Raymond J. Lee and Ali Ewoldt star in Concert Reading of Jason Ma’s Gold Mountain on May 21, 2012
In celebration of Asian Heritage Month, the Eastern Region Equal Employment Opportunity Committee of Actors’ Equity Association will present a concert reading of GOLD MOUNTAIN
(book, music and lyrics by Jason Ma), on Monday, May 21 at 7 p.m. Directed by Christine Toy Johnson, the reading will take place at Hunter College’s Lang Recital Hall, 69th Street (between Park and Lex) and will feature Raymond J. Lee (ANYTHING GOES
), Ali Ewoldt (LES MISERABLES
), Alan Ariano (MISS SAIGON
), Steven Eng, Whitney Kam Lee, Paolo Montalban (PACIFIC OVERTURES
), Buzz Roddy, Marc de la Cruz, Joshua Dela Cruz, Daniel J. Edwards, Andrew Eisenman, Brian Jose, Jake Manabat and David Shih. Musical direction is by Michael Larsen. Production design is by Bruce Alan Johnson.
Raymond J. Lee
is the untold story of the Chinese men who, in search of a better life for their families, came to California to build the Central Pacific Railroad — endangering their own lives and finding heartache and hardship instead of the gold they were promised. Two star-crossed lovers find each other in the midst of it all and must find a way to escape, or risk never being together again.
Tickets are free, but space is very limited. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 18.
The cast and creative team of Jason Ma’s Gold Mountain, directed by Christine Toy Johnson, outside rehearsal studio D in the Actor’s Equity Association Lounge in New York on May 14, 2012. Photo by Lia Chang
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