of Asian American artistic work, celebrates HERE. US. NOW!, its 56th Anniversary season with the Annual Visionary Awards Dinner & Silent Auction. Recognizing the achievements of individuals who have raised the visibility of the Asian Pacific American (APA) community through their craft, the gala fundraiser takes place on Saturday, April … Continue reading Apr. 23: Kristina Wong and Randall Tamura to Receive 2022 Visionary Awards at East West Players (EWP) Annual Visionary Awards Dinner

Limited Run for Critically-Acclaimed KRISTINA WONG, SWEATSHOP OVERLORD at New York Theatre Workshop Ends November 21: Streaming Begins December 4

This is your final weekend to see the critically-acclaimed Off-Broadway premiere of Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord by NYTW Usual Suspect Kristina Wong, helmed by Obie Award winner and NYTW Usual Suspect Chay Yew (Oedipus El Rey).  Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord began previews on Monday October 25, 2021 at New York Theatre Workshop, opened on  November 4, and ends its limited run on Sunday, November 21, 2021. For those … Continue reading Limited Run for Critically-Acclaimed KRISTINA WONG, SWEATSHOP OVERLORD at New York Theatre Workshop Ends November 21: Streaming Begins December 4

Photos: CAATA and A4’s AAPI/BIPOC Community Night at NYTW’s World Premiere Preview of KRISTINA WONG, SWEATSHOP OVERLORD

Consortium of Asian American Theaters and Artists (CAATA), Asian American Arts Alliance (A4), and New York Theatre Workshop hosted a special preview performance of the Off-Broadway premiere of Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord by NYTW Usual Suspect Kristina Wong, helmed by Obie Award winner and NYTW Usual Suspect Chay Yew (Oedipus El Rey) on Halloween Eve. Gaven Trinidad moderated a conversation with performer and writer Kristina Wong and director … Continue reading Photos: CAATA and A4’s AAPI/BIPOC Community Night at NYTW’s World Premiere Preview of KRISTINA WONG, SWEATSHOP OVERLORD

Sneak Peek: KRISTINA WONG, SWEATSHOP OVERLORD; Consortium of Asian American Theaters and Artists (CAATA), Asian American Arts Alliance (A4), and New York Theatre Workshop to Host Special Performance and Q & A for AAPI, BIPOC Artists & Activists on Oct. 30

Last Friday, I got a sneak peek of the Off-Broadway premiere of Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord by NYTW Usual Suspect Kristina Wong, helmed by Obie Award winner and NYTW Usual Suspect Chay Yew (Oedipus El Rey).  Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord began previews on Monday October 25, 2021 at New York Theatre Workshop (79 E 4th Street, New York, NY 10003). Opening night is set for Thursday November 4, … Continue reading Sneak Peek: KRISTINA WONG, SWEATSHOP OVERLORD; Consortium of Asian American Theaters and Artists (CAATA), Asian American Arts Alliance (A4), and New York Theatre Workshop to Host Special Performance and Q & A for AAPI, BIPOC Artists & Activists on Oct. 30

Chay Yew to Helm KRISTINA WONG, SWEATSHOP OVERLORD at NYTW, Oct. 25-Nov. 21

New York Theatre Workshop is presenting Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord by NYTW Usual Suspect Kristina Wong (Kristina Wong for Public Office) and directed by Obie Award winner and NYTW Usual Suspect Chay Yew (Oedipus El Rey). Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord will begin previews on Monday October 25, 2021, at New York Theatre Workshop (79 E 4th Street, New York, NY 10003), and is set to open on Thursday November 4, for … Continue reading Chay Yew to Helm KRISTINA WONG, SWEATSHOP OVERLORD at NYTW, Oct. 25-Nov. 21

NYTW Presents Aleshea Harris’ BROTHER, BROTHER Starring André De Shields, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Amari Cheatom, and  Owen Tabaka; and Kristina Wong, SWEATSHOP OVERLORD

NYTW Presents Aleshea Harris’ BROTHER, BROTHER Starring André De Shields, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Amari Cheatom, and  Owen Tabaka; and Kristina Wong, SWEATSHOP OVERLORD https://wp.me/p8ilTC-99s Continue reading NYTW Presents Aleshea Harris’ BROTHER, BROTHER Starring André De Shields, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Amari Cheatom, and  Owen Tabaka; and Kristina Wong, SWEATSHOP OVERLORD