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Photos: Jennifer Ellis, Ciarán Sheehan and Leigh Barrett Star in Reagle’s CAROUSEL through Jun. 19
Erin Mackey, Edward Staudenmayer, Christine Toy Johnson, Manna Nichols, CJ Eldred, Katie Bradley and More Set for SOUTH PACIFIC at the Guthrie Theater, June 18 – August 28
Opera Theatre of Saint Louis Presents World Premiere of Jack Perla and Rajiv Joseph’s SHALIMAR THE CLOWN Starring Sean Panikkar and Andriana Chuchman, June 11 -25
Project1VOICE/1PLAY/1DAY 2016 NYC Flagship Presentation of THE COLORED MUSEUM at Kumble Theater on Jun. 20
STC’s THE TAMING OF THE SHREW Opening Night with André De Shields, Maulik Pancholy, Telly Leung, Oliver Thornton and More
Robert Longbottom, Jodi Long, Jose Llana, Virginia Wing, Darren Lee and Hazel Anne Raymundo Celebrate Alvin Ing’s 84th Birthday -“GOT A LOT OF LIVIN’ TO DO” at The Duplex Cabaret Theatre
Ann Harada, Devin Ilaw, JoAnn Hunter, Valerie Lau-Kee Lai, Winnie Lok, Jason Tam and Christine Toy Johnson Set for Represent-Asian on Broadway: Celebrating Asian American Theatre Artists Working on the Great White Way on May 9
May Adrales Helms “tokyo fish story” Featuring James Saito, Jon Norman Schneider, Tina Chilip and More at The Old Globe, May 28 – June 26
Qui Nguyen’s “Vietgone” wins $25,000 Steinberg/ATCA Award for 2015; Additional $7,500 citations for Steven Dietz’s “Bloomsday” and Jen Silverman’s “The Dangerous House of Pretty Mbane”
Edward James Hyland Set for Wendy Beckett’s A BETTER PLACE at The Duke on 42nd Street, May 4-June 12
John Haggerty, Mariana Cardenas, Kevis Hillocks and More Set for Theatre 167’s Remount of YOU ARE NOW THE OWNER OF THIS SUITCASE, April 9 – May 1
South Coast Repertory Presents World Premiere of Julia Cho’s OFFICE HOUR Starring Sandra Oh, Sola Bamis, Corey Brill and Raymond Lee, April 10-30
Thom Sesma, Greg Watanabe and Jeanne Sakata Set for A SINGLE SHARD at People’s Light, April 27 – May 29
Photos: FLY by Ricardo Khan and Trey Ellis at Crossroads Theatre Co., April 7 – 17
Porchlight’s DREAMGIRLS, Starring Donica Lynn, Candace C. Edwards, Katherine Thomas and Evan Tyrone Martin, Extends through May 22
Photos: Denise Burse, Chinaza Uche and More in Kimber Lee’s “brownsville song (b-side for tray)” at Seattle Rep through April 24
Photos: Jojo Gonzalez, Mia Katigbak, James Yaegashi, Tina Chilip, Jeffrey Omura, Conrad Schott and Tiffany Villarin in MA-YI’s Off-Broadway NY Premiere of HOUSE RULES through Apr. 16
Tarell Alvin McCraney’s HEAD OF PASSES Featuring Phylicia Rashad, John Earl Jelks, Robert Joy, J. Bernard Calloway, Francois Battiste and More, Extends at The Public through April 24
The Old Globe Presents West Coast Premiere of CAMP DAVID with Hallie Foote, Khaled Nabawy & Richard Thomas Reprising Their Roles; Ned Eisenberg Joins Cast – May 13 – June 19
Dominique Morisseau’s SKELETON CREW starring Jason Dirden, Wendell B. Franklin, Lynda Gravatt, Nikiya Mathis and Adesola Osakalumi, transfers this spring Off Broadway to Atlantic’s Linda Gross Theater, May 13 – June 19
Colman Domingo’s DOT starring Marjorie Johnson, Sharon Washington, Stephen Conrad Moore, Libya V Pugh, Colin Hanlon, Michael Rosen and Finnerty Steeves, extends through Mar. 24
ALLEGIANCE Stars Lea Salonga, George Takei, Telly Leung and Katie Rose Clarke at the Performance and CD Signing at Barnes and Noble
Andrew Guilarte Leads the Cast of The Alliance Theatre’s Atlanta Premiere of DISGRACED by Ayad Akhtar, Jan. 27 -Feb. 14
Video: The Making of ‘Allegiance’ Original Broadway Cast Recording featuring Dan Horn
Telly Leung, Billy Porter, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Joshua Henry, Marcus Paul James, Adam Pascal, Eden Espinosa, and Jarrod Spector Join INSPIRATIONAL BROADWAY Concert Lineup on Feb. 15
Kathleen Marshall to Helm Lyrics & Lyricists 2016 Opener ‘A FUNNY THING HAPPENED’ featuring Ann Harada, Darius de Haas, Aaron C. Finley, Elena Shaddow and Betsy Wolfe, Jan. 9 – 11
Broadway’s ‘Allegiance’ to Record Cast Album on Dec. 7
DAMES AT SEA star Mara Davi talks Golden Era Movie Musicals, her Band and More
Telly Leung talks about ‘ALLEGIANCE’ and New CD ‘SONGS FOR YOU’
Sandra Oh Leads Cast of South Coast Repertory’s World Premiere of Julia Cho’s OFFICE HOUR, April 10 – May 1
Emmy Award winner Richard Thomas, Darren Pettie, Derek Smith, Jonathan Hadary, Jonny Orsini and more in Signature’s revival of Arthur Miller’s INCIDENT AT VICHY; Opens Nov. 15
Jose Llana, Christine Toy Johnson, Ann Harada, Ali Ewoldt, Ray Lee, Josh Dela Cruz, Alan Ariano, Joanna Carpenter and more set for CHANGING THE STATS: ASIAN AMERICANS ON BROADWAY Concert on Nov. 2
Final week to see Clarke Thorell, Sean Dugan, Brooke Bloom, Lucy Owen, Chris Perfetti, John Sanders and Izzie Steele in Caryl Churchill’s CLOUD NINE at Atlantic Theater Company
Full Cast Announced for GOTTA DANCE starring André Robin De Shields, Lillias White, Georgia Engel, Stefanie Powers, Lori Tan Chinn and More
FAM (Filipino American Museum) Presents Three Days of Reading Rizal at Bowery Poetry Club, Oct. 17-19
First preview of ALLEGIANCE featuring George Takei, Lea Salonga, Telly Leung, Katie Rose Clarke and Michael K. Lee; opens Nov. 8
La Luna Productions presents Elaina Erika Davis, Karen Lee and more in Carol Fisher Sorgenfrei’s GHOST LIGHT: THE HAUNTING through Nov. 8
Jeff Biehl, Jennifer Ikeda, Peter Kim, Orville Mendoza, KK Moggie and Jeffrey Omura set for NAATCO’s World Premiere of Lloyd Suh’s Charles Francis Chan, Jr.’s Exotic Oriental Murder Mystery, Oct. 26-Nov. 21
Lizan Mitchell and Nikki Walker star in National Black Theatre’s New York premiere of DEAD AND BREATHING by Chisa Hutchinson; opens Nov. 2
Full Circle Theater presents premiere of THEATER: A SACRED PASSAGE at Dreamland Arts in Saint Paul, Nov. 6 – 22
André De Shields, Richarda Abrams, Bryan Hickey, Dan McCormick and More Celebrate Roust Theatre’s HOMELESS AND HOW WE GOT THAT WAY Opening
Greg Watanabe makes Broadway Debut as Mike Masaoka in ‘Allegiance’
Opening Night Photos: Brandon Dirden helmed SEVEN GUITARS at Two River Theater featuring Jason Dirden, Crystal Dickinson, Kevin Mambo, Christina Acosta Robinson, Brian D. Coats, Charlie Hudson III and Brittany Abbott Bellizeare
Ann Harada, Joan Copeland, Walter Willison, Sarah Rice, Lawrence Leritz and more set for Madeline Kahn Tribute at Metropolitan Room on September 12
Photos: In Rehearsal with Seven Guitars’ Director Brandon J. Dirden at Two River Theater
Multimedia: In the Costume Shop with Seven Guitars’ costume designer Karen Perry at Two River Theater
Martin Casella wins 2015 FringeNYC Overall Excellence Award for Playwriting for The Report; Full List of 2015 FringeNYC Overall Excellence Award Winners
InterAct Theatre Company’s world premieres of Christopher Chen’s CAUGHT and Jen Silverman’s THE DANGEROUS HOUSE OF PRETTY MBANE garner multiple Barrymore Award nominations; Full List of Nominees
Quick Silver Theater Company and Classics in Color are co-presenting PROOF starring Lolita Foster, Count Stovall, Nafeesa Monroe and Alejandro Rodriquez at Fourth Street Theater, September 2-13 
George Takei Hunts for @AllegianceBway’s Leading Lady in the second installment of his Trek to Broadway
THE KING AND I’s Jose Llana, Ruthie Ann Miles and Betsy Morgan, HAND TO GOD’s Steven Boyer, DAMES AT SEA’s Lesli Margherita & More Slated for Broadway in Bryant Park on August 13
Broadway’s ALLEGIANCE Launches Docuseries “ALLEGIANCE: Trek to Broadway”
Alan Muraoka helmed THE REPORT starring Michael Countryman premieres in the New York International Fringe Festival, August 15-28
SINGLE ROOM OCCUPANCY, written by and starring Ben Rauch Set for New York International Fringe Festival, 8/14-27
Pork Filled Productions Presents World Premiere of Maggie Lee’s THE TUMBLEWEED ZEPHYR at the 12th Avenue Arts MainStage, August 14 to 29
Playwrights Dipika Guha, Adam Gwon, Octavio Solis and Lauren Yee to Explore the Intersections of Orange County Diversity Through SCR’s CrossRoads this summer
Paul Iacono, Peter Mark Kendall, Jack DiFalco, Bradley Fong, Emily Cass McDonnell, Sea McHale, Zane Pais and Tony Revolori set for The New Group’s Off-Broadway premiere of Philip Ridley’s Mercury Fur; opens August 19
Victory Gardens Theater’s IGNITION Festival of New Plays features new works by Two-time Tony nominee André De Shields, Julia Cho, Minita Gandhi, Basil Kreimendahl, José Rivera, Madhuri Shekar and A. Zell Williams, July 16-19
Ryun Yu stars as Gordon Hirabayashi in Jeanne Sakata’s Hold These Truths at ACT, July 17 – August 16
Photos: Lunch with Tony Winner Lea Salonga and George Takei, Stars of ALLEGIANCE
Jenni Barber joins Original Cast of THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE for 10th Anniversary Benefit Concert on July 6
Photos & Video: Tony Award winner Chuck Cooper, Josh Young, Erin Mackey, Harriett D. Foy, Laiona Michelle and Tom Hewitt in AMAZING GRACE
Two-Time Tony nominee André De Shields, Tony Winner Lillias White, ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK’s Lori Tan Chinn, Stephanie Powers, Georgia Engel & More Will Lead Broadway-Bound Musical GOTTA DANCE in Chicago
The Kilroys 2015’s ‘The List’ includes plays by Eugenie Chan, Sam Chanse, Hansol Jung, Nambi E. Kelley, Rehana Lew Mirza, Leah Nanako Winkler, Lynn Nottage, Jiehae Park, Lisa Ramirez, Tanya Saracho, Jen Silverman, Susan Soon He Stanton, Lauren Yee and More among the 53 most recommended works
The Old Globe Presents World Premiere of Christopher Gattelli Helmed IN YOUR ARMS Featuring Vignettes written by David Henry Hwang, Rajiv Joseph, Douglas Carter Beane, Nilo Cruz, Christopher Durang, Carrie Fisher, Terrence McNally, Marsha Norman, Lynn Nottage, and Alfred Uhry, September 16 – October 25 
Jose Llana and Hoon Lee to play King of Siam in Tony Award-winning production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s THE KING AND I 
Pan Asian Repertory Theatre to Present SAYONARA at Theater Row’s Clurman Theater, July 5 – 26
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Christopher Jackson, Leslie Odom Jr., Phillipa Soo, Anthony Ramos, Daveed Diggs, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Jonathan Groff and more set for HAMILTON; Previews begin July 13
The Kitchen to present AND THAT’S HOW THE RENT GETS PAID, July 14-16
Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis, Anna Chlumsky, Kamilah Forbes, Daniel Talbott to Be Honored at Barefoot’s 2015 Vassallo Awards on June 22
The King and I wins 4 Tony Awards including Best Revival of a Musical, Kelli O’Hara (Best Leading Actress in a Musical), Ruthie Ann Miles (Best Featured Actress in a Musical) and Catherine Zuber (Best Costume Design)
The King and I’s Ruthie Ann Miles Wins #TonyAwards for Best Featured Actress in a Musical
Photos: 2015 Tony Award Winners and Performances
Tony Award winning playwright David Henry Hwang’s Commencement Speech at SUNY Purchase
Michael K. Lee, Christopheren Nomura, Greg Watanabe and More Join George Takei, Lea Salonga and Telly Leung in Broadway’s ALLEGIANCE; Full Cast Announced
Photos: Edie Falco, Bryce Pinkham, Stephanie McKay, Lena Hall, Nick Blaemire, Jacob Ming-Trent, Matthew Saldívar at The 52nd Street Project’s Gala FANCY THAT
Original Cast of THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE including Jose Llana, Derrick Baskin, Deborah S. Craig, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Dan Fogler, Lisa Howard, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Jay Reiss, and Sarah Saltzberg, to Reunite for 10th Anniversary Benefit Concert on July 6
