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Asian American Theatre Artists Honored by LA Drama Critics Circle

The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle announced the recipients of its 50th annual awards for distinguished achievement in theatre tonight at Pasadena Playhouse. Wenzel Jonespresided over the festivities, and Christopher Raymond served as music director. The Asian American theatre artists… Continue Reading

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Lucille Lortel Awards Feature Asian American Theatre Artists

Nominations for the 34th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway were announced this week and Asian American theatre garnered their share of nominations. A complete list and story are in Playbill, but the Asian American artists nabbing nominations include… Continue Reading

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Rap + Vietnam + Arkansas = Qui Nguyen’s Poor Yella Rednecks at South Coast Repertory Sequel to Hit Vietgone

COSTA MESA, Calif. (​​March ​15, 2019)—The next chapter of playwright Qui Nguyen’s story about his family history—Poor Yella Rednecks—is a raucously funny, deeply moving take on the immigrant story, told with his signature hip-hop and rap style. The play premieres… Continue Reading

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Aapac Releases Expanded 2016-17 Diversity Report For New York City Theaters—Diversity Drops For Hiring Of Actors; Points To Inequities In The Hiring Of Writers And Directors Of Color.

(NEW YORK, March 4, 2019) The Asian American Performers Action Coalition (AAPAC) released its annual report,”Ethnic Representation on New York City Stages” today for the 2016-17 theatre season, covering shows produced on Broadway and at the 18 largest non-profit theatre… Continue Reading