Learn about the Revue
Some background on the Revue here. The Revue has tracked Asian American theatre across the world since the early 1990s.
Contact him at gwangung <at> u dot Washington dot edu
Roger Tang (he/him) is a veteran theatre artist of over four decades who counts as his peers folks like David Henry Hwang and Philip Kan Gotanda.
As a playwright, he’s written She Devil of the China Seas, The Jade Con, Shadowed Intent, and Truth and Lies. He has worked with Seattles 14/18 Festival, penned numerous sketches for the Pork Filled Players and several pieces for SIS Productions’ Revealed series of site-specific theatre work.
As a producer, he introduced Northwest audiences to such writers as Qui Nguyen, Prince Gomolvilas, Carla Ching and Genny Lim and has produced numerous Northwest and world premieres, from Hwang’s Bondage andYellow Face to Maggie Lee’s The Clockwork Professor, The Tumbleweed Zephyr and A Hand of Talons.
He has sat on the boards of ReAct Theatre and the Northwest Asian American Theatre (where he helped build the Theatre Off Jackson). Called the “Godfather of Asian American theatre” by A. Magazine, he is a member of the national board for the Consortium of Asian American Theaters and Artists (CAATA) (where he also serves as Secretary), and is the Executive Director for Pork Filled Productions.
More You Can Learn about the Revue
- A. Magazine interview from 1998;
- Featurette from Angry Asian Man
- Celebrate Asian American Theatre: Calendar of Events
- Interview from The Stanford Daily
- Feature from Pushing the Pen
- Feature by Dan Bacalzo