World Premiere Musical HAMILTON Transfers to Broadway; Previews begin July 13
Bill Cobbs, Nate Jacobs, Erich McMillan-McCall, Katori Hall, Clinton Turner Davis, ESOSA, A. Peter Bailey, Maurice Hines, Robert Hooks, Grace Jones, Hattie Winston, Karamu House & More among 2015 National Black Theatre Festival Honorees; Gala on August 3
Photos: Karen Ziemba, Paolo Montalban, Patrick Cassidy, Dana Ivey, Emily Skinner and More in A.C.T.’s A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC; opens May 27
The 2015 Broadway Cast Recording of The Lincoln Center Theater Production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I Starring Tony Award nominees Kelli O’Hara, Ken Watanabe and Ruthie Ann Miles, available on June 2; Extended Run and National Tour Announced
Photos and Video: Telly Leung, Yumi Kurosawa, Lei Pasifika, Soh Daiko perform at The Met’s Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration
Thom Sesma, Emily Padgett, J. Elaine Marcos and Thai Superstar Bie Sukrit lead the cast of the world premiere of WATERFALL at The Pasadena Playhouse, May 29 – June 28 and Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre, October 1-25
Two-Time Tony Award Winner Chita Rivera, Broadway Producer Daryl Roth, Graciela Daniele, Lisa D’Amour, Deirdre O’Connell, Shakina Nayfack, Boo Killebrew, Quincy Tyler Bernstein to be honored at the 6th Annual Lilly Awards on June 1
Original Cast of THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE including Jose Llana, Derrick Baskin, Deborah S. Craig, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Dan Fogler, Lisa Howard, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Jay Reiss, and Sarah Saltzberg, to Reunite for 10th Anniversary Benefit Concert on July 6
Two River Theater 2015/16 Season Lineup includes Brandon J. Dirden helmed Seven Guitars, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Pericles, I Remember Mama, Lives of Reason and Ropes
Playwright Rick Shiomi receives 2015 McKnight Distinguished Artist Award
Christine Toy Johnson helms SEMINAR starring Tony nominee Alan Campbell at Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater, May 14 – June 13
Hamilton Sweeps 2015 Lucille Lortel Awards with 10 Wins; Between Riverside and Crazy Garners 3
Tony Award® Nominees Omar Metwally and Arian Moayed to star in Rajiv Joseph’s GUARDS AT THE TAJ, directed by Amy Morton, at Atlantic Theater Company, May 20-June 28
Production Photos: Tony Award Winners Chita Rivera and Roger Rees star in Terrence McNally’s THE VISIT
Production Photos: Jon Tenney, Emily Ruth James, Tessa Auberjonois, John de Lancie, and Kwana Martinez in World Premiere of Rajiv Joseph’s MR. WOLF at South Coast Repertory through May 3
Teagle F. Bougere, Jeremy Kushnier, Amanda Leigh Cobb, Edward James Hyland and More set for Pittsburgh Public Theater’s OTHELLO through May 17
Thom Sesma, Emily Padgett, J. Elaine Marcos and Thai Superstar Bie Sukrit lead the cast of the world premiere of WATERFALL at The Pasadena Playhouse, May 29 – June 28 and Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre, October 1-25
Lincoln Center Theater’s revival of THE KING AND I starring Ken Watanabe, Kelli O’Hara, Ruthie Ann Miles, Conrad Ricamora and Ashley Park opens to raves
Production Photos: Tam Mutu, Kelli Barrett, Tom Hewitt, Lora Lee Gayer & Paul Alexander Nolan in DOCTOR ZHIVAGO on Broadway; Opens April 21
Jon Tenney, Tessa Auberjonois, John de Lancie, Emily Ruth James and Kwana Martinez in World Premiere of Rajiv Joseph’s MR. WOLF at South Coast Repertory through May 3; SCR Podcast features the playwright’s inspiration
Photo: The Public Theater Presents Tony Award-winner Lemon Andersen’s TOAST starring Tony Nominees Keith David and John Earl Jelks, Hill Harper and more, April 21 – May 10
Photos: Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s YOUR BLUES AIN’T SWEET LIKE MINE starring Brandon J. Dirden, Merritt Janson, Roslyn Ruff, Andrew Hovelson and Charles Weldon at Two River Theater through May 3
A Sumptuous View of Ken Watanabe, Kelli O’Hara, Ruthie Ann Miles, Ashley Park, Conrad Ricamora, Jon Viktor Corpuz, Paul Nakauchi and More in Lincoln Center Theater’s Revival of The King and I
Joe Mantegna receives Lifetime Achievement Award for Film and Television from The Riverside International Film Festival
Hamilton tops Lucille Lortel Award Nominations along with Into the Woods, Between Riverside and Crazy, The Invisible Hand, The Nether and The Fortress of Solitude
Patrick Cassidy, Emily Skinner, Karen Ziemba, Dana Ivey, Paolo Montalban and More set for A.C.T.’s A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, May 20-June 14
Dael Orlandersmith, Jenny Lyn Bader, Lee Hunkins, Kara Lee Corthron, Caridad Svich and Fengar Gael Talk Playwrighting with the League of Professional Theatre Women’s (LPTW) Co-president Maxine Kern at Theater Lab
NYTW Presents New York Premiere of Pulitzer Prize Finalist Dael Orlandersmith’s Solo Show FOREVER, April 22 – May 31 
Signature Theatre’s 25th Anniversary Season to Feature Premieres by A.R. Gurney and Naomi Wallace, Return of OLD HATS & More
Garth Kravits Joins “NEW STANDARDS: Songs For The Stage By Jim Territo” Lineup at 42West on March 25
Mar. 23: League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW) Presents Writing Plays By, For, or About Women at Theater Lab Featuring Dael Orlandersmith, Caridad Svich, Jenny Lyn Bader, Lee Hunkins, Kara Lee Corthron, Fengar Gael
Rebecca Naomi Jones kicks off run as Yitzhak in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH on April 14
Apr. 13: THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE Original Cast Album Release Party at Joe’s Pub will feature André De Shields, Adam Chanler-Berat, Kevin Mambo, Kyle Beltran, Ken Barnett, Britton Smith, Akron Watson and Juson Williams
Production Photos: Kimber Lee’s tokyo fish story starring Sab Shimono, Ryun Yu, Lawrence Kao, Jully Lee and Eddie Mui at South Coast Repertory through March 29
Pearl Sun and Bryce Ryness Star in LONG STORY SHORT at 59E59 Theaters through March 29
Founding Artistic Director James Houghton To Step Down After 2015-16 25th Anniversary Season
MTC Run of World Premiere of The World of Extreme Happiness by Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig, starring Jennifer Lim, Francis Jue, Telly Leung, Jo Mei, James Saito and Sue Jin Song has performances through March 29
Photos: Wendell Pierce, Kevin Mambo, Toccarra Cash, Thaddeus Daniels, Wendell Franklin and Megan Robinson in The Billie Holiday Theatre Production of Jackie Alexander’s Brothers from the Bottom through March 29
Stephen Adly Guirgis’s BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY Starring Stephen McKinley Henderson, Victor Almanzar, Elizabeth Canavan, Rosal Colón, Liza Colón-Zayas, Michael Rispoli and Ron Cephas Jones, has performances through March 22 at Second Stage Theatre
Mar. 9: Francis Jue, Ron Domingo, Orville Mendoza, Judy Blazer, Jake Manabat and More Set for Ma-Yi Theater’s Industry Reading of PAPER DOLLS by Philip Himberg at The Acorn Theatre
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley presents Rajiv Joseph’s THE LAKE EFFECT Starring Adam Poss, Nilanjana Bose, Jason Bowen through March 29
Tony Award® nominated actors Omar Metwally and Arian Moayed to star in Rajiv Joseph’s GUARDS AT THE TAJ, helmed by Amy Morton, at Atlantic Theater Company, May 20-June 28
Jeanne Sakata, Jeremy Guskin, Angela Sauer, Andrew Ross Wynn, Elyse Mirto and More Set for A Noise Within’s FIGARO, March 1-May 10 
Stan Egi, Ellen Crawford, Paige Lindsey White, Bruce Turk, Greg Watanabe and More Set for Jessica Kubzansky helmed PYGMALION at The Pasadena Playhouse, March 17- April 12, 2015
Michael Mayer Helmed BROOKLYNITE Featuring Ann Harada, Matt Doyle, Nicolette Robinson, Andrew Call, Nick Cordero and More, Extends through March 29
Jose Llana Set for Lincoln Center’s American Songbook Debut on March 12
Jaime Castañeda to Helm Rajiv Joseph’s GUARDS AT THE TAJ at La Jolla Playhouse, February 2-28, 2016
Brandon J. Dirden, Merritt Janson, Roslyn Ruff, Andrew Hovelson, Roger Robinson Set for World Premiere of YOUR BLUES AIN’T SWEET LIKE MINE, written and directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson at Two River Theater, April 11-May 3
World Premiere Musical HAMILTON Transfers to Broadway; Previews begin July 13
Video: Viola Davis, Charles Dutton, Laurence Fishburne, James Earl Jones, Suzan-Lori Parks, Phylicia Rashad and More Share Stories in American Masters-August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand Documentary
Wendell Pierce, Kevin Mambo, Toccarra Cash, Thaddeus Daniels, Wendell Franklin and Megan Robinson Set for The Billie Holiday Theatre Production of Jackie Alexander’s Brothers from the Bottom, Mar. 6-29
Rebecca Naomi Jones, Bobby Steggert, Emmanuel Brown, Lynn Cohen and More Set for Charles Mee’s BIG LOVE at Signature Theatre; Opens February 23
Video: BETWEEN RIVERSIDE & CRAZY’s Stephen Adly Guirgis, actor Stephen McKinley Henderson and director Austin Pendleton set for THEATER TALK
Mar. 8- 29: Pursuit of the Perfect Plate: tokyo fish story Premieres at South Coast Repertory starring Lawrence Kao, Jully Lee, Eddie Mui, Sab Shimono and Ryun Yu
Feb. 25- Mar. 1: Patrice Johnson Chevannes, Nana Mensah and Christine Osuala Set for National Black Theatre’s Workshop Production of Mfoniso Udofia’s HER PORTMANTEAU, Helmed by Victor Maog
George Takei Set for Broadway Debut in ALLEGIANCE in October 
Deonna Bouye, Alfredo Huereca, Socorro Santiago, Charles Socarides set for World Premiere of ‘Guadalupe in the Guest Room’ by Tony Meneses at Two River Theater; February 14-March 15
Broadway Bound DOCTOR ZHIVAGO, Featuring Tam Mutu, Kelli Barrett, Tom Hewitt, Paul Nolan, Lora Lee Gayer, Melody Butiu and More, Kicks Off Rehearsal; Previews Begin March 27
Vineyard Theatre Delays First Preview of Michael Mayer Helmed BROOKLYNITE Featuring Ann Harada, Nick Choksi, Matt Doyle, Nicolette Robinson, Andrew Call, Nick Cordero and More
Photos: Lillias White, Scott Wakefield, Ebony Jo-Ann, Tina Fabrique, Marjorie Johnson, Akin Babatundé, Alan Govenar and More at TEXAS IN PARIS at The York Theatre Company
The Old Globe Presents World Premiere of Christopher Gattelli Helmed IN YOUR ARMS Featuring Vignettes written by David Henry Hwang, Rajiv Joseph, Douglas Carter Beane, Nilo Cruz, Christopher Durang, Carrie Fisher, Terrence McNally, Marsha Norman, Lynn Nottage, and Alfred Uhry, September 16 – October 25
Lincoln Center Theater’s The King and I, Starring Ken Watanabe, Kelli O’Hara, Ruthie Ann Miles, Conrad Ricamora, Jon Viktor Corpuz, Paul Nakauchi and More Kick off Rehearsals; Previews Begin March 12
Feb. 5- Mar. 8: New Federal Theatre Kicks off 46th Season Dedicated to Amiri Baraka with Dutchman Revival; Launches Kickstarter Campaign for World Premiere of Most Dangerous Man In America (W. E. B. Du Bois)
Broadway Barkada’s 4th Annual “So This Is Love” Concert at The Cutting Room on February 8
Rehearsal Photos: Jennifer Lim, Francis Jue, Telly Leung, Jo Mei, James Saito and Sue Jin Song in MTC Run of World Premiere of The World of Extreme Happiness by Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig, February 3 – March 29
New York City Blizzard Does Not Deter Broadway Icon Chita Rivera From Performing in Concert Taping for THIRTEEN’s Great Performances Series
