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

Jeanne Sakata’s HOLD THESE TRUTHS Starring Jomar Tagatac Begins Previews at Capital Stage on August 25; 2021-2022 Season Lineup Includes Joshua Harmon’s ADMISSIONS, Lauren Yee’s THE GREAT LEAP, Antoinette Nwandu’s PASS OVER, THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT, SMART PEOPLE, and MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY

The 2021-2022 Season will mark Capital Stage’s 17th season beginning with Jeanne Sakata’s HOLD THESE TRUTHS, directed by Jeffrey Lo (VIETGONE, THE GREAT LEAP – A VIRTUAL PERFORMANCE), and starring Jomar Tagatac (VIETGONE). HOLD THESE TRUTHS is a Co-Production with SF Playhouse, and will be offered as live in person performances, Wednesday, August 25 – Saturday, September 26, 2021. Opening night is set for Saturday, August 28 … Continue reading Jeanne Sakata’s HOLD THESE TRUTHS Starring Jomar Tagatac Begins Previews at Capital Stage on August 25; 2021-2022 Season Lineup Includes Joshua Harmon’s ADMISSIONS, Lauren Yee’s THE GREAT LEAP, Antoinette Nwandu’s PASS OVER, THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT, SMART PEOPLE, and MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY

Lauren Yee, Rajiv Joseph, Kimber Lee, Vichet Chum, Charlayne Woodard and More Receive 2021 Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, has announced the recipients of the first round of the 2021 Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards. The awards, totaling $1,072,000, allow 28 productions extra time for the development and rehearsal of new plays with the entire creative team, hoping to extend the life of the world premiere play after its first run. This round represents the … Continue reading Lauren Yee, Rajiv Joseph, Kimber Lee, Vichet Chum, Charlayne Woodard and More Receive 2021 Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards

Obie Winner Joe Ngo is Living His Best Life with the Very Personal Story of CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND; North American Tour Kicks off at Arena Stage – April 12, 2022

Joe Ngo is currently appearing in The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis (The Rep) production of  Mlima’s Tale, a moving, lyrical journey through the dark world of the international ivory trade from two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage, helmed by Shariffa Ali, at COCA’s state-of-the-art Berges Theatre (6880 Washington Ave St. Louis, MO) through July 11, 2021. Tickets are available: repstl.org. ‘Mlima’s Tale’ tells the story of … Continue reading Obie Winner Joe Ngo is Living His Best Life with the Very Personal Story of CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND; North American Tour Kicks off at Arena Stage – April 12, 2022

San Francisco Playhouse’s 2020/21 Season, Act III to Include HOLD THESE TRUTHS by Jeanne Sakata, THE SONG OF SUMMER by Lauren Yee and STARTING HERE, STARTING NOW by Richard Maltby, Jr. and David Shire

San Francisco Playhouse announced its return to in-person performances with fully staged productions of Hold These Truths by Jeanne Sakata, The Song of Summer by Lauren Yee, and Starting Here, Starting Now by Richard Maltby, Jr. and David Shire. All three productions will also be available as on-demand video streams for audiences to enjoy at home. “After fourteen months of broadcasting theatre into our patrons’ … Continue reading San Francisco Playhouse’s 2020/21 Season, Act III to Include HOLD THESE TRUTHS by Jeanne Sakata, THE SONG OF SUMMER by Lauren Yee and STARTING HERE, STARTING NOW by Richard Maltby, Jr. and David Shire

Signature Theatre Celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with Asian Imagination: How Art and Theatre Can Combat AAPI Violence Featuring David Henry Hwang, Lauren Yee, Chay Yew, Francis Jue, Courtney Reed, Joe Ngo and Diep Tran on May 26; AAPI Heritage Month Virtual Happy Hour on May 27

In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Signature Theatre is presenting Asian Imagination: How Art and Theatre Can Combat AAPI Violence—a community conversation about art’s ability to perpetuate and combat harmful stereotypes on Thursday, May 26 at 7:00pm. Excerpts from Signature playwrights David Henry Hwang’s and Lauren Yee’s Soft Power and Cambodian Rock Band will be presented and followed by a conversation between David, Lauren, and director Chay Yew, … Continue reading Signature Theatre Celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with Asian Imagination: How Art and Theatre Can Combat AAPI Violence Featuring David Henry Hwang, Lauren Yee, Chay Yew, Francis Jue, Courtney Reed, Joe Ngo and Diep Tran on May 26; AAPI Heritage Month Virtual Happy Hour on May 27

THE GREAT LEAP’s Grant Chang Receives 2021 LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Award Nomination for Lead Actor in a Play

THE GREAT LEAP’s Grant Chang Receives 2021 LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Award Nomination for Lead Actor in a Play https://wp.me/p8ilTC-8CN East West Players, Pasadena Playhouse The 31st Annual Ovation Awards ceremony will be held on March 30 at 8:00p.m. Continue reading THE GREAT LEAP’s Grant Chang Receives 2021 LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Award Nomination for Lead Actor in a Play

Capital Stage Presents Virtual Run of Lauren Yee’s THE GREAT LEAP Featuring Dan Hiatt, Edward Chen, Matthew Hanjoong, and Rinabeth Apostol, Oct. 19 – 25

Capital Stage Presents Virtual Run of Lauren Yee’s THE GREAT LEAP Featuring Dan Hiatt, Edward Chen, Matthew Hanjoong, and Rinabeth Apostol, Oct. 19 – 25 https://wp.me/p8ilTC-7sZ Continue reading Capital Stage Presents Virtual Run of Lauren Yee’s THE GREAT LEAP Featuring Dan Hiatt, Edward Chen, Matthew Hanjoong, and Rinabeth Apostol, Oct. 19 – 25

Broadway & Beyond Theatricals to Present North American Tour of the Signature Theatre Production of Lauren Yee’s CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND

Broadway & Beyond Theatricals to Present North American Tour of the Signature Theatre Production of Lauren Yee’s CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND https://wp.me/p8ilTC-7mG Continue reading Broadway & Beyond Theatricals to Present North American Tour of the Signature Theatre Production of Lauren Yee’s CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND

Steppenwolf Theatre Company’s Chicago Premiere of Lauren Yee’s THE GREAT LEAP Nominated for Three 2020 Equity Jeff Awards including Performer in a Supporting Role for James Seol, Lighting Design and Original Music in a Play

Steppenwolf Theatre Company’s Chicago Premiere of Lauren Yee’s THE GREAT LEAP Nominated for Three 2020 Equity Jeff Awards including Performer in a Supporting Role for James Seol, Lighting Design and Original Music in a Play https://wp.me/p8ilTC-7jB Continue reading Steppenwolf Theatre Company’s Chicago Premiere of Lauren Yee’s THE GREAT LEAP Nominated for Three 2020 Equity Jeff Awards including Performer in a Supporting Role for James Seol, Lighting Design and Original Music in a Play