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Lia Chang: Daryl “Chill” Mitchell and Ann Harada to Star in Staged Reading of Internal Bleeding by Christine Toy Johnson

Daryl “Chill” Mitchell

Daryl “Chill” Mitchell


Daryl “Chill” Mitchell (television’s “Brothers”, “Ed” and “The John Larroquette Show”) and Ann Harada (“Avenue Q”, “9 to 5”, “Les Miserables”) will star in a special exploratory staged reading of INTERNAL BLEEDING by Christine Toy Johnson, directed by Robert McQueen, on the second floor of Actors’ Equity Association, 165 West 46 St., New York City on April 5th at 6:30pm. The cast of INTERNAL BLEEDING also features Eddie Aldrich, Helen Farmer, Jaygee Macapugay and Ariel Estrada.

The reading, sponsored by the Equal Employment Opportunity Committee of Actors’ Equity Association, is the culmination of a short workshop exploring casting an actor with a disability (Mr. Mitchell) in a role that is written as both disabled and non-disabled, and will be followed by a panel discussion. Admission is free, but seating is limited, RSVP to Pearl Brady at 212-869-8530, ext. 346, or by emailing eeo@actorsequity.org.

INTERNAL BLEEDING is also made possible in part with public funds from the Manhattan Community Arts Fund, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. Additional funding has been made possible by the Puffin Foundation.
www.christinetoyjohnson.com

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Lia Chang is an actor, performance and fine art botanical photographer, and an award-winning multimedia journalist.

As a photographer and videographer, Lia collaborates with artists, organizations and companies in establishing their documentary photo archive and social media presence. She has been documenting her colleagues and contemporaries in the arts, fashion and journalism since making her stage debut as Liat in the National Tour of South Pacific, with Robert Goulet and Barbara Eden.

Selections of Lia’s archive of Asian Pacific Americans in the arts, fashion, journalism, politics and space are now in the newly created LIA CHANG THEATER PHOTOGRAPHY PORTFOLIO in the ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN PERFORMING ARTS COLLECTION housed in the Library of Congress Asian Division’s Asian American Pacific Islander Collection.

Lia’s portraits and performance photos have appeared in Vanity Fair, Gourmet, German Elle, Women’s Wear Daily, The Paris Review, TV Guide, Daily Variety, Interior Design, American Theatre, Broadwayworld.com, Life & Style, OUT, New York Magazine, InStyle, Timeout.com, Villagevoice.com, Playbill.com, Theatermania.com, thelmagazine.com, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, USA Today, The Boston Globe, New York Times and Washington Post. A former syndicated arts and entertainment columnist for KYODO News, Lia is the New York Bureau Chief for AsianConnections.com. She writes about culture, style and Asian American issues for a variety of publications and this Backstage Pass with Lia Chang blog.

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