If you have a plenary speaker suggestion, new play, a work-in-progress, or would like to lead a panel, workshop, or presentation session, the Consortium of Asian American Theaters & Artists (CAATA) wants to hear from you! CAATA seeks proposals from… Continue Reading
Pan Asian seeks communications associate! http://www.playbill.com/job/communications-associate
Congratulations to Lloyd Suh and Christine Toy Johnson–they’ve been elected to The Dramatists Guild Council! They join the ranks, along with fellow playwrights Brandon Jacobs-Jenkins, of this esteemed group, dedicated to protecting, informing, and promoting the interests of Dramatists everywhere!
In 2011, four theatre professionals began a collaboration that would lead them to five successful Los Angeles productions, a West Coast premiere, critical acclaim and nominations from both the GLAAD Media Awards and the LA Stage Alliance’s Ovation Awards. Five… Continue Reading
Ann Sanders plays the first Asian American Anna on Broadway in The King and I. And it’s the first time all four leads were played by Korean Americans http://m.playbill.com/news/article/ann-sanders-makes-history-at-broadways-king-and-i-387334
Diep Tran interviews Julia Cho on her work, and two new, upcoming plays, Aubergine and Office Hours. http://www.americantheatre.org/2016/02/17/julia-cho-returns-to-playwriting-with-two-new-plays/
Leah Nanako Winkler’s Kentucky (April 2016) opens their season and Hansol Jung will be the 2016 P73 Playwriting Fellow, which supports a playwright who has yet to have a professional premiere in New York City. Jung was selected from 350 applicants, and will… Continue Reading
East West Players’ David Henry Hwang Writers Institute (DHHWI) in conjunction with Asian Pacific American Friends of the Theatre (APAFT) will sponsor two playwrights for one year residences at East West Players. “This playwriting scholarship is an inspiring new opportunity for playwrights… Continue Reading
H/t Lia Chang: InterAct Theatre Company in partnership with 2015 McKnight Distinguished Artist Award recipient Rick Shiomi has received a $115,000 grant to expand on efforts to build demand for theater made for and by the Asian American community in Philadelphia, from The Doris Duke… Continue Reading
Hello all, the RFP for Conference panels, break-outs, workshops & new play readings for the 5th National Asian American Theater Conference & Festival is up on the CAATA website. Go there now to download and apply. http://caata.net/ Deadline is March 1!