Production Photos: Stephen Adly Guirgis’ BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY at Second Stage Theatre
Vineyard Theatre Presents World Premiere of Michael Mayer Helmed BROOKLYNITE Featuring Ann Harada, Nick Choksi, Matt Doyle, Nicolette Robinson, Andrew Call and More, January 30 – March 22
Photos: Tony Award Winning Playwright David Henry Hwang, NEFA, Graham Sheffield CBE and Susan Stockton Receive 2015 ISPA Awards
Second Stage Theatre Presents Stephen Adly Guirgis’ BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY Starring Stephen McKinley Henderson, Victor Almanzar, Elizabeth Canavan, Rosal Colón, Liza Colón-Zayas, Michael Rispoli and Ron Cephas Jones; Opens February 11
Jan. 22: DISGRACED Discussed with Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Ayad Akhtar, Josh Radnor and Aasif Mandvi at The Drama Bookshop
Tony Award Winning Playwright David Henry Hwang to Receive 2015 Distinguished Artist Award at New York 2015 ISPA Congress on January 14, 2015
THE WIZ Turns 40- Photos from Original Broadway Production and BC/EFA Gypsy of The Year Celebration Featuring André De Shields, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Ken Page, Charl Brown, Carly Hughes, Christina Sajous, Alton Fitzgerald White, Lillias White and More
Joey Slotnick, Jeanine Serralles, C.J. Wilson, Mary Beth Peil, Peter Maloney, Clea Lewis and More in Atlantic Theater Company’s American Premiere of Neil Pepe Helmed DYING FOR IT by Moira Buffini, Opens Jan. 8, 2015
Two-Time Tony Award Nominee André De Shields, Bowman Wright, E. Faye Butler, KenYatta Rogers, Jessica Frances Dukes and Michael Anthony Williams Set for Arena Stage’s King Hedley II, February 6- March 8, 2015
Jennifer Lim, Francis Jue, Telly Leung, Jo Mei, James Saito and Sue Jin Song Set for MTC Run of World Premiere of The World of Extreme Happiness by Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig, February 3 – March 29
Photos: Late Night at HERE LIES LOVE with Jaygee Macapugay, David Byrne, Jose Llana, Conrad Ricamora, Melody Butiu and More
Ayad Akhtar’s THE INVISIBLE HAND Stars Usman Ally, Justin Kirk, Jameal Ali and Dariush Kashani at New York Theatre Workshop through January 4, 2015
Final Week to see James Yaegashi, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Ernest Abuba, Tsering Dorjee, James Saito, Jon Norman Schneider in Sarah Ruhl’s “The Oldest Boy” in the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater at LCT; closes Dec. 28
Photos: Phyllis Yvonne Stickney, Micki Grant, Woodie King Jr., Voza Rivers, Talvin Wilks, Garland Thompson Jr., Charles Turner, Jamal Joseph, Debra Ann Byrd and More at harlem is…Theater
Up Close and Personal with Jose Llana; HERE LIES LOVE Star Set for Lincoln Center’s American Songbook Debut on March 12, 2015
Photos: Joey Slotnick, Mary Beth Peil, C.J. Wilson, Jeanine Serralles and More in Atlantic Theater Company’s American Premiere of Neil Pepe Helmed DYING FOR IT by Moira Buffini, Opens Jan. 8, 2015
Ken Watanabe, Kelli O’Hara, Ruthie Ann Miles, Conrad Ricamora, Jon Viktor Corpuz, Paul Nakauchi and More Set for Lincoln Center Theater’s The King and I 
Tam Mutu, Kelli Barrett, Tom Hewitt, Paul Nolan, Lora Lee Gayer, Melody Butiu, Julian Cihi and More Set for Broadway Bound Dr. Zhivago
Ben Brantley’s Best Theater of 2014: Stephen Adly Guirgis’ BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY Set for Second Stage Theatre’s Tony Kiser Theatre Beginning January 16, 2015
Taurean Everett Makes Broadway Debut in “Mamma Mia!” on December 19
Baryshnikov Arts Center Presents New York Premiere of Carmen De Lavallade’s Solo Show AS I REMEMBER IT in February 2015
Photos: André De Shields, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Ken Page, Charl Brown, Carly Hughes, Alton Fitzgerald White, Lillias White in 40th Anniversary of The WIZ Tribute at BC/EFA’s GYPSY OF THE YEAR; Competition Breaks Records With Over $5 Million as Hugh Jackman’s THE RIVER Brings in Top Donation
André De Shields, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Ken Page, Charl Brown, Carly Hughes, Keke Palmer, Christina Sajous, Alton Fitzgerald White and Lillias White Set for 26th Annual Edition of BC/EFA’s ‘Gypsy of the Year’, Celebrating 40th Anniversary of the Groundbreaking Musical ‘The Wiz’ on December 8 & 9 
Ann Harada Ends Run on Broadway in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s ‘Cinderella’ on December 14; Set for World Premiere of ‘Brooklynite’ at The Vineyard in January 2015
Dec. 17: The Legacy Now – Reflections on A Life in The Theater with Voza Rivers and Woodie King Jr.
Dec. 8: Christine Toy Johnson, Thom Sesma, Cindy Cheung, Raymond J. Lee, Pearl Sun, Marc delaCruz, Arielle Jacobs, Daniel J. Edwards, Kamala Sankaram, Mel Sagrado Maghuyop & More Set for The Asian American Composers and Lyricists Projects’ “Arriving In Asian America”
James Yaegashi, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Ernest Abuba, Tsering Dorjee, Takemi Kitamura, James Saito, Jon Norman Schneider in Sarah Ruhl’s “The Oldest Boy” in the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater at LCT
Suzan-Lori Parks’ “Father Comes Home From the Wars” is #2 on TIME’s Top 10 Plays & Musicals List; Ends Run December 7 at The Public Theater
Diane Phelan Joins Cast of Here Lies Love; Featured on December 3rd as the “Men Will Do Anything” Soloist
Emmy Winner Richard Thomas and Anna Chlumsky Set For Broadway’s YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU, Beginning January 6, 2015
Jane Jung Joins The Civilians as Managing Director; Bryce Pinkham, Lady Rizo, Steve Rosen, Alyse Alan Louis and More Set for Pretty Filthy Sneak Peek at 54 Below on December 2, 2014
Randy Reyes, Michael Sung-Ho and Meghan Kreidler Set for Mu Performing Arts’ Production of David Henry Hwang’s FOB, January 30 – February 15
Dec. 6: Master Class with Broadway Legend Baayork Lee to Benefit National Asian Artists Project, Inc. (NAAP)
Jeffrey Solomon Performs Solo Show “The Santa Closet” at Stage 72/The Triad to Benefit Truth Wins Out on 12/10
Angela Lin and Sharon Leal Star in Pasadena Playhouse’s Critically Acclaimed Production of Diana Son’s Stop Kiss through Nov. 30; Discount Tickets Available
Austin Pendleton, Pete Simpson, James Stanley and Gary Wilmes Star in Young Jean Lee’s Straight White Men at The Public Theater; Extended through December 14
Yellow Sound Label to Release BD Wong’s Debut CD HERRINGBONE on December 2, 2014
NYU Theatrical Production Presents the World Premiere of Rajiv Joseph’s Describe the Night in the Shubert Theatre at Tisch School of the Arts through November 24
Tonya Pinkins, Trezana Beverley and More Set for World Premiere of War by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins at Yale Repertory Theatre through December 13
Photos: Ron Domingo, Julie Fitzpatrick, Julienne Hanzelka Kim, Moses Villarama, Jeena Yi, Jojo Gonzalez at Ma-Yi’s Chairs and a Long Table
Photos: BD Wong, Cindy Cheung, Brooke Ishibashi,Thom Sesma, Manna Nichols, Steven Eng, Ariel Estrada and Lori Tan Chinn at Leviathan Lab’s Ghost Stories
Nov. 19-24: NYU Theatrical Production Presents the World Premiere of Rajiv Joseph’s Describe the Night in the Shubert Theatre at Tisch School of the Arts
Dec. 1: Behind the Scenes with Disney on Broadway with David Henry Hwang, Chad Beguelin and Rick Elice at New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
New York Times Critics’ Pick OUR LADY OF KIBEHO by Katori Hall, extends through December 14
Cheryl L. Davis’ Maid’s Door Sweeps AUDELCOs with 7 Wins; Complete List of 2014 AUDELCO Recipients
The Public Theater Extends Suzan-Lori Parks’s FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS through December 7
Photos: Ellen Burstyn, Baz Luhrmann, John Leguizamo, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Stephen McKinley Henderson, John Patrick Shanley, David Henry Hwang, Liza Colón-Zayas, Kenneth Lonergan and More Celebrate Stephen Adly Guirgis at The Mimi Awards
Apple Video Podcast: New York Post Writer Michael Riedel Interviews David Byrne, Jaygee Macapugay, Jose Llana and Conrad Ricamora of Here Lies Love
Cheryl L. Davis’ Maid’s Door Sweeps AUDELCOs with 7 Wins; Complete List of 2014 AUDELCO Recipients
The Public Theater Extends Suzan-Lori Parks’s FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS through December 7
Ken Watanabe, Kelli O’Hara, Ruthie Ann Miles, Conrad Ricamora, Jon Viktor Corpuz, Paul Nakauchi and More Set for Lincoln Center Theater’s The King and I 
Dec. 8:Tony Winner BD Wong, Raymond J. Lee, Pearl Sun, Marc delaCruz, Thom Sesma, Arielle Jacobs, Cindy Cheung, Daniel J. Edwards, Kamala Sankaram, Mel Sagrado Maghuyop, Christine Toy Johnson & More Set for The Asian American Composers and Lyricists Projects’ “Arriving In Asian America”
U.S. Premiere of Sam Shepard’s A Particle of Dread (Oedipus Variations) in The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre; Opens November 23
Dec. 1: National Asian Artists Project (NAAP) presents DISCOVER: New Musicals – Marcus Yi’s Lost at Sea, Timothy Huang’s Missing Karma, Christine Toy Johnson and Michael Mott’s Riding Out the Storm and Azusa Fujikua’s Sign
Stephen Adly Guirgis to Receive the Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award at the Seventh Annual Steinberg Playwright “Mimi” Awards on November 17
Six Questions for Melody Butiu, Currently Appearing as Estrella in David Byrne and Fat Boy Slim’s Here Lies Love at The Public
Signature Theatre Presents World Premiere of OUR LADY OF KIBEHO by Katori Hall through December 7, 2014
Nov. 21-22: Leviathan Lab in collaboration with The Performance Project @ University Settlement presents BD Wong helmed GHOST STORIES featuring Cindy Cheung, Brooke Ishibashi and Thom Sesma
Production Photos: Ma-Yi Theater Company Presents Carlos Celdran’s LIVIN’ LA VIDA IMELDA and Han Ong’s CHAIRS AND A LONG TABLE at the Clurman Theater at Theatre Row
Nov. 18-Dec. 21: Pun Bandhu, Eileen Rivera, Ken Krugman, Joseph McGranaghan and Chiara Motley Set for Nelson T. Eusebio III Helmed ‘It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play’ at Center Stage
Signature Theatre Presents World Premiere of OUR LADY OF KIBEHO by Katori Hall through December 7, 2014
Suzan-Lori Parks’ Father Comes Home From The Wars, Extends at The Public Theater through November 30
Chapman Roberts, Loretta Abbott, André De Shields, David Greer, Norm Lewis, Cherine Anderson, Lawrence Evans, Colby Christina & Nicholas A. Jenkins to Receive Special AUDELCO Awards on Nov. 17; 2014 AUDELCO Nominees Announced
Nov 1: Rome Neal’s Banana Puddin’ Jazz Presents Jazzy Thespians Night featuring Jeffery V. Thompson, Kevin Mambo, Perri Gaffney, Marvel Allen, Gary Vincent, Natalie Carter-Prince, Spelman Beaubrun, Juanita Howard, Mickey Davidson, Helena D. Lewis, Phil Young, Eric Frazier, Frank Owens and More at Nuyorican Poets Cafe
Opening Night Photos: Father Comes Home From the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3) by Suzan-Lori Parks at The Public Theater
Photos: David Byrne, Jaygee Macapugay, Jose Llana and Conrad Ricamora Bring the ‘Here Lies Love’ Disco to the Apple Store Soho
The Fortress of Solitude, starring Adam Chanler-Berat, Kyle Beltran, André De Shields, Kevin Mambo, Rebecca Naomi Jones, extends at The Public through November 16
Oct. 25: Meet David Byrne, Here Lies Love Creator and Cast members Jaygee Macapugay, Jose Llana, and Conrad Ricamora at the Apple Store Soho
