Calendar

Long Beach Playhouse (Long Beach, CA)
Cowboy v. Samurai
by Michael Golamco
July 22 to August 19, 2017



Mu Performing Arts (St. Paul, MN)
Immigrant Journey Project
by Masanari Kawahara
August 4 to 20, 2017

Created by artist Masanari Kawahara, the project explores the 21st-century immigrant experience using puppetry, movement, and masks. Community members will be joined by Mu actors who will play cameo roles and serve as mentors for the newly trained performers.



Silk Road Rising (Chicago, IL)
Jihad Against Violence: Oh ISIS Up Yours
by Fawzia Afzal-Khan
August 19 and 20, 2017

Drawing from her work on Jihad Against Violence and Sext of Saudade, Fawzia Afzal-Khan's Jihad Against Violence: Oh ISIS Up Yours is a Muslim feminist response to the hijacking of Islam by patriarchal extremists. Afzal-Khan's unfiltered, stream of consciousness reflections provide a potent indictment of the surreal and sardonic world we now inhabit, and a welcome reminder that sisterhood is powerful.

Presented as part of Silk Road Rising's "Crescent and Star: Arab and Muslim Journeys" reading series, and directed by George Potter, Oh ISIS Up Yours promises to be an insightful and entertaining exploration of Islam by a leading Pakistani scholar.


Kumu Kahua Theatre (Honolulu, HI)
Who Killed Gilbert Botello?
By Garrick Paikai
August 24 to September 24, 2017

Gilbert Botello is dead.  But who killed him?  Was it the butler or the maid?  Was it the eccentric tycoon or his son?  Detective Roy Rodger Kalauakekahuna III and his sidekick Officer Billy Souza investigate the murder and astonishing events surrounding the untimely demise of Gilbert Botello in this comedic murder mystery.  Peopled with recognizable characters, Who Killed Gilbert Botello reshapes the typical British whodunnit into a refreshing representation of Hawai'i.


Shuny Theatre (Houston, TX)
The Waiting Room
by Tanika Gupta
August 25 to September 3, 2017

THE WAITING ROOM follows the spirit of Priya Bannerji, a Bengali-British housewife and mother, very recently passed. Priya has three sunrises left to roam the earth and eavesdrop on her surviving family before moving on to The Waiting Room of the universe to await reincarnation. She is guided by an immortal soul in the guise of legendary Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar through the process of resolving tumultuous business with her son, daughter, husband, and friends. A touching and humorous play brought for the first time to Houston audiences.



Bindlestuff Studio (San Francisco, CA)
Stories High XVII
August 31 to September 16, 2017

Tickets for Stories High XVII are on sale now! The seventeenth installment of our beloved page-to-stage workshop series culminates in a three-week fully-staged production, August 31 - September 16, Thursday - Saturday @ 8pm. Witness a new crop of SOMA Pilipinas artists take center stage! 

Sponsored in part by:
PAWA (Philippine American Writers and Artists), Inc., San Francisco Grants for the Arts, San Francisco Arts Commission.


Dobama Theatre (Cleveland, OH)
brownsville song (b-side for tray)
by Kimber Lee
September 1 to 24, 2017


Intiman Theatre (Seattle, WA)
Dragon Lady 
by Sara Porkalob
Directed by Andrew Russell 
September 5 to October 1, 2017

The Floyd and Delores Jones Playhouse at The University of Washington
Various Times

60 YEARS. 3 GENERATIONS. 1 FILIPINO GANGSTER FAMILY. Intiman Co-curator Sara Porkalob will portray multiple family members from three generations in this hysterical, moving and brand new musical about what it means to be brown, poor and newly American. This world premiere features a live band, an intimate theatre setting, and a plot that includes gangsters, murders and more. DRAGON LADY is a timely musical explores what it means to come to America.

Intiman Producing Artistic Director Andrew Russell returns to direct after Intiman's 2014 production of ANGELS IN AMERICA .


Ma-Yi Theatre (New York, NY)
Ars Nova
Woodshed Collective
KPOP
Book by JASON KIM
Music + Lyrics by HELEN PARK + MAX VERNON
September 5 to October 7, 2017

KPOP is here and America will never be the same. Claim your exclusive, all-access pass and immerse yourself in the Korean Pop music factory where stars are made... or broken.


