Contact him at gwangung <at> u dot Washington
Roger Tang is a veteran theatre producer of over three decades, working within the Asian American theatre community, and has worked with such playwrights as Tony Award winner David Henry Hwang and Philip Kan Gotanda. As a playwright, he’s written She Devil of the China Seas, The Jade Con, Shadowed Intent, Truth and Lies, Third Generation Heritage and Mac ‘n Dex. He has also penned numerous sketches for the Pork Filled Players and several pieces for SIS Productions’ Revealed series of site-specifc theatre work.
As a producer, he has helmed numerous Northwest and world premieres, from Hwang’s Bondage and Yellow Face to Genny Lim’s Paper Angels, Qui Nguyen’s Living Dead in Denmark, Carla Ching’s Fast Company and Maggie Lee’s The Clockwork Professor. 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.
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