Photos: Tommy Tune, Bob Avian, Lee Roy Reams, Christine Toy Johnson, Orville Mendoza, Lori Tan Chinn, Raul Aranas, Virginia Wing and More Celebrate 2014 Paul Robeson Citation Award Recipient Baayork Lee
Lia Chang Photos: André De Shields, Adam Chanler-Berat, Jose Llana, Kevin Mambo, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Kyle Beltran, Kim Brockington and More at The Fortress of Solitude 
2014 AUDELCO Nominations; Ceremony at Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space on November 17
15 Minutes with Victor Maag, Artistic Director of 2g; Livestreaming on October 10th from the National Asian American Theater Conference & Festival
Oct. 17 – Nov. 30: MaameYaa Boafo, Biko Eisen-Martin, Shavonna Banks, and Martin Kushner Set for New York Premiere of Walter Mosley’s Lift @59E59 Theaters
Photos:Ali Ewoldt, Arielle Jacobs, Joel Perez, Adam Jacobs,Telly Leung and Alan Muraoka at Christine Toy Johnson and Jason Ma’s Barcelona at The Theatre at CAP21
Jaygee Macapugay as Imeda Marcos in Here Lies Love at The Public, Beginning October 20, 2014
Cori Thomas’s When January Feels Like Summer with Debargo Sanyal, Dion Graham, Mahira Kakkar, Maurice Williams, Carter Redwood, Returns to Ensemble Studio Theatre through October 26, 2014
Orville Mendoza, Nick Blaemire, Danny Pudi, Barrett Wilbert Weed, Betsy Morgan & More Star in Hunter Bell, Lee Overtree & Eli Bolin’s FOUND Off-Broadway; Opens October 14, 2014
Reg E. Cathey, Ching Valdes-Aran, Joseph Harrington, Tony Torn and More Set for La MaMa’s The Tempest; Opens October 5, 2014
James Yaegashi, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Ernest Abuba, Tsering Dorjee, Takemi Kitamura, James Saito, Jon Norman Schneider set for Sarah Ruhl’s The Oldest Boy in the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater at LCT; Previews Begin October 9, 2014
Oct. 8 – Nov. 2: Myra Lucretia Taylor, JoJo Gonzalez, Linda Powell, Don Sparks and More set for Long Wharf Theatre’s 50th Season Opening Production of OUR TOWN
Oct. 10: Baayork Lee to Receive 2014 Paul Robeson Citation Award presented by the Actors’ Equity Foundation
The Fortress of Solitude starring André De Shields, Adam Chanler-Berat, Kevin Mambo, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Kyle Beltran & More Begins Performances at The Public
Broadway Theatre Studio’s THE IMBIBLE in FringeNYC Encore Series at Soho Playhouse, 9/12, 9/19, 9/26, 10/3
Oct. 10-12: Dan Kwong’s WHAT? NO PING-PONG BALLS? with Kenny Endo at Interact Theatre Company as part of 2014 National Asian American Theater Festival and Conference
Sept. 5 – Oct. 5: Nicole Ari Parker, Esau Pritchett, Thom Sesma, Everett Quinton and More Set for Antony and Cleopatra at McCarter Theatre
Eric Sharp Makes Playwrighting Debut with Mu Performing Arts’ World Premiere of Middle Brother at The Southern Theater, September 11-28, 2014
Oct. 8 -12: 2014 National Asian American Theater Conference & Festival Lineup
Catch Jaygee Macapugay as Imeda Marcos in Here Lies Love at The Public through August 23, 2014
Sept. 30 – Nov. 2: André De Shields, Adam Chanler-Berat, Kevin Mambo, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Kyle Beltran & More Set for THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE at The Public
Sept. 13- Oct. 12: Jennifer Lim, Ruy Iskandar, Francis Jue, Jodi Long, Jo Mei and Donald Li Set for Goodman Theatre’s World Premiere Co-production with Manhattan Theatre Club of The World of Extreme Happiness by Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig
Aug. 26 – Sept. 20: Chay Yew Helms World Premiere of The Playwrights Realm’s Production of MY MAÑANA COMES by Elizabeth Irwin at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater
Aug. 14: André De Shields, Keith David, Tony Plana, Hill Harper, Armando Riesco, Kevin Mambo, Colman Domingo, and Peter McRobbie Set for Staged Reading of Toast By Lemon Andersen at Guild Hall 
Two-time Tony Nominee and Emmy Winner André De Shields Performs FREDERICK DOUGLASS: Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory and Speaks on The Wisdome of The Ancient Art of Storytelling at AFP 2014: Change Through Stories, Sept. 8-9, 2014
Christine Toy Johnson set for World Premiere of URBAN MOMFARE at 2014 New York Fringe Festival
Ralph B. Peña and Leigh Silverman Among Six Mid-Career Directors Selected for Sundance Institute’s Theatre Directors Retreat in Arles, France
Jun. 28: Jane Ann Valentine of The Daisy Collective and More to Perform in Cherry POP: Fluid Edition at Cherry Lane Theatre
The Orphan of Zhao starring BD Wong, Sab Shimono, Julyana Soelistyo, Stan Egi, Orville Mendoza, Paolo Montalban and More at La Jolla Playhouse through August 3, 2014
July 23-27: Thom Sesma and Sklyer Adams Star in Music Theatre Wichita’s Catch Me If You Can
Diane Phelan and Julian Cihi Lead Cast of 2g’s Galois at the New Ohio Theatre’s Ice Factory Festival 2014, July 23-26
July 23-Aug. 10: Randy Reyes Leads Cast of Mu Performing Arts’ Production of A Little Night Music, Helmed by Rick Shiomi at Park Square Theatre
July 23-26: 2g’s Workshop Production of Galois at the New Ohio Theatre’s Ice Factory Festival 2014; Donate to Indiegogo.com Campaign
Hemlock Grove’s Joel de la Fuente Stars in Jeanne Sakata’s Hold These Truths at ACT, Helmed by Lisa Rothe, July 31-Aug. 3
July 14-Aug. 8: Reflections And Devotion By Ching Valdes-Aran & Nicole Valdes Schorr at the Philippine Center Gallery
Photos & Video: The Wiz’s André De Shields Sang “Believe in Yourself” in The Black Stars of The Great White Way Broadway Reunion: Live The Dream at Carnegie Hall
Photos and Video: Obba Babatunde and cast members from the original cast of Dreamgirls perform at Carnegie Hall in The Black Stars of The Great White Way Broadway Reunion: Live The Dream
Photos and Video: Ben Vereen Performs at Carnegie Hall in The Black Stars of The Great White Way Broadway Reunion: Live The Dream
The Orphan of Zhao starring BD Wong, Sab Shimono, Julyana Soelistyo, Stan Egi, Orville Mendoza, Paolo Montalban and More at A.C.T. through June 29
Late Night Singing with Garth Kravits at 54 Below with The Skivvies, at Jim Caruso’s Cast Party at Birdland and Michael Raye’s Soul Gathering
Saul Williams, Christopher Jackson, Saycon Sengbloh, Ben Thompson, John Earl Jelks, Joshua Boone, Dyllon Burnside and Tonya Pinkins star in HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, Opens June 19
July 31-Aug. 3: Drama Desk Nominee Joel de la Fuente stars in Jeanne Sakata’s Hold These Truths at ACT, Helmed by Lisa Rothe
Jun. 16: Project1Voice & NBLCA Presents Staged Reading of For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf Featuring Trazana Beverley, LaChanze, Adriane Lenox, Tonya Pinkins, Lillias White, Denise Burse Fernandez, Marva Hicks, Roslyn Ruff and More
Bryan Cranston, Audra McDonald, Neil Patrick Harris, Jessie Mueller, Lena Hall, Sophie Okonedo, Kenny Leon, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, All The Way, A Raisin in the Sun, Hedwig and the Angry Inch and More Take Home 2014 Tony Awards
Jun. 4-29: Tony Award–winner BD Wong, Sab Shimono, Julyana Soelistyo, Stan Egi, Orville Mendoza, Paolo Montalban and More Set for A.C.T.’s U.S. Premiere of Orphan of Zhao, a co-production with La Jolla Playhouse
June 22 – July 27: Blair Underwood, Richard Thomas and Kristen Connolly Lead the Cast of The Old Globe’s Othello, helmed by Barry Edelstein
June 4: Garth Kravits, Lena Hall, Lesli Margherita, Wesley Taylor and More Strip Down with The Skivvies at 54 Below
May 31 – June 22: Annette O’Toole Leads Cast of Wendy Wasserstein’s “Third” Helmed by Michael Cumpsty at Two River Theater Company
June 5-7: National Asian Artists Project To Present All-Asian Production of OLIVER! Featuring Raul Aranas, Anthea Neri, Bonale Zohn Fambrini, Mel Sagrado Maghuyop, Cindy Cheung, Scott Watanabe, Virginia Wing, David Shih and More
May 28 – June 29: Lisa Joyce, Henry Kelemen and CJ Wilson Join Mary McCann in Atlantic Theater Company’s OUR NEW GIRL
Francis Jue, Bryan Cranston, Olympia Dukakis, Paul Daigneault, All The Way, The Jungle Book, The Flick, Tribes, Hairspray Among 32nd Annual Elliot Norton Award Winners
Branden Jacob-Jenkins’ Appropriate, Lisa Kron’s Fun Home, Sonya Tayeh, Emmanuel Brown, Mia Katigbak, K. Todd Freeman, John Earl Jelks Among 2014 OBIE Award Winners
Jun. 23: The Black Stars of The Great White Way Broadway Reunion: Live The Dream at Carnegie Hall Features Chapman Roberts, Norm Lewis, André De Shields, Chuck Cooper, Brandon Victor Dixon and More
Lucille Lortel Awards for Here Lies Love, Fun Home, The Open House, Good Person of Szechwan
Apr. 29-May 17: Gordana Rashovich, Mia Dillon and Brian Murray Lead Cast of Westport Country Playhouse’s A SONG AT TWILIGHT
May 19: The Orphan of Zhao’s BD Wong and A.C.T. Artistic Director Carey Perloff in Conversation at A.C.T.’s Geary Theater
May 1-30: Eating Cultures, A Multidisciplinary Art Exhibition at SOMArts Cultural Center, Features Christine Toy Johnson, Cathy Lu, Genevieve Erin O’Brien, Kate Hers Rhee and More
A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder Leads 2014 Tony Award Nominations; Bryan Cranston, LaTanya Richardson, Neil Patrick Harris, Mark Rylance, Audra McDonald, Leigh Silverman among nominees
Signature Theatre to Be Honored with the 2014 Regional Theatre Tony Award
Photos: Late Night with Holy Land’s Jojo Gonzalez
Photos: André Braugher, Ami Brabson, Christine Toy Johnson, Antoinette LaVecchia, Richard Topol, Victor Williams, Nikkole Salter, Elizabeth Van Dyke at Oni Faida Lampley’s Tough Titty at the Paradise FactoryMiss Saigon’s Francis Jue Receives Elliot Norton Award Nomination for Outstanding Musical Performance by an Actor
Kerry Butler, Edward James Hyland, Matt Walton, Megan Sikora and More in Previews of Off-Broadway Production of Under My Skin at The Little Shubert Theatre
Apr. 22 – May 18: Working Theater Presents The off-Broadway Premiere of James McManus’ CHERRY SMOKE at Urban Stages
André De Shields, Mary Zimmerman, Among 4 Elliot Norton Award Nominations for Huntington’s World Premiere of The Jungle Book, a co-production with The Goodman
Photos: AALDEF Honors Mari Matsuda, Aasif Mandvi, and John Chou in 2014 at 40th Anniversary Celebration
Apr. 17-May 18: Tonya Pinkins and Roscoe Orman Lead the Cast of New Federal Theatre’s Off-Broadway Production of The Fabulous Miss Marie
Apr. 18-20: Pacific Arts Movement and Mo`olelo Performing Arts Company present the San Diego premiere of 18 Mighty Mountain Warriors
Apr. 23-27: Joel de la Fuente Stars in Jeanne Sakata’s Hold These Truths at PlayMaker’s Repertory Company
Mar. 17: Reading of Jeanne Sakata’s Hold These Truths starring Joel de la Fuente at People’s Light & Theatre
Q & A with Lily Fan, Lead Producer of The Other Josh Cohen
Jose Llana, Ruthie Ann Miles, Melody Butiu, Conrad Ricamora and More Return for Here Lies Love; Previews Begin April 14, 2014
Photos: Bryan Cranston, Peter Jay Fernandez, Roslyn Ruff, Tamara Tunie, Leslie Uggams, Ruben Santiago-Hudson Celebrate All The Way Opening Night
Mar. 7-Apr. 6: André De Shields, Adam Chanler-Berat, Kyle Beltran, Kevin Mambo and More Set for DTC’s World Premiere Musical The Fortress of Solitude, A Co-Production with The Public Theater
André De Shields, Kevin Carolan, Usman Ally, Mary Zimmerman, Doug Peck Among 10 IRNE Nominations for Huntington’s World Premiere of The Jungle Book, a co-production with The Goodman
Mar. 21-May 4: Richard Thomas, Ron Rifkin, Hallie Foote and Khaled Nabaway Set for Arena Stage’s World Premiere of Lawrence Wright’s Camp David