Everyman Theatre (Baltimore, MD)
M. Butterfly
by David Henry Hwang
September 6 to October 8, 2017


ACT (Seattle, WA)
King of the Yees
by Lauren Yee
September 8 to October 1, 2017



Theatre Esprit Asia

Asian American Cabaret Evening
September 10, 2017

Sunday 7-9pm

Continuing Previews of our 5th Anniversary Season
and also poetry by Juliette Lee
with readings from SPIRETON, novel by Zachary Drake
refreshments providedACAD Classroom, 1400 Dallas Street, Aurora CO 80010
admission by donation, but due to limited seating, please
reserve your seats by emailing: theatre.esprit@gmail.com



Crowded Fire Theatre (San Francisco, CA)
A Tale of Autumn
by Christopher Chen
September 14 to October 7, 2017

Inspired by Shakespeare's Richard III and Macbeth, along with popular "quest-for-power" TV shows Game of Thrones and House of Cards, this new collaboration with Crowded Fire Playwright In Residence Christopher Chen is a modern day fable about the psychology of a one-time altruistic corporation whose seemingly benign tactics destroy a community over time.


Forward Flux (Seattle, WA)
No More Sad Things
by Hansol Jung
September 19 to October 7, 2017


Single Carrot Theatre (Baltimore, MD)
Lear 
by Young Jean Lee 
September 29 to October 27, 2017

a twist on Shakespeare's tragedy that explores the tensions between stuffy parents and their seemingly selfish millennial children.


La Jolla Playhouse (San Diego, CA)
Wild Goose Dreams
by Hansol Jung
September/October, 2017

A world premiere! This is about a North Korean defector who starts an online romance with a South Korean father. Leigh Silverman will direct.


Rattlestick Playwrights Theater (New York, NY)
{my lingerie play} 2017: Installation #9 THE CONCERT AND CALL TO ARMS!!!!!!!!! 
by Diana Oh
September 29 to October 28, 2017

Presented in association with Rosalind Productions, Inc., the culmination of a series of street installations that have taken place in New York City, Washington, D.C., and New Orleans over the past four months. Ryan McCurdy will provide music direction, and Stephanie Ryan Johnstone and Oh will co-direct.



Kultura Arts (Seattle, WA)
Mabuhay Majesty
by Robert Flor
September 29 to 30, 2017

Mabuhay Majesty is a new play by Robert Francis Flor. It is set during the mid-20th century with Filipina American characters. This is an exploration of the unique cultural milieu that Filipino Americans experienced in the Seattle area.



Artist Repertory Theatre (Portland, OR)
Caught
by Christopher Chen
October 1 to 29, 2017

Ripped from today's headlines and breaking the theatrical mold, CAUGHT presents a sly philosophical puzzle that investigates the murky intersections of fact and fiction in the crafting of art … and news.

  • Timely, One-of-a-Kind Drama
  • 2015 Barrymore Award for Best New Play
  • …an ingenious, beguiling play…" Lily Janiak, San Francisco Chronicle
  • Dramatist Guild's 2017 Lanford Wilson Award

Eugenie Chan Theatre Projects and 6NewPlays (San Francisco, CA)
Madame Ho
by Eugenie Chan
October 5 to 22, 2017 and October 28 to 29, 2017


East West Players (Los Angeles, CA)
Rogue Artists Ensemble
Kaidan Project: Walls Grow Thin
October 5 to November 5, 2017 

WP's 52nd season commences with the world premiere of Kaidan Project: Walls Grow Thin, a special event presented in association with Rogue Artists Ensemble—a collective of multi-disciplinary artists that creates Hyper-theater, an innovative hybrid of theater traditions, puppetry, mask work, dance, music, and modern technology—with support from Venturous Theatre Fund of The Tides Foundation, the Jim Henson Foundation, the Japan Foundation, and the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs. Written by Lisa Dring, Rosie Narasaki, and Chelsea Sutton with Rogue Artists Ensemble, and directed by Rogue's Artistic Director Sean T. Cawelti, Kaidan Project: Walls Grow Thin is a multi-sensory, site-specific experience refracting ancient Japanese ghost stories through a modern, multi-cultural lens, revealing the noise of our histories and the silences that haunt us. Performances run from October 5 – November 5, 2017 and will be staged at a secret Mid-City, six-story warehouse built in 1927, to be revealed after tickets have been purchased. More information at www.rogueartists.org.


Cort Theatre (Broadway)
M. Butterfly
by David Henry Hwang
October 7 to....

Broadway revival, directed by Julie Taymor and featuring Clive Owen.


