Mar. 14: New York Public Library for the Performing Arts to Present My AAPI Broadway Story: Breaking Barriers Featuring Lainie Sakakura, Baayork Lee, Ann Harada, Telly Leung, Jose Llana, and JoAnn M. Hunter

On Monday, March 14, the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts is presenting My AAPI Broadway Story: Breaking Barriers at 6:00pm in the Bruno Walter Auditorium, 40 Lincoln Center Plaza (between the Metropolitan Opera and Lincoln Center Theater or enter on 111 Amsterdam between 64th and 65th St.). This event will take place in person at the Library for the Performing Arts. Directed and … Continue reading Mar. 14: New York Public Library for the Performing Arts to Present My AAPI Broadway Story: Breaking Barriers Featuring Lainie Sakakura, Baayork Lee, Ann Harada, Telly Leung, Jose Llana, and JoAnn M. Hunter

Goodspeed Musicals is Presenting A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING: A CELEBRATION OF RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN, Sept. 24-Nov. 28 

Goodspeed Musicals is presenting A Grand Night for Singing: A Celebration of Rodgers & Hammerstein – marking the thrilling return of live musicals to the Opera House stage. To celebrate the occasion, Goodspeed will hold its twentieth annual Gala on the first night of this rousing revue. The buoyant new production will run September 24 through November 28, 2021 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, … Continue reading Goodspeed Musicals is Presenting A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING: A CELEBRATION OF RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN, Sept. 24-Nov. 28 

Reflections on the Amazing Broadway Legend, Alvin Ing – From Those Who Knew Him

By Lia Chang, Evan D’Angeles and Yuka Takara Legendary star of stage and screen, actor and singer Alvin Ing was best known for his Broadway roles in Pacific Overtures and Flower Drum Song, and the 2014 Paramount Pictures feature crime-drama The Gambler, where he starred as Mr. Lee opposite Mark Wahlberg, along with John Goodman, Jessica Lange and Brie Larsen. He also appeared in the … Continue reading Reflections on the Amazing Broadway Legend, Alvin Ing – From Those Who Knew Him

Broadway Dance Center: FOSSE® REPERTOIRE Workshop with Alex Sanchez and Lainie Sakakura

Alex Sanchez and Lainie Sakakura are teaching a FOSSE® REPERTOIRE Workshop for The Verdon Fosse Legacy on Sunday, June 27 from 4-7pm EST at Broadway Dance Center. $45 in-person, $25 livestream. Click here to sign up to learn “Crunchy Granola Suite” from Bob Fosse’s Dancin’ with Lainie Sakakura, and “Steam Heat” from The Pajama Game with Alex Sanchez. Broadway Dance Center is located at 322 W. 45th St. … Continue reading Broadway Dance Center: FOSSE® REPERTOIRE Workshop with Alex Sanchez and Lainie Sakakura

Celebrating AAPI Legacy Robe Recipients Baayork Lee, Cynthia Onrubia, Nina Zoie Lam, Herman Sebek, Alan Ariano, Lydia Gaston, JoAnn M. Hunter, Darren Lee, Emily Hsu, Marc Oka, Rommy Sandhu, Kristine Bendul, Aaron J. Albano, Lainie Sakakura, MaryAnn Hu, Catherine Ricafort McCreary, and J. Elaine Marcos

Over the past 70 years, there have only been 17 AAPI recipients of the Legacy Robe. Broadway veterans Alan Ariano and Lainie Sakakura, two of the 17 AAPI Legacy Robe recipients, are celebrating Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month by shining the spotlight on those in this very select class. According to the Actors Equity Association Website: “The ritual of the Legacy Robe takes place on … Continue reading Celebrating AAPI Legacy Robe Recipients Baayork Lee, Cynthia Onrubia, Nina Zoie Lam, Herman Sebek, Alan Ariano, Lydia Gaston, JoAnn M. Hunter, Darren Lee, Emily Hsu, Marc Oka, Rommy Sandhu, Kristine Bendul, Aaron J. Albano, Lainie Sakakura, MaryAnn Hu, Catherine Ricafort McCreary, and J. Elaine Marcos

May 28: The Lucille Lortel Foundation is Presenting an IG Live Chat with Broadway Vet Lainie Sakakura and Viet Vo in Celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

As part of the ongoing celebration of Asian American and Pacific Island Heritage Month, The Lucille Lortel Foundation continues to use its social media platforms to help elevate and honor AAPI community members , Please join Viet Vo on the Lucille Lortel Foundation Instagram account, “IG LIVE WITH” on Friday, May 28 at 7pm as he chats with the Broadway Vet Lainie Sakakura (FOSSE, The … Continue reading May 28: The Lucille Lortel Foundation is Presenting an IG Live Chat with Broadway Vet Lainie Sakakura and Viet Vo in Celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Broadway on Demand’s New Dance Series SHARE THE FLOOR Features Lainie Sakakura in Celebration of Asian American and Pacific Island Heritage Month

Updated May 7, 2021 May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month and I am celebrating with my dear friend, frequent collaborator and Broadway veteran, Lainie Sakakura on Broadway On Demand’s new, completely free, dance and social movement series, Share the Floor, created by Christopher Gattelli with Phil LaDuca, on May 6.   The series launched on International Dance Day, hosted by Vasthy Mompoint and featured Richard Riaz Yoder (Hello, … Continue reading Broadway on Demand’s New Dance Series SHARE THE FLOOR Features Lainie Sakakura in Celebration of Asian American and Pacific Island Heritage Month

Apr. 30, May 7 and May 22: Steps on Broadway in association with The Verdon Fosse Legacy is Presenting Intro Fosse® Dance Classes with Lainie Sakakura

Apr. 30, May 7 and May 22: Steps on Broadway in association with The Verdon Fosse Legacy is Presenting Intro Fosse® Dance Classes with Lainie Sakakura https://wp.me/p8ilTC-9kH #stepsonbroadway Continue reading Apr. 30, May 7 and May 22: Steps on Broadway in association with The Verdon Fosse Legacy is Presenting Intro Fosse® Dance Classes with Lainie Sakakura

Watch: GRATEFUL READY OPEN WILLING’s Arnold J. Mungioli In Conversation with Lainie Sakakura, Diane de Boer-Phelan, Ali Ewoldt, Ann Harada and Pearl Sun

Watch: GRATEFUL READY OPEN WILLING’s Arnold J. Mungioli In Conversation with Lainie Sakakura, Diane de Boer-Phelan, Ali Ewoldt, Ann Harada and Pearl Sun https://wp.me/p8ilTC-99b #CelebrateAsianJoy, #UpliftAsianArtists, #SupportAsianBusinesses, #ProtectAsianCommunities, #stopasianhate Continue reading Watch: GRATEFUL READY OPEN WILLING’s Arnold J. Mungioli In Conversation with Lainie Sakakura, Diane de Boer-Phelan, Ali Ewoldt, Ann Harada and Pearl Sun

The Verdon Fosse® Legacy’s Onine Global Fosse® Festival: Learn Trumpet Solo from SING, SING, SING with Lainie Sakakura and Georgina Pazcoguin on Mar. 15

The Verdon Fosse® Legacy’s Online Global Fosse® Festival: Learn Trumpet Solo from SING, SING, SING with Lainie Sakakura and Georgina Pazcoguin on Mar. 15 https://wp.me/p8ilTC-8Tb Broadway Dance Center #FosseFriday Continue reading The Verdon Fosse® Legacy’s Onine Global Fosse® Festival: Learn Trumpet Solo from SING, SING, SING with Lainie Sakakura and Georgina Pazcoguin on Mar. 15