Photos: Backstage and Opening Night of Signature’s World Premiere of David Henry Hwang’s Kung Fu
Bryan Cranston, Brandon J. Dirden, Michael McKean, Peter Jay Fernandez, Roslyn Ruff and More Open in Robert Schenkkan’s All the Way at The Neil Simon Theatre on March 6, 2014
Photos: Steve Rosen, David Rossmer, Hannah Elless, Vadim Feichtner, Cathryn Salamone, Ken Triwush and Kate Wetherhead Celebrate The Other Josh Cohen Opening Night
Photos: Maggie Alexander and Ciarán Sheehan in Michael Weller’s Fifty Words at The Gene Frankel Theatre through February 22, 2014
Mar. 1: Rome Neal’s Banana Puddin’ Jazz Presents “LADY” Featuring Lia Chang, Monica Garrido, Carolyn Holmes, Noel Simon’ Wippler, Linda Hudson, Adi Meyerson and Kathleen Doran
Feb. 22: Lincoln Center Presents Cinderella’s Ann Harada in the American Songbook Series in the Allen Room at Frederick P. Rose Hall
Signature’s Production Photos of David Henry Hwang’s Kung Fu; Opens February 24, 2014 Bryan Cranston Makes Broadway Debut in Robert Schenkkan’s All the Way at The Neil Simon Theatre, Opens March 6, 2014
Paper Mill Playhouse’s Production Photos: THE OTHER JOSH COHEN, A New Musical, Opens February 23, 2014
Mar. 8 – Jun. 15: LaTanya Richardson Jackson Joins Broadway Revival of ‘A Raisin in the Sun’ Starring Denzel Washington
Signature’s Production Photos of David Henry Hwang’s Kung Fu; Opens February 24, 2014
Celebrating the Year of the Horse with David Henry Hwang’s Kung Fu at Signature Theatre; Previews begin February 4, 2014
Feb. 4 – Mar. 16: Phoebe Strole, Jon Rua, Join Cole Horibe and More for Signature’s World Premiere of David Henry Hwang’s Kung Fu
Bryan Cranston Makes Broadway Debut in Robert Schenkkan’s All the Way at The Neil Simon Theatre, Opens March 6, 2014
Mar. 1: Rome Neal’s Banana Puddin’ Jazz Presents “LADY” Featuring Lia Chang, Monica Garrido, Carolyn Holmes, Noel Simon’ Wippler, Linda Hudson, Adi Meyerson and Kathleen Doran Red Bull Theater’s Loot Starring Rocco Sisto, Rebecca Brooksher, Jarlath Conroy and More Ends Off-Broadway Run on February 9, 2014
Feb. 12: Benefit Performance of The Wong Kids in the Secret of the Space Chupacabra Go! at La MaMa For the Randy Gener Fund Celebrating the Year of the Horse with David Henry Hwang’s Kung Fu at Signature Theatre; Previews begin February 4, 2014
Feb. 7-22: Maggie Alexander and Ciarán Sheehan Star in Michael Weller’s Fifty Words at The Gene Frankel Theatre
Feb. 4 – Mar. 16: Phoebe Strole, Jon Rua, Join Cole Horibe and More for Signature’s World Premiere of David Henry Hwang’s Kung Fu
Ishmael Reed’s THE FINAL VERSION Stars Rome Neal at Nuyorican Poets Cafe through January 19, 2014
Jarlath Conroy, Rebecca Brooksher, Rocco Sisto, and More in Red Bull’s Off-Broadway Revival of Loot at Lucille Lortel through February 9, 2014
Peter Scolari, C.J. Wilson, Francois Battiste, Chris Henry Coffey and More Begin Previews in Eric Simonson’s The Bronx Bombers at Circle in the Square Theatre on January 10, 2014
Jan. 22-31: Photos: Tracey Conyer Lee, Lelund Durond Thompson, Matthew Murumba, and Carmen LoBue set for Camille Darby’s Lords Resistance Featured in The Fire This Time Festival at The Kraine Theater
Debra Ann Byrd and Lisa Wolpe Lead All-Female Cast of Harlem Shakespeare Festival’s Staged Concert Reading of Othello Jan. 7 – Feb. 16, 2014: Working Theater and the Harold Clurman Lab Theater Present Michael Milligan’s Mercy Killers Off-Broadway
Signature’s Revival of The Piano Lesson Sweeps AUDELCO’s with 8 Wins including Best Revival, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Roslyn Ruff, Chuck Cooper and Brandon J. Dirden; Also Among 2013 “VIV” Winners – Wild with Happy’s Coleman Domingo and Sharon Washington; and Storyville’s Mercedes Ellington
Dec. 4 – 29: Garth Kravits Returns to Bucks County Playhouse for Meet Me in St. Louis: A Live Radio Play
Jan. 9-Feb. 9, 2014: Jarlath Conroy, Rebecca Brooksher, Eric Martin Brown, Ryan Garbayo, Rocco Sisto, Nick Westrate Set for Red Bull’s Off-Broadway Revival of Loot
Jan. 9 – Feb. 9, 2014: Thom Sesma and Michele Ragusa to Star in CRAVING FOR TRAVEL at Peter J. Sharp Theater
LAByrinth Extends New York Times Critic’s Pick Sunset Baby, Starring John Earl Jelks, DeWanda Wise and Harvey Gardner Moore, to December 15
Feb. 4 – Mar. 16: Cole Horibe, Francis Jue, Peter Kim and More Set for Signature’s World Premiere of David Henry Hwang’s Kung Fu
Rome Neal Leads the Cast of the World Premiere of Ishmael Reed’s THE FINAL VERSION at Nuyorican Poets Cafe, 12/12/13-1/19/14
Dec. 16: Award Winning Playwrights Rajiv Joseph and Tarell Alvin McCraney, the focus of PBS Film, Playwright: From Page to Stage Nov. 16: Conversations with the Divine with Owais Ahmed, Baize Buzan, Kathryn Cesarz, Kamal Hans, Brian Grey, Donica Lynn, Patrese McClain and Miranda Zola at Chicago’s Victory Gardens Theater
Photos: David Henry Hwang, Annie Baker and Rajiv Joseph honored at Sixth Annual Steinberg Playwright “Mimi” Awards
Photos: Cheryl Lynn Bruce, André De Shields, Sandra Marquez, Dennis Zacek and More Celebrate Opening Night of Appropriate by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins at Victory Gardens
Photos: Christine Toy Johnson, Baayork Lee, Jose Llana, Ann Harada, Dodie Pettit and More at Charles Randolph-Wright’s “Three Voices” concert series at Stage 72
Photos: André De Shields, Michael Shannon, Rajiv Joseph, Christine Sherrill, Doug Peck, Alexis J. Rogers, Karen Ziemba and More Celebrate 2013 Jeff Equity Awards
Nov. 11: Christine Toy Johnson Performs in Final Installment of Charles Randolph-Wright’s “Three Voices” Concert Series at Stage 72; Baayork Lee and Jose Llana to Guest Star
Nov. 18: David Henry Hwang, Annie Baker and Rajiv Joseph to be honored at Sixth Annual Steinberg Playwright “Mimi” Awards
Women’s Project Theater Seeks Exceptional Women Theater Artists for Two Year Lab, Application Deadline November 4, 2013
Signature Theatre’s World Premiere of David Henry Hwang’s Kung Fu Stars SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE’s Cole Horibe as Bruce Lee
Photos: Denise Burse, Michael Genet, Doug Eskew, Tracie Thoms, Sakina Ansari-Wilson and More Celebrate Marcus Gardley’s dance of the holy ghosts Opening Night at Center Stage
Center Stage Photo Preview: Denise Burse and Michael Genet in Marcus Gardley’s dance of the holy ghosts, Opens October 16, 2013
Nov. 6 – Dec. 8: Tony Nominee John Earl Jelks, Dewanda Wise and Harvey Gardner Moore Star in Labyrinth’s American Premiere of Sunset Baby by Dominique Morisseau at Bank Street Theater
National Black Theatre Festival Photos: Backstage with André De Shields, Marie Thomas, Erin Cherry, Sean Phillips and Morocco Omari in Knock Me A Kiss
Photos: Brandon Uranowitz, Gordana Rashovich, Todd Lawson, Sarah Grace Wilson and More Star in Superb Revival of Harvey Fierstein’s Torch Song Trilogy, Extended through October 27, 2013
Oct. 5-Nov. 17: LTC3/Lincoln Center Theater’s World Premiere of JC Lee’s LUCE Features Olivia Oguma, Marin Hinkle, Neal Huff, Okieriete Onaodowan and Sharon Washington
Photos: Backstage Q & A with Thom Sesma and the cast of Signature’s Miss SaigonProduction
Photos: Primary Stages Presents World Premiere of Eric Simonson’s Bronx Bombers Featuring C.J. Wilson, Francois Battiste, Chris Henry Coffey, Richard Topol and More at The Duke on 42nd Street, Opens October 8, 2013
Photos: Backstage with Michi Barall and the cast of Regina Taylor’s stop.reset. at Signature Theatre
Photos: André De Shields, Mary Zimmerman, Akash Chopra, Richard M. Sherman, Kevin Carolan, Larry Yando, Nehal Joshi and More Celebrate The Jungle Book Opening Night at Huntington Theatre in Boston
André De Shields, Kevin Carolan, Larry Yando, Thomas Derrah and Akash Chopra Star in Mary Zimmerman’s World Premiere Adaptation of Disney’s The Jungle Book at The Huntington, Opens 9/18 and Extended through 10/20
Roscoe Orman, Anthony Chisholm, Amari Cheatom, Stephen McKinley Henderson and More Set for Live Recording of Jitney at The Greene Space Photos: Opening Night of Will Power’s Fetch Clay, Make Man with John Earl Jelks, Richard Masur, Nikki M. James, K. Todd Freeman, Ray Fisher
Oct. 9 – Nov. 17: Denise Burse and Michael Genet Star in Marcus Gardley’s dance of the holy ghosts at Center Stage
Sept. 13 – Oct. 12: Bryan Cranston, Brandon J. Dirden, Michael McKean, Reed Birney, Peter Jay Fernandez, Crystal Dickinson and More Set for Robert Schenkkan’s All The Way at A.R.T.
Photos: Denise Burse, Lizan Mitchell, Novella Nelson, Arthur French at Regina Taylor’s stop. reset with LaTanya Richardson Jackson at Signature
NYTW Production Photos of Fetch Clay, Make Man: Ray Fisher, Nikki M. James, John Earl Jelks, K. Todd Freeman
Debra Ann Byrd and Christopher Sutton Lead the Cast of Harlem Shakespeare Festival’s Production of Antony & Cleopatra, August 29 – September 1, 2013
Photos: Late Night with Patrice Andrew Davidson, 2013 NBTF Award Recipient for Outstanding Achievement in Scenic Design with Norm Lewis, S. Epatha Merkerson, Ben Guillory, Kevin McCullum, Micki Grant, Dawnn Lewis, Tommy Ford, Saundra McClain A Summer in Bangkok for Thom Sesma, Star of Signature’s Miss Saigon
Production Photos: Music Theatre of Wichita’s The King and I Starring Thom Sesma, Kim Huber, Alan Ariano, Karl Josef Co, Kay Trinidad, Tami Swartz at Century II Performing Arts Center through July 14, 2013
Jaygee Macapugay to appear as Imeda Marcos in Here Lies Love at The Public, July 5-7, 2013
Photos: Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Phylicia Rashad, John Earl Jelks, Leslie Uggams, Anthony Chisholm, S. Epatha Merkerson, Taraji P. Henson, Jesse L. Martin, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Kenny Leon and More Set for August Wilson American Century Cycle Recording Project at The Greene Space in NY, Aug. 26-Sept. 28, 2013
Photos: Charles Smith’s Knock Me A Kiss Starring André De Shields Featured in Encore Performances at The National Black Theatre Festival in Winston-Salem, NC, July 30-August 1, 2013
Video: Power Play’s Lorey Hayes and Lia Chang on The Carmen Mathis Show
Laura Michelle Kelly, Ben Davis, Loretta Ables Sayre, Josh Young, Sumie Maeda and Tally Sessions Set for The Muny’s South Pacific, July 8-14, 2013 Jeanne Sakata’s critically-acclaimed play Hold These Truths, starring 2013 Drama Desk Award Nominee Joel de la Fuente, closes the 10th Annual soloNOVA Arts Festival at Culture Project, 6/4, 6/10 and 6/11
Ryun Yu, Christopher Gorham, Linda Park, Sab Shimono, Emily Kuroda, Ki Hong Lee, Justin James Hughes star in David Henry Hwang’s Yellow Face Premiering on YOMYOMF Network on 6/8 & 6/9
Connecticut Critics Circle Nominee Jarlath Conroy and Howard Platt Star in A Couple of Blaguards at Long Wharf Theatre, May 21 – June 2, 2013
Jeanne Sakata’s critically-acclaimed play Hold These Truths, starring 2013 Drama Desk Award Nominee Joel de la Fuente, is set for the 10th Annual soloNOVA Arts Festival at Culture Project, 6/4, 6/10 and 6/11
Ghostlight Records Releases ‘Giant’ Original Cast Album Featuring Kate Baldwin, Brian d’Arcy James, P.J. Griffith, Raul Aranas, Katie Thompson and more Here Lies Love, Starring Jose Llana and Ruthie Ann Miles, Extends at The Public through July 28, 2013
Photos: The 58th Annual Drama Desk Awards and After Party Lorey Hayes’ Power Play Set for National Black Theatre Festival 7/30-8/1
Christine Toy Johnson, Thom Sesma, Ali Ewoldt, Jose Llana, Ann Harada, Telly Leung and More Set for The Asian American Composers and Lyricists Project at The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre
Christine Toy Johnson and Raul Aranas Lead the Cast of the National Asian Artists Project’s (NAAP) Benefit Presentation of Hello Dolly!, at The Pershing Square Signature Center on April 29 and May 6
Photos: Working Theater’s World Premiere of Ed Cardona, Jr.’s La Ruta through May 12, 2013
Photos: Tina Chilip, Jojo Gonzalez, Dave Shih and More in NAATCO’s A Dream Play
Jose Llana, Ruthie Ann Miles, Maria-Christina Oliveras, Conrad Ricamora, Kelvin Moon Loh and More Set for World Premiere of David Byrne and Fatboy Slim’s Here Lies Love at The Public, April 2 – May 19, 2013
Working Theater in Collaboration with Magnum Foundation Present World Premiere of Ed Cardona, Jr.’s La Ruta, April 10 – May 12, 2013
Keith David, January LaVoy, John Douglas Thompson, Glynn Turman, Lillias White and More Set for Joe Turner’s Come and Gone at the CTG/Mark Taper Forum, April 24 – June 9, 2013 Chay Yew Directs A.C.T.’s World Premiere of Stuck Elevator, April 4-28, 2013
East West Players Presents Chess at the David Henry Hwang Theater, May 9 – June 9, 2013
Christine Lin, Henry Godinez and Liz Griffiths Receive Halcyon Theatre’s 2013 Iris Awards
Chuck Cooper, Austin Pendleton, Nicholas L. Ashe, Kyle Beltran, Grantham Coleman, Jeremy Pope, and Wallace Smith Set for MTC’s World Premiere of Tarell Alvin McCraney’s Choir Boy, June 18- July 21, 2013
Paper Dolls at the Tricycle Theatre Extends through April 28, 2013Orville Mendoza is currently appearing as Sergeant Lombardi in Classic Stage Company’s Passion through April 19, 2013
NAATCO Presents A Dream Play at Here, March 22 – April 13, 2013
Phylicia Rashad to Helm August Wilson’s Joe Turner’s Come and Gone at the CTG/Mark Taper Forum at The Music Center, April 24 – June 9, 2013 Photos: All-Access Pass to August Wilson’s Two Trains Running with John Earl Jelks, Harvy Blanks, Chuck Cooper, Anthony Chisholm, Owiso Odera, Roslyn Ruff and James A. Williams
Signature Theatre’s 2013-14 Season Features New Works by Albee, Hwang, Enos, Taylor, Wilson, Clarke and Jacobs-Jenkins
Signature Theatre’s Revival of David Henry Hwang’s The Dance and The Railroad Set for Wuzhen Theatre Festival in Wuzhen, China, May 9-12, 2013 Dian Kobayashi, Emily Kuroda, Sharon Omi, and Jeanne Sakata Set for East West Players’ Reading of A Cage of Fireflies by Daniel Akiyama at Tateuchi Democracy Forum on March 21, 2013
Staged Reading of TRIM, The Tiger Woods What If Story by Lonnie Carter and Walter A. Davis will be presented at American Theater Company in Chicago on March 18, 2013
Thom Sesma, Diane Phelan, Wilson Bridges, Ryan Bauer-Walsh, Meghan McGeary, Hannah Jane McMurray and Peter Saide in Prospect’s Death For Five Voices through March 17, 2013
Philadelphia Young Playwrights & The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre Collaborate to Bring The Othello Project with Award-winning Othello Star Forrest McClendon, to Local High Schools
Paul Giamatti Leads Yale Rep’s Production of Hamlet, March 15-April 13, 2013
Signature Theatre & Lark Play Development Center Present the Contemporary Chinese Playwriting Series, March 15-17, 2013
Ellen Burstyn, Jayne Houdyshell, Elizabeth Marvel, Kristine Nielsen and David Hyde Pierce Set for Drama Desk Panel: “The Art of Storytelling” at Sardi’s on March 22, 2013
Christine Lin, Henry Godinez and Liz Griffiths to Receive Halcyon Theatre’s 2013 Iris Awards
Two Trains Running at Two River Theater Company through March 3, 2013
Photos: David Henry Hwang’s The Dance and The Railroad Opening Night Hold These Truths Opening Night at Honolulu Theatre for Youth’s Tenney Theatre with Daniel Dae Kim, Joel de la Fuente and Jeanne Sakata
Signature Theatre extends David Henry Hwang’s The Dance and The Railroad starring Ruy Iskandar and Yuekun Wu through March 24, 2013

Jeanne Sakata’s Hold These Truths, Starring Joel de la Fuente, Plays Honolulu Theatre for Youth’s Tenney Theatre, February 21 – March 2, 2013
Ann Harada Plays Cinderella’s Stepsister Charlotte in Broadway Premiere of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella at the Broadway Theatre
Ron Domingo, Francis Jue and Jon Norman Schneider Join the Cast of the World Premiere of Paper Dolls at the Tricycle Theatre, February 28 – April 13, 2013
Michelle Krusiec and Alex Moggridge Star in David Henry Hwang’s Chinglish at South Coast Repertory, January 25 – February 24, 2013
Jelks, Blanks, Chisholm, Cooper, Odera, Ruff and Williams Set for Two Trains Running, Directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson at Two River Theater Company, February 2 – March 3, 2013
Ruy Iskandar and Yuekun Wu Set for Signature Theatre’s Production of David Henry Hwang’s The Dance and The Railroad, February 5 – March 17, 2013
Mu Performing Arts Presents World Premiere of Lauren Yee’s The Tiger Among Us at Mixed Blood Theatre, January 24 – February 10, 2013
Photos: Partying with the Cast of David Henry Hwang’s Golden Child; Extended Run Ends December 16, 2012
Photos: World Premiere of Samrat Chakrabarti and Sanjiv Jhaveri’s BUMBUG The Musical at The Clurman Theatre, December 6-22, 2012
Hold These Truths Video Feature: Playwright Jeanne Sakata, Star Joel de la Fuente and Director Lisa Rothe
Video: Interview with Lisa Rothe, Director of Critically Acclaimed Hold These Truths by Jeanne Sakata, starring Joel de la Fuente
Video: Q & A with Jeanne Sakata, Award Winning Actress Makes Playwrighting Debut Telling Story of Gordon Hirabayashi with Hold These Truths
Photos and Video: Daniel Dae Kim, Ann Harada, Greg Watanabe and More at Jeanne Sakata’s Hold These Truths starring Joel de la Fuente
Olivia Oguma, Ashley Bryant, Molly Carden, Emily S. Grosland, Joaquina Kalukango and Sade Namei in New York Premiere of Eve Ensler’s Emotional Creature, October 26-January 13, 2013
Signature Theatre’s Production of Golden Child by David Henry Hwang has been extended through December 16, 2012
Photos: Opening Night with Hold These Truths’ Playwright Jeanne Sakata and Star Joel de la Fuente, a Revelation as Gordon Hirabayashi; Performances Extended through November 25, 2012
Playing Lady Thiang in the Harbor Lights’ Production of The King and I is a dream come true for Christine Toy Johnson
Photos: Q & A with Mel Sagrado Maghuyop, The King in Harbor Lights’ Production of The King and I
Photos: Maurice Hines, Jonathan Groff, Mercedes Ellington, Charles Randolph Wright at The Beechman for André De Shields’s I PUT A SPELL ON YOU
Mel Sagrado Maghuyop, Tamara Jenkins, Christine Toy Johnson and Ron Domingo Lead the Cast of Harbor Lights Theater Company’s Production of The King and I, directed by Alan Muraoka, November 2-18, 2012 Signature’s Off-Broadway Revival of August Wilson’s The Piano Lesson, helmed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson, runs October 30 -December 9, 2012
Signature Theatre’s Production of Golden Child by David Henry Hwang has been extended through December 9, 2012
Peter Jay Fernandez Set for World Premiere of LUZ, a New Play by Catherine Filloux at La MaMa’s First Floor Theatre, September 28-October 14, 2012
Mu Performing Arts’ Artistic Director Rick Shiomi takes home Ivey Award for Lifetime Achievement
Greg Watanabe, Julyana Soelistyo and Jennifer Lim Lead the Cast of Signature Theatre’s Production of David Henry Hwang’s Golden Child, October 23-December 2, 2012
Epic Theatre Ensemble Presents New York Premiere of Jeanne Sakata’s Hold These Truths Starring Joel de la Fuente at the Theatre at the 14th Street Y, October 12-November 18, 2012
Mu’s landmark 21st Season features a brand new Taiko Concert, Lauren Yee’s The Tiger Among Us, and Rick Shiomi’s Award-Winning comedy Yellow Fever
Berkeley Rep’s Production Photos of David Henry Hwang’s Chinglish, Starring Michelle Krusiec and Alex Moggridge, Extends through October 21, 2012
The Old Globe Production Photos of George Takei, Lea Salonga, Telly Leung and Paolo Montalban in World Premiere of Allegiance – A New American Musical
Ford’s Theatre Presents Washington Premiere of FLY by Trey Ellis and Ricardo Khan, September 21 – October 21, 2012
SPEAK UP CONNIE, written and performed by Cindy Cheung & directed by BD Wong Set for 2012 All For One Theatre Festival, September 15 & 23
MTC’s An Enemy of The People Starring Boyd Gaines and Richard Thomas Begin Previews at Samuel J. Friedman Theatre
André De Shields Returns to The Laurie Beechman Theatre with I Put A Spell on You, October 5 and 12
Puppets, Projections and Politics Collide in Rehana Lew Mirza’s LONELY LEELA at Here, September 5-8, 2012
Theater of the Stars Presents The King and I Starring Ronobir Lahiri, Victoria Mallory, Raul Aranas, Ali Ewoldt, Josh Dela Cruz, Jee Hyun Lim and Raphael Aranas, Helmed by Baayork Lee on Tour through September 11, 2012
Signature Theatre’s World Premiere of Sam Shepard’s Heartless Starring Lois Smith, Gary Cole, Jenny Bacon, Betty Gilpin, and Julianne Nicholson Extends through September 30, 2012
Tony Award Winner Tonya Pinkins Celebrates Ethel Waters at 54 Below on August 27, 2012
10 minutes with Sullivan & Son’s Jodi Long, Award Winning Actor and Filmmaker Faith Prince and Jason Graae: The Prince & the Showboy in Concert at 54 Below, August 21-25, 2012
Victor Lirio, Curran Connor, Dawn Evans and Bree Michael Warner Set for Diverse City Theater Company’s Production of Lee Blessing’s Two Rooms, August 9-25, 2012
George Takei, Lea Salonga, Telly Leung and Paolo Montalban star in the World Premiere of Allegiance – A New American Musical at The Old Globe, September 7 – October 21, 2012
Composer/Lyricist Timothy Huang Launches Rockethub.com Crowd Funding Project for New Musical ‘Costs of Living’
Midtown International Theatre Festival is presenting the World Premiere of Correction by Jane Beale and Ronnie Cohen at Dorothy Strelsin Theatre, July 30-August 3, 2012
New York Foundation for the Arts presents ‘An Evening with David Henry Hwang’ at Barnes & Noble on July 26, 2012
West Coast Premiere of David Henry Hwang’s Chinglish at Berkeley Rep stars Michelle Krusiec and Alex Moggridge, August 24-October 7, 2012
7/20-28 NYMF: Prison Dancer starring Jose Llana, Jeigh Madjus, Marc delaCruz, Catherine Ricafort, Moses Villarama, Cosmo Clemens, Enrico Rodriguez, Albert Guerzon, Andrew Eisenman and Nathan Ramos at Theatre at St. Clement’s
Three Year Swim Club, Encounter, TEA, Christmas in Hanoi and Chess set for East West Players 47th Anniversary Season
Tony Award – winning Playwright Terrence McNally to be Honored at Westport Country Playhouse Annual Gala, September 24, 2012
Photos: All-Access Pass to Disney’s Aladdin at The Muny with Thom Sesma, Francis Jue, Robin De Jesus, John Tartaglia, Jason Graae, Curtis Holbrook, Eddie Korbich, Samantha Massell and Ken Page
Camille Darby’s The White Peacock in The Classical Theatre of Harlem’s inaugural Future Classics Festival at The Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Center on June 27, 2012
Christine Toy Johnson to play Bloody Mary in Ogunquit Playhouse’s Production of Rogers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific, June 20 – July 14
Photos: Breathe Love Repeat – In Rehearsal with Suzen Murakoshi and Ching Valdes-Aran at Under St. Mark’s
6/18-24 Darren Lee, Francis Jue, Tari Kelly, Beth Leavel and Leslie Uggams set for MUNY’s Thoroughly Modern Millie
Jarlath Conroy set for Shakespeare Theatre Company’s The Merry Wives of Windsor, June 12–July 15, 2012 at Sidney Harman Hall in Washington D.C.