Kitchen Theatre Company (Ithaca, NY)
Brahman/I: A One Hijra Stand-Up Comedy Show 
by Aditi Brennan Kapil
October 8 to 29, 2017

The play follows B, an intersex comedian, trying the explain and reconcile their identity. O'Gara, who directed the play in Boston at Company One, will revisit the work.


First Floor Theater (Chicago, IL)
Two Mile Hollow
by Leah Nanako Winkler
October 8 to November 4, 2017

A satirical take on dramas about affluent white families with no white actors playing the white characters. Artistic director Hutch Pimentel will direct.



Seattle Public Theatre (Seattle, WA)
SIS Productions
The World of Extreme Happiness
by Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig.
Directed by Desdemona Chiang
October 13 to November 10, 2017

When Sunny is born in rural China, her parents leave her in a slop bucket to die because she's a girl. She survives, and at 14 leaves for the city, where she works a low-paying factory job and attends self-help classes to improve her chances at securing a coveted office position. When Sunny's attempts to pull herself out of poverty lead to dire consequences for a fellow worker, she is forced to question the system she's spent her life trying to master – and stand up against the powers that be.


The Public Theater (New York, NY)
Office Hour 
by Julia Cho 
October 17 to December 2, 107

The play is about a teacher who has a meeting with a student who may or may not become a mass shooter. Neel Keller will direct.


Theatre Diaspora (Portland, OR)
The Brothers Paranormal
by Prince Gomolvilas
October 20, 21 and 22, 2017

Staged reading.



East West Players (Los Angeles, CA)
Yohen
by Phillip Kan Gotanda
October 26 to November 19, 2017

EWP and The Robey Theatre Company—which explores, develops, and produces provocative plays written about the Global Black Experience—present the revival of Yohen, written by Philip Kan Gotanda, directed by The Robey's Producing Artistic Director Ben Guillory, and starring Danny Glover, with support from the S. Mark Taper Foundation. In Japanese pottery, the term "yohen" refers to unpredictable changes that take place in the kiln. James and Sumi Washington are an interracial couple struggling to maintain their 37-year marriage after James retires from the US Army. The dramatic change in routine prompts questions about life, love, and aging, as the couple attempts to repair what's broken and decide what is worth saving. Performances run from October 26 – November 19, 2017 at the David Henry Hwang Theater at the Union Center for the Arts at 120 Judge John Aiso Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. More information at www.eastwestplayers.org and www.robeytheatrecompany.com.


Kumu Kahua Theatre (Honolulu, HI)
The Wildbirds
A World Premiere By Eric Anderson
November 2 To December 3, 2016

Amos and Juliette Cooke had the best intentions.  In 1839 Honolulu, the couple was deeply honored to be chosen to personally oversee the education of the children of the kings and queens of Hawai'i.  But how does one enforce rigorous discipline on a sacred ali'i child?  When is education a form of imperialism?  Inspired by historical events, Wild Birds tells the story of intense cultural clashes, the effects of western education on the indigenous monarchy, and the ultimate disillusionment of a teacher.  


GENSeng (Geneseo, NY)
Carry the Tiger to the Mountain
by Cherylene Lee
November 8 to 12, 2017


Silk Road Rising (Chicago, IL)
Wild Boar 
by Candace Chong Mui Ngam
translated by David Henry Hwang, Joanna C. Lee and Ken Smith
November 9 to December 17, 2017

The play explores what happens when a controversial professor goes missing and his students seek to publicize the truth. Helen Young will direct.


Book It Theater (Seattle, WA)
Diana Wynne Jones's Howl's Moving Castle 
with music and lyrics by Justin Huertas
November 29 to December 30, 2017

The fantasy follows a young woman who is transformed into an elderly one and must strike a deal with a demon to break the spell. Sara Porkalob will star.


The Wilbury Group (Providence, RI)
Churches
by Young Jean Lee
December, 2017


South Coast Repertory Theatre (Los Angeles, CA)
Sugar Plum Fairy 
by Sandra Tsing Loh
December 3 to 24, 2017

In it, Loh recounts the story of when she was a preteen and the thing she wanted most was a role in her school's production of The Nutcracker. Bart DeLorenzo will direct.


Merrimack Repertory Theatre (Lowell, MA)
KNYUM
by Vicent Chum
January 10 to February 4, 2018

about a young man who is struggling to learn Khmer, the language of his family's home of Cambodia. KJ Sanchez will direct.


