Asian American Theatre Artists Recognized in Lortel Awards (NY)

Ashley Park in KPOP

The environmental musical KPOP, from Ars Nova, Ma-Yi Theater, and the Woodshed Collective, leads the pack with nine nominations, including Outstanding Musical and representation in each of the four musical performance categories: James Seol for Lead Actor, Ashley Park for Lead Actress, Jason Tam for Featured Actor, and Vanessa Kai for Featured Actress.

Continued at Playbill

Other Asian American artists recognized include:

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical
Steven Eng, Pacific Overtures

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
Paolo Montalban, Bella: An American Tall Tale
Thom Sesma, Pacific Overtures

Outstanding Lighting Design
Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew, KPOP

Outstanding Projection Design
Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew, Relevance


The Godfather of Asian American Theatre

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