Thom Sesma, Francis Jue, Robin de Jesus and John Tartaglia set for MUNY’s Aladdin, July 5-13
Rick Shiomi helms Mu Performing Arts’ Asian American Cast of Stephen Sondheim’s Into the Woods at Park Square Theatre in St. Paul, July 17-August 5, 2012
Manhattan Theatre Club’s 2012-2013 Season: Richard Thomas and Boyd Gaines to star in An Enemy of the People at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre
Dixon Place presents the World Premiere of Rachel Klein’s Symphony of Shadows: A Tale From the Land Beyond the Veil, June 7-23, 2012
Susan Soon He Stanton’s TAKARAZUKA!!! featuring Jennifer Ikeda, Brooke Ishibashi, Paul Juhn, Glenn Kubota, and Angela Lin kicks off Clubbed Thumb’s 17th annual SUMMERWORKS at Here, May 26-June 4
In Rehearsal with BD Wong at Dixon Place for Live Concert Recording of Herringbone
C.J. Wilson navigates armor and swordplay in Signature Theatre Company’s World Premiere of Kenneth Lonergan’s Medieval Play
Thom Sesma is the keynote speaker for the Library of Congress celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM) at the Mary Pickford Theater on May 17 BD Wong Creates Kickstarter Campaign for his Live Concert Recording of HERRINGBONE, to be performed May 21-22 as a Benefit for Dixon Place
Mabuhay Inc. Culture School students discover a treasure trove of children’s books by Filipino authors in the Library of Congress’ Asian Division Reading Room
Epic Theatre Presents Jeanne Sakata’s Hold These Truths, starring Joel de la Fuente, May 20-21, 2012
David Henry Hwang, Oskar Eustis, BD Wong, Brian d’Arcy James, Francis Jue, Jennifer Lim and Leigh Silverman at WNYC’s The Greene Space
Filmmaker Justin Lin Acquires Film Rights to David Henry Hwang’s Critically Acclaimed Broadway Comedy Chinglish
Christine Toy Johnson helms Concert Reading of Jason Ma’s Gold Mountain starring Raymond J. Lee & Ali Ewoldt on 5/21
André De Shields in BLACK BY POPULAR DEMAND at the Laurie Beechman, 5/4, 5/11 & 5/18
Black By Popular Demand’s André De Shields on Seth Rudetsky’s Sirius XM radio show “Seth Speaks” & in person at Don’t Tell Mama for Chatterbox on May 3
Working Theater presents The Poetry of Philip Levine with Jeffrey Eugenides, André De Shields, Gene Gillette and Lisa Ramirez on May 7
WNYC’s The Greene Space presents “An Evening with David Henry Hwang” featuring Oskar Eustis, Brian D’arcy James, BD Wong, Jennifer Lim, Francis Jue on May 7, 2012
BD Wong to Star in Live Concert Recording of HERRINGBONE for 2 Nights Only as a Benefit for Dixon Place, 5/21, 5/22
David Henry Hwang Set as Signature Theatre’s Residency One Playwright for the 2012-2013 Season Photos: BD Wong, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Brandon Victor Dixon, Tom Viola at Rosie’s Theater Kids Benefit
Photos: Alan Cumming, Sutton Foster, David Pittu, Jarlath Conroy and Gordana Rashovich at Charles Busch’s Judith of Bethulia
Mark Bennett Receives Lucille Lortel Nomination for Outstanding Sound Design for An Iliad
Charles Busch stars in Judith of Bethulia at Theater for the New City, March 30-April 28, 2012
Photos: Highlights of Shinsai: Theaters for Japan (3pm) with André Bishop, Mary Beth Hurt, Jennifer Lim, Angela Lin, Philip Kan Gotanda, Thom Sesma, Sab Shimono, Richard Thomas, Jay O. Sanders, and more
Photos: Highlights of Shinsai: Theaters for Japan (8pm) with Oskar Eustis, Patti LuPone, Lisa Emery, Ann Harada, Paolo Montalban, Thom Sesma, Sab Shimono, Henry Stram, Richard Thomas, John Weidman and more Randy Reyes Embraces his Passion for Storytelling as an Actor, Director and Theater Educator
SIS Productions presents the Premiere & Grand Finale of Sex in Seattle 20: Happily Ever After . . ..4/27-5/26, 2012
Jeanne Sakata Set for SEVEN on March 21, 2012 Photos: BD Wong in Rehearsal for “Passing It On: An Evening of Mentorship to Benefit Rosie’s Theater Kids”
Photos: In Rehearsal with Director Bartlett Sher and the cast of Shinsai: Theaters for Japan
Mar. 9-25: Nick Choksi in CollaborationTown’s The Deepest Play Ever: The Catharsis of Pathos by Geoffrey Decas O’Donnell at the New Ohio Theatre
Mar. 14 – May 16: Gary Wilmes & Scott Shepherd Set for Elevator Repair Service’s GATZ at The Public
Orville Mendoza Joins the Broadway Cast of Peter and the Starcatcher, Previews Begin March 28 at the Brooks Atkinson
Photos: Laila Robins, Sean Dugan, C.J. Wilson, Peter Francis James, Bill Irwin and Tricia Paoluccio at Signature Theatre Company’s revival of Edward Albee’s The Lady From Dubuque
David Henry Hwang to Receive 2012 William Inge Distinguished Achievement in the American Theatre Award
Mar. 19: Pan Asian Rep’s 35th Anniversary Gala honors Daniel Dae Kim and Dr. Patrica E. Taylor; New Season includes Stella Rising, BAUDELAIRE: La Mort
Jarlath Conroy set for Shakespeare Theatre Company’s The Merry Wives of Windsor, June 12–July 15, 2012 at Sidney Harman Hall in Washington D.C.
Suzen Murakoshi is a “Samurai Super Daughter” in her solo show BREATHE LOVE REPEAT
Tony award-winning actor BD Wong stars in NBC’s Awake; video preview and interview Mu Performing Arts’ BEFORE ‘IT GETS BETTER’: SUPPORTING LGBTQI YOUTH Community Forum at Augsburg College, February 26, 2012
Randy Reyes directs Mu Performing Arts’ production of EDITH CAN SHOOT THINGS AND HIT THEM by A. Rey Pamatmat at Mixed Blood Theatre, March 13-April 1, 2012
Feb. 22-Mar 4.: Suzen Murakoshi’s Breathe Love Repeat: a near-life experience, directed by Ching Valdes-Aran, at 2012 Frigid New York Festival at Under St. Marks
Photos: Larry Bryggman, Denise Burse, Peter Jay Fernandez, Tim Hopper, Arliss Howard, Kobi Libii, Mary McCann, Neil Pepe, David Pittu, Steve Rosen, Sheila Tapia, Debra Winger at Atlantic Theatre’s Opening Night of Gabe McKinley’s CQ/CX
Athol Fugard’s Blood Knot, starring Colman Domingo & Scott Shepherd in The Alice Griffith Jewel Box at The Pershing Square Signature Center through March 11, 2012
Denise Burse, Michael Early, Phillip James Brannon, Malesha Jessie & Ellen Mandel featured in HAPPY BIRTHDAY LANGSTON HUGHES at Cornelia Street Café
Photos: Tonya Pinkins, Billy Eugene Jones, Matthew Murumba and Toccarra Cash in Reading of Camille Darby’s Lords Resistance
Feb. 22-Mar 4.: Suzen Murakoshi’s Breathe Love Repeat: a near-life experience, at 2012 Frigid New York Festival at Under St. Marks
Feb. 13: Chinglish Playwright David Henry Hwang Moderates “RepresentAsian: The Changing Face of New York Theater” at Pope Auditorium at Fordham University
Larry Bryggman, Peter Jay Fernandez, Arliss Howard and David Pittu Set for Atlantic Theater Company’s CQ/CX, January 25-March 4, 2012 Ma-Yi Theatre Company Presents Qui Nguyen’s THE INEXPLICABLE REDEMPTION OF AGENT G at Theatre Row’s Beckett Theatre, 2/7 – 3/4 Photos: Eiko Ishioka Photos & Video: Celebrate Chinese New Year with David Henry Hwang’s Chinglish through January 29, 2012
DTC’s Production Photos of Giant featuring Aaron Lazar, Kate Baldwin,P.J. Griffith, Dee Hoty, Raul Aranas & Katie Thompson
Photos: David Henry Hwang, John C. Whitehead, Mayor Michael Bloomberg at Asia Society Awards Dinner in New York
Mu Performing Arts’ Little Shop of Horrors on 2 ‘Best of‘ Lists; Women in Arts Panel on 1/29, in Conjunction with Mu Daiko’s 15th Anniversary Concert and Tour
Meet Museworks, Ltd.’s Joanna C. Lee and Ken Smith, Chinglish Cultural Advisors and Co-authors of the Pocket Chinese Almanac Asia Society Honors Chinglish Playwright David Henry Hwang and Former Deputy Secretary of State John C. Whitehead at the Waldorf Astoria on January 11, 2012
Cindy Cheung Debuts SPEAK UP CONNIE…Her Solo Show, directed by BD Wong at Stage Left Studio, January 17-25, 2012
CHINGLISH Celebrates 100th Performance on January 5, 2012 – Meet David Henry Hwang & his Cast at the Lin Sing Association in NY Chinatown
Aaron Lazar, Kate Baldwin, P.J. Griffith, Raul Aranas Set for the Dallas Theater Center/Public Theater Co-Production of Giant at the Wyly Theatre, 1/18-2/19/12
Photos: Maya Lin, BD Wong, David Henry Hwang, Yeohlee, Oscar L. Tang and Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg at MOCA Legacy Awards Gala
Chinglish is Named in TIME Magazine’s Top 10 of the Year; Meet the Cast at Talkbacks after Select Performances in December
Playwright David Henry Hwang Reading and Book Signing at The Drama Book Shop on 12/15 Photos: Yellow Fever Playwright Rick Shiomi Explores New Territory with An All-Female Cast
Party 3.0, Scenes from Version 3.0, A New Anthology of Asian American Plays, Edited by Chay Yew at Zacek McVay Theater on 12/4
Photos: Playwright Lonnie Carter Talks TRIM, The Tiger Woods What If Story, The Romance of Magno Rubio and The Lost Boys of Sudan
Photos: David Henry Hwang, Jennifer Lim, Leigh Silverman, Samuel L. Jackson, Kenny Leon, David Ives, Douglas Carter Beane and More at The Drama Desk & Fordham University Theatre Program’s “Anatomy of a Breakout” Panel
André De Shields, Erin Cherry, Gillian Glasco, Marie Thomas, Sean Phillips, Morocco Omari, Charles Smith and Chuck Smith Among 13 Audelco Nods for Knock Me a Kiss
Christine Toy Johnson Leads the Cast of Pan Asian Repertory Theatre’s Shanghai Lil’s, 11/11-11/27/11
Photos: Leviathan Lab’s Twelfth Night at the Arclight through 11/19
Tina Chilip and Jojo Gonzalez Star in Leviathan Lab’s Dynamic Hong Kong Re-imagining of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night Featuring an All-Asian American Cast, at the Arclight in NY, 11/3-11/19
Ma-Yi Presents Carla Ching’s The Sugar House at The Edge of The Wilderness at The Connelly Theater, 11/8-12/4
David Henry Hwang’s Chinglish Takes Home 2 Jeff Awards Michael Etzwiler is Featured in Miracle on 34th Street at the Al. Ringling Theatre through 11/13/11
Photos: Backstage with the Cast of Chinglish and David Henry Hwang at the Longacre Theatre
Cathy Foy-Mahi Plays Bloody Mary in 2011-2012 National Tour of South Pacific
Lia Chang Photos: Opening Night of Mu Performing Arts’ Katie Hae Leo’s Four Destinies
Lia Chang Photos: Backstage at Mu Performing Arts’ Four Destinies by Katie Hae Leo, 10/15-10/30
Photos: Crossroads’ Ain’t Misbehavin’ has performances through October 23
Photos & Video: André De Shields Rehearses “Ain’t Misbehavin’” w/ Crossroads’ Ain’t Misbehavin’ Cast Photos and Video: André De Shields Rehearses “The Joint is Jumpin’” with the cast of Crossroads’ Ain’t Misbehavin’
Video: André De Shields Rehearses “’T Ain’t Nobody’s Bizness” w/ Crossroads’ Ain’t Misbehavin’ Cast
David Henry Hwang’s Chinglish Begins Previews at the Longacre Theatre on 10/11
Up Close and Personal with Rick Shiomi, Award-winning Playwright and Artistic Director of Mu Performing Arts
André De Shields Will Perform Excerpts from His Solo Work as Frederick Douglass at Dedication of Frederick Douglass Memorial on 9/20
Tyrone Davis Jr., Zurin Villanueava, Rheaume Crenshaw, Johmaalya Adelekan and Jacob Ming-Trent Star in Crossroads Theatre Company’s Ain’t Misbehavin’, Helmed by Two-time Tony Award Nominee André De Shields Ensemble Studio Theatre/Going to the River presents The River Crosses Rivers II: 9 Short Plays by Women of Color, 9/14-10/2
Alfredo Narciso, Debargo Sanyal, Maria Christina Oliveras, Andrew Garman, Jackie Chung, Jeff Wilburn Star in Partial Comfort’s World Premiere of Chad Beckim’s AFTER, 9/14-10/8 at The Wild Project in NY
Photos: Christine Toy Johnson, Angela Lin, Louis Ozawa Changchien, Jake Manabat, David Shih in Jen Silverman’s Crane Story at The Cherry Lane
Tony Award Winner Lea Salonga Leads Stellar Cast in First All-Filipino Concert for Philippine Development Foundation, “PhilDev Celebrates Broadway: Suites by Sondheim” at Alice Tully Hall on 11/7
Goodman Theatre World Premiere of David Henry Hwang’s Broadway Bound “Chinglish” Scores 5 Jeff Award Nods
Mu Performing Arts 2011-2012 20th Anniversary Season: Four Destinies, Edith Can Shoot Things and Hit Them, Into the Woods, & Mu Daiko 15th Anniversary Concert
The Playwrights Realm Presents Jen Silverman’s CRANE STORY at the Cherry Lane Theatre, 9/6-10/1
The Play Company Presents the Off-Broadway Run of Jonas Hassen Khemiri’s INVASION! at The Flea featuring Francis Benhamou, Andrew Guilarte, Bobby Moreno, Nick Choksi, 9/6-10/1
Desipina & Co. Presents Pooja Kumar, Sunkrish Bala, Joe Petrilla, Eileen Rivera, Jon Norman Schneider & Rajeev Varma in Rehana Lew Mirza’s Barriers at HERE, 9/7-18
OCA Awards Gala Photos: David Henry Hwang, Tamlyn Tomita, BD Wong, Dr. Bobby Fong & Tammy Duckworth
New Works by Ken Lin and Don Nguyen Featured at 14th Annual Ojai Playwrights Conference, August 12-13
The Gospel According to James’ Andre De Shields, Charles Smith, Chuck Smith & Tyler Jacob Rollinson Nominated for Black Theater Alliance Awards