Washington Ensemble Theater (Seattle, WA)
Straight White Men
By Young Jean Lee
Directed by Sara Porkalob
January 12 to 29, 2018

The rightfully celebrated Young Jean Lee returns to Seattle with this new play about an old identity that's only beginning to be recognized as such: straight white maleness. As a result of women and people of color speaking up and speaking loudly about whiteness and maleness as an identity, "for the first time in history, straight white men are experiencing some of what everybody else has been experiencing all along, and unsurprisingly, they really don't like it," Lee says in that interview supra.


Long Wharf Theatre (New Haven, CT)
Office Hour
by Julia Cho
January 17 to February 11, 2018

about a professor who tries to understand what her troubled student is going through in his disturbing writings.


ArtsWest (Seattle, WA)
Peerless
By Jiehae Park
January 18 to February 11, 2018


Kumu Kahua Theatre (Honolulu, HI)
Living Room
A World Premiere By William Kahele
January 18 to February 18, 2018

Eli's family and friends are well-meaning, but they won't leave him alone as he wrestles with his troubled past and uncertain future.  Millie, Rose, Fannie and Junior haunt Eli with their concerns until they nearly drive him crazy.  Eli's indomitable sense of humor and a handsome stranger may be his saving grace in this comedy about the drama one local man faces alone in a crowded room.


Intersect Theatre (Philadelphia, PA)
Here Are Our Monsters 
by A. Rey Pamatmat
January 19 to February 11, 2018

The play takes place in a post-marriage-equality America, and is about a gay man who proposes to his fiancé. Evren Odcikin will direct.


San Diego Repertory Theatre (San Diego, CA)
Vietgone
by Qui Nguyen
January 25 to February 18, 2018


Diversionary Theatre (San Francisco, CA)
The Cardboard Piano
by Hansol Jung
January 25 to February 25, 2018

about the daughter of an American missionary who travels to Northern Uganda and falls in love with a local teenage girl.


Vortex Repertory Company (Austin, TX)
893/Ya-ku-za 
by Daria Miyako Marinelli
January 26 to February 10, 2018

bout a woman's bid to become the first female member of the infamous Japanese mafia. The show will be directed by kt shorb.


Denver Center for the Performing Arts (Denver, CO)
The Great Leap
by Lauren Yee
February 2 to March 11, 2018

When an American college basketball team travels to Beijing for an exhibition game in 1989, the drama on the court goes deeper than the strain between their countries. For two men with a past and one teen with a future, it's a chance to stake their moment in history and claim personal victories off the scoreboard. American coach Saul grapples with his relevance to the sport, Chinese coach Wen Chang must decide his role in his rapidly-changing country and Chinese American player Manford seeks a lost connection. Tensions rise right up to the final buzzer as history collides with the action in the stadium. Yee's "acute ear for contemporary speech" and a "devilishly keen satiric eye" (San Francisco Chronicle) creates an unexpected and touching story inspired by events in her own father's life.


Olney Theatre Center (Olney, MD)
Everyman Theatre (Baltimore, MD)
Aubergine
by Julia Cho
February 7 to March 4, 2018


Berkeley Repertory Theatre (Berkeley, CA)
Office Hour
by Julia Cho
February 2018


Playwright's Realm (New York)
Hello, From the Children of Planet Earth 
by Don Nguyen
February to March 2018

The show takes place on a spaceship, where a lesbian couple is trying to have a baby. Jade King Carroll will direct.


Seattle Children's Theatre (Seattle, WA)
Citizen 13559: The Journal of Ben Uchida
Adapted by Naomi Iizuka
Based on the Dear America series book by Barry Denenberg
Produced with special permission from Scholastic
February 8 to March 4, 2018

"I was born here. I'm from here. I'm American."

Witness the story of 12-year-old Ben Uchida, a Japanese-American boy whose life is changed forever following the World War II attack on Pearl Harbor. When the U.S. government forces Japanese-American citizens into internment camps, Ben and his family must face difficult truths about the idea of home. One young person's struggle to understand a society allowing mass discrimination against its citizens poses questions as urgent today as they were in the past. 


Imagination Stage (Bethesda, MD)
The Princess and the Pauper—A Bollywood Tale
by Anu Yadav  
with music by Ashwin Subramanian
February 10 to March 18, 2018

about two girls from India whose story mirrors Mark Twain's famous tale about a prince and a peasant boy who swap places. 


