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Seattle Times’ Footlight Awards Recognizes Asian American Talent

A double handful of folks including Book It’s A TALE FOR THE TIME BEING Qui Nguyen’s VIETGONE ReAct Theatre’s THE ALIENS Christopher Chen’s CAUGHT (with shoutouts to Keiko Green and Kevin Lin) Sara Porkalob in PUMP BOYS Diana Huey in THE LITTLE MERMAID http://www.seattletimes.com/entertainment/theater/footlight-awards-2016-honoring-the-best-in-local-theater/

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Willa Kim, Tony-winning costume designer, dies on Vashon Island

Willa Kim, the petite and unfailingly elegant theatrical costume designer whose exuberant, sometimes over-the-top designs brought her two Tony Awards and a solid reputation for innovation in the dance world, died Friday on Vashon Island. She was 99. http://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/willa-kim-tony-winning-costume-designer-dies-on-vashon-island/

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Dipika Guha and Susan Stanton Among Seattle Public Theater’s Emerald Prize Nominees

Seattle Public Theater Interim Artistic Director Kelly Kitchens announced a new biennial $10,000 Emerald Prize to be awarded by the organization. “Seattle Public Theater is dedicated to producing new plays for Seattle audiences, but rarely has the opportunity to produce world premiere… Continue Reading

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Kumu Kahua Theatre Presents a Drama of Our Forgotten History

  WHAT: Buffalo’ed by Jeannie Barroga WHERE: Kumu Kahua Theatre, 46 Merchant Street WHEN: January 26 – February 26, 2017 COST: $5-$25; Ticket information below INFO: 536-4441, kumukahua.org HONOLULU, HI—Kumu Kahua Theatre begins 2017 with a story of Anglo colonization reaching into… Continue Reading

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Three Seattle Filipino Americans Win Residencies at Village Theatre

From Broadway World… Village Theatre‘s Village Originals program, under the leadership of Associate Artistic Director Brandon Ivie, has announced the new Village Originals Writers Residency aimed at developing new musicals from their earliest stages. They include Justin Huertas, Sara Porkalob and… Continue Reading