Suzen Murakoshi’s Breathe Love Repeat: a Near Life Experience, at 30th Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival, 8/11-20
Christine Toy Johnson, Jason Collins, Sarah Corey, Piper Goodeve, Whitney Kam Lee, Mark Mozingo, Jose Restrepo and Darcy Yellin in SOUVENIR STORIES, 7/27-31 at the Clurman Theatre
Version 3.0, a major new collection of contemporary Asian American plays edited by Chay Yew Dr. Bobby Fong, BD Wong & Honorable L. Tammy Duckworth to Receive Awards at National OCA Convention in NY on 8/6
Photos: On the town with Rick Shiomi, Co-Editor of “Asian American Plays for a New Generation”, in D.C. & NY
David Henry Hwang to Receive 2012 William Inge Distinguished Achievement in the American Theatre Award
Rick Shiomi Checks out Performing Arts Playwrights Series in the Asian American Pacific Islander Collection of Library of Congress; Attends “Asian American Plays for a New Generation” Book Signing in NY on 7/29
Christine Toy Johnson, Jason Collins, Sarah Corey, Piper Goodeve, Whitney Kam Lee, Mark Mozingo, Jose Restrepo and Darcy Yellin in SOUVENIR STORIES, 7/27-31 at the Clurman Theatre
Saffron Burrows, Eisa Davis, Glenn Fitzgerald, Gilles Marini & Darren Pettie in Melissa James Gibson’s “This” at the Center Theatre Group/Kirk Douglas Theatre in LA, 7/30-8/28
Lia Chang Theater Portfolio at Library of Congress Features Photos of Thom Sesma’s Makeup Transformation as Scar in Disney’s The Lion King Las Vegas, Robert Lee and Leon Ko’s Heading East Starring BD Wong, David Henry Hwang’s Chinglish, and Samrat Chakrabarti and Sanjiv Jhaveri’s Bakwas Bumbug! on View Through August 2 Primary Stages Presents World Premiere of Charles Busch’s “Olive and Bitter Herbs” at 59E59 Theaters, 7/26-9/3
“Asian American Plays for a New Generation”, A New Anthology of Asian American Plays Is Subject of Book Talk July 27
“In Rehearsal”: Lia Chang Theater Portfolio Features Rehearsal Photos of David Henry Hwang’s Broadway Bound Chinglish and Samrat Chakrabarti and Sanjiv Jhaveri’s “Bakwas Bumbug! on View in the Asian Division Reading Room at Library of Congress through 8/2
Photos: André De Shields leads the cast of Charles Smith’s Knock Me A Kiss at The National Black Theatre Festival in Winston-Salem, NC, 8/2-8/4
David Henry Hwang’s Chinglish is Broadway Bound this Fall; Goodman Theatre Photo Feature
Photos: “How To Succeed” stars Daniel Radcliffe, Rose Hemingway & John Larroquette at Lord & Taylor Fifth Ave
Photos: Christmas in June w/ Samrat Chakrabarti and Sanjiv Jhaveri’s “Bakwas Bumbug” at The Wild Project in NY-6/26
Photos: Playwright David Henry Hwang in rehearsal at the Goodman Theatre for World Premiere of Chinglish
Angela Lin is currently appearing in the Goodman’s World Premiere of David Henry Hwang’s Chinglish through July 24 Photos: Phylicia Rashad, Michael McElroy, Marva Hicks in Broadway Inspirational Voices “Wondrous Grace” Concert in NY
Samrat Chakrabarti and Sanjiv Jhaveri’s Popera “Bakwas Bumbug” at The Wild Project in NY, June 22-26 Daniel Morgan Shelley to portray Nat Turner in Lucy Thurber’s The Insurgents at the Contemporary American Theater Festival, 7/6-31
Project1Voice’s Multiple Staged Readings of Alice Childress’ Trouble in Mind features André De Shields, Peter Coyote, Roger Robinson, Leslie Uggams, LaChanze, John Mahoney, Bill Irwin, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Irma P. Hall on June 20
Snowboarder Suzen Murakoshi to Debut Tale of Unconditional Love at Calgary Fringe Festival, 7/29-8/5
Playwright Camille Darby
André De Shields in Charles Smith’s The Gospel According to James at the Victory Gardens Biograph through June 12
Christine Toy Johnson, Jaygee Macapugay, Jon Norman Schneider to perform in National Asian Artists Project: Discover: New Musicals at 47th Street Theatre on May 23
Willie Reale, Frances McDormand, Lewis Black, Bela Fleck, Renee Goldsberry, Duncan Sheik, Lisa Benavides, Abigail Washburn, Tim Blake Nelson at The 52nd Street Project Benefit
Photos of AEA’s Asian Heritage Celebration, featuring the Leviathan Lab Asian American Women Writers Workshop
1199SEIU President George Gresham to receive Labor Leadership Award at Working Theater Annual Awards Ceremony-5/16 Renee Goldsberry, Frances McDormand, Tim Blake Nelson, Duncan Sheik lend vocal talents for The 52nd Street Project 30th Anniversary Gala Celebrating Willie Reale
André De Shields & Alison Fraser Star in Reading of Michael Aman’s The Unbleached American at Theater Row on 5/9
Victory Gardens appoints renowned director and playwright Chay Yew as its new Artistic Director
AEA’s celebrates Asian Heritage Month w/ Leviathan Lab’s Asian American Female Playwright’s Short Play Festival in NY, 5/12, 13
Ruby Dee, Alicia Keys, Sidney Poitier among honorees at Woodie King, Jr.’s New Federal Theatre’s 40th Anniversary Gala at Edison Ballroom on May 22
André De Shields stars in Chicago Premiere of Charles Smith’s The Gospel According to James at Victory Gardens 5/14-6/12
Up Close and Personal with Darren Pettie, Star of The Milk Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore
Marva Hicks and the Columbus Jazz Orchestra light up the Southern Theatre with a “A Night at the Apollo”
Judges for 2010-2011 Village Voice Obie Awards include Feingold, Soloski, Als, Hwang, Yionoulis and Propst; Ceremony on 5/16
Peter Jay Fernandez in Theatre for a New Audience’s Macbeth at The Duke through April 22 Jarlath Conroy in the CENTERSTAGE Production of The Homecoming
Encore Performances of Rachel Klein’s The Tragedy of Maria Macabre at Access Theater
Marva Hicks to Star in Concert of Pat Holley’s R&B/Pop Musical, Me & Caesar Lee at Triad Theatre, 3/27, 4/3 & 4/10
Chay Yew’s Visible Cities at The Studio Theatre on Theatre Row
A night out with Gordana Rashovich, Flora Goforth in The Milk Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore André De Shields Set for World Premiere of Charles Smith’s The Gospel According to James at Indiana Rep, 3/22-4/10
BOBBY the middle-aged celebrity–the nvr 2 L8 2 b famous musical at the Jewel Box Theater, 3/18-5/27
Daryl “Chill” Mitchell and Ann Harada to Star in Staged Reading of Internal Bleeding by Christine Toy Johnson
Spend Valentine’s Day with André De Shields in The Sovereign State of Boogedy Boogedy at the Abingdon Theatre
Geffen Playhouse Production Photos: LaBute’s The Break of Noon- Kevin Anderson, Tracee Chimo, Catherine Dent & John Earl Jelks
Jarlath Conroy Leads Cast of Pinter’s The Homecoming at CENTERSTAGE in Baltimore
Photos:The Working Theater’s Off-Broadway production of HONEY BROWN EYES by Stefanie Zadravec at The Clurman
Kevin Anderson, Catherine Dent, Tracee Chimo, John Earl Jelks in Neil La Bute’s The Break of Noon at the Geffen RAIN Recreates Beatles’ famous 1969 Rooftop Concert w/ Live Performance of “Get Back”- CBS Thanksgiving Day Parade
Photos: David Duchovny, John Earl Jelks, Amanda Peet,Tracee Chimo opening night of Neil LaBute’s The Break of Noon
André De Shields leads cast of Charles Smith’s Knock Me A Kiss at Abrons Arts Center
Suzen Murakoshi Stars in Breathe Love Repeat at Studio Theatre
Denise Burse and Peter Jay Fernandez Featured in INTAR Reading of Andrew Dolan’s The Many Mistresses of Martin Luther King Multimedia: Exclusive photos and video of Disney’s The Lion King Las Vegas -In the Makeup Chair with Thom Sesma
Joan Almedilla, Alan Ariano, Rona Figueroa, Adam Jacobs, Jose Llana, and Orville Mendoza Set for Concert version of Long Season at Ayala Foundation USA Gala in SF Photos of Leviathan Lab’s reading of Christine Toy Johnson’s Adventures of a Faux Designer Handbag
Playwright Edgar Mendoza awarded Kennedy Center’s inaugural Paul Stephen Lim Asian-American Playwriting Award for his play Blue Note Run Castillo Theatre presents a reading of Nicole Anderson-Cobb’s Tangled, directed by Woodie King, Jr.
Falling for Eve: Jose Llana’s Adam has a new Eve Abingdon Theatre Company Presents the New York premiere of Reggie Cheong-Leen’s play, The Nanjing Race Velina Hasu Houston’s Calligraphy Set for World Premiere at LATC Cindy Cheung in Will Eno’s Middleton at the Vineyard
Andre De Shields Portrays W.E.B. Du Bois in New Federal Theatre’s Knock Me a Kiss by Charles Smith, Crafting a Career
Andre Dé Shields is having a Devilishly Good Time in Damn Yankees at The John W. Engeman Theater at Northport
Jon Norman Schneider is Making a Splash in Pool Boy at the Barrington Stage Company’s Musical Theatre Lab Christine Toy Johnson Plays Christmas Eve in AVENUE Q at Weston Playhouse Theatre in Vermont
Portrait of Secretary Norman Y. Mineta to Be Presented at the National Portrait Gallery
Randy Gener Wins 2010 SPJ Deadline Club Award for Best Arts Reporting in New York City
Photos by Lia Chang at the Shanghai World Expo 2010’s USA Pavilion, Library of Congress and Hollywood Chinese: The Arthur Dong Collection in L.A. BINTOU at the Harlem School of the Arts, 6/24-7/10
Hollywood Chinese: The Arthur Dong Collection Exhibition at the Chinese American Museum in Los Angeles, has been extended through November 7, 2010
Hazel Anne Raymundo Joins Off-Broadway Cast of AVENUE Q Woodie King, Jr.’s New Federal Theatre Presents Month Long Reading Series of Great Black Plays and Playwrights
Photo Call: BD Wong and the Cast of Heading East at the Asia Society
Multimedia: Promises, Promises’ Stars Kristin Chenoweth and Sean Hayes at Lord & Taylor Fifth Ave
Harada, Leung, Llana, Johnson, Takara Et Al. Sing Once On This Island on May 16 at Theatre at Saint Peter’s Church
Multimedia: The 52nd Street Project Benefit Photos: Michael Cerveris, James Monroe Inglehart, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Matthew Morrison, Greg Naughton and Kelli O’Hara
Michael Cerveris, Matthew Morrison and Kelli O’Hara Lend Vocal Talents for 52nd St. Project Benefit
Multimedia: Ed Cardona, Jr.’s American Jornalero at the Dorothy Strelsin Theatre, March 4-14
Backstage at The Lion King Las Vegas with Thom Sesma
Multimedia: Yellow Face Reading and Book Signing with David Henry Hwang, Kathryn Layng, Francis Jue and Special Guest Edward Albee
André De Shields Celebrates Black History Month Starring in The Working Theater’s Production of Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory at The Abingdon in February 2010 The River Crosses Rivers Opening Night Photos
New Federal Theatre founder and director Woodie King receives award for community service in communications arts from Howard University’s John H. Johnson School of Communications
Classical Theatre of Harlem’s Archbishop Supreme Tartuffe, MTC’s Ruined are Top Winners at 2009 Audelcos
Multimedia: Living Colour in Concert at the Highline Ballroom Photos
Multimedia: BD Wong, Anastasia Barzee, Clarke Thorell, Cindy Cheung and Orville Mendoza at Rattlestick Playwrights Theaters’ Musical Mix ‘n’ Mingle
Classical Theatre of Harlem’s Archbishop Supreme Tartuffe, MTC’s Ruined are Top Winners at 2009 Audelcos
Multimedia: NAATCO’s LOVE! VALOUR! COMPASSION! with special guest Terrence McNally
The Bacchae Opening Night Photos: Andre De Shields, Jonathan Groff and Anthony Mackie
Photo Call: Derek Walcott’s Marie Laveau
Thom Sesma as Scar in The Lion King at Mandalay bay
Christine Toy Johnson’s PAPER SON at Queens Theatre in the Park Studio Theatre
Christine Toy Johnson Kicks Off Pan Asian Reps NewWorks 09
Charles Busch’s Third Story Actors Fund Benefit
Classical Theatre of Harlem and Harlem Stage Present Three Sisters Lucia Hwong Gordon Among Women’s Project’s Women of Achievement Honorees A Tune Beyond Us or What a Revoltin’ Development This is Angela’s Mixtape Opening Night
Zooman and The Sign Opening Night Party Celebrating Woodie King
Dionne Warwick and Woodie King Jr. honored by AMAS Musical Theatre in New York
David Henry Hwang, Kathryn Layng and BD Wong at the Asian American Writers Workshop Literary Awards BD Wong is a Tour de Force in Herringbone
Thom Sesma, Peter Kim and Andrew Cristi star in Durango
André De Shields and Reg E. Cathey Star in Cato at The Flea Spotlight on Shanghai Moon’s Thom Sesma
Nothing is Sacred in David Henry Hwang’s Comedy of Mistaken Racial Identity
Francis Jue, At Home on the Stage Finding his way in The Yellow Wood
NAATCO’s pitch perfect Falsettoland hits all the right notes Denise Burse, Rocky Carroll, Anthony Chisholm, John Earl Jelks and James A. Williams in Radio Golf by August Wilson at The Pearlstone Theater in Baltimore
Flower Drum Song: An American Story
Lia Chang: Life Tastes Good for Philip Kan Gotanda

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