Mu Performing Arts (Minneapolis, MN)
Mixed Blood
Two Mile Hollow 
by Leah Nanako Winkler
February 16 to March 4, 2018

The satire is about a wealthy white family, who reunites in the family's country house, where complicated secrets are revealed. Mu Performing Arts will coproduce the play and its artistic director Randy Reyes will direct.


East West Players (Los Angeles, CA)
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
Allegiance
Music and lyrics by Jay Kuo
Book by Marc Acito, Kuo, and Lorenzo Thione
February 21 to April 1, 2018

East West Players (EWP) and Japanese American Cultural & Community Center (JACCC) are pleased to announce the Los Angeles premiere of the Broadway musical Allegiance, which had its 2012 world premiere in a record-breaking engagement at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego and played on Broadway from 2015-16 at The Shubert Organization's Longacre Theatre. Allegiance will be co-produced by EWP and JACCC by special arrangement with Sing Out, Louise! Productions and ATA, with performances at JACCC's Aratani Theatre in Los Angeles from February 21-April 1, 2018. Previews will run from February 21-25, with the Opening Night performance and reception on February 28.


Arena Stage (Washington, DC)
Hold These Truths
by Jeanne Sakata
February 23 to April 8, 2018


South Coast Repertory Theatre (Los Angeles, CA)
Cambodian Rock Band 
by Lauren Yee
March 4 to 25, 2018

The play uses the music of real-life rock band Dengue Fever, to tell the story of the fallout from the Khmer Rouge.


Silk Road Rising (Chicago, IL)
Through the Elevated Line 
by Novid Parsi
March 8 to April 15, 2018

A world premiere. The story is about a man who returns home to Chicago after being imprisoned in Iran for being gay. Carin Silkaitis will direct.


American Repertory Theatre (Cambridge, MA)
Dragon Lady
Sara Porkalob
March 2018


TheatreSquared (Fayatteville, AK)
Vietgone
by Qui Nguyen
March 14 to April 8, 2018


Everyman Theatre (Baltimore, MD)
Aubergine
by Julia Cho
March 14 to April 15, 2018



National Arts Centre (Ottawa, Ontario)
NAC English Theatre
carried away on the crest of a wave
March 21 to April 1, 2018

Born of a single cataclysmic afternoon, David Yee's stunning play tosses lives together and just as quickly pulls them apart – an apt metaphor for the massive tsunami that rolled across the Indian Ocean in 2004. Millions of lives were changed forever in a fury of water whose ripple effect gave rise to these far-reaching stories, extending from a Toronto shock-jock radio studio to the shores of Thailand. Winner of the 2015 Governor General's Literary Award for Drama and directed by Siminovitch Prize laureate Kim Collier, carried away on the crest of a wave shows that despite our differences, we are all connected through serendipity, loss and love.


Kumu Kahua Theatre (Honolulu, HI)
Demigods Anonymous
A World Premiere By Noa Helela
March 22 to April 22, 2018

Power is both a curse and a gift.  As a modern demigod, Noe takes college courses, parties with her friends, and tries to stop herself from turning into a giant lizard.  Her friend, Marcella, is dealing with her unwanted tendency to become a mountain lion; Blaine transforms into a shark when aggravated.  These contemporary Kupua are like most people in their 20s... except for their ability to manifest ancient demigod powers and transform into animals...


Seattle Repertory Theatre (Seattle, WA)
The Great Leap
by Lauren Yee
co-world premiere
produced in association with Denver Center for the Performing Arts Theatre Company 
March 23, 2018 to April 22, 2018
Leo K. Theatre

China, 1971. The Communist Cultural Revolution is in full swing. San Francisco, 1989. The city by the bay is on the brink of a cultural revolution of its own. The name of the game is BASKETBALL. Beijing University's Coach Wen Chang is the quiet, efficient Tim Duncan-esque Party supporter, and Manford is a young, sparky kid from SF's Chinatown, vertically challenged, yet graced with undeniable BALLER SKILL. As the story leaps back and forth in time, Wen Chang and Manford play the game, facing unimaginable CULTURAL BARRIERS and as they circle ever closer to one another, an undeniable truth is revealed: That sometimes there's more to life than MAKING THE SHOT.


Connecticut Repertory Theatre (Storrs, CT)
She Kills Monster 
by Qui Nguyen,
March 22 to 31, 2018


Wilma Theatre (Philadelphia, PA)
Passage
by Christopher Chen
April 18 to May 13, 2018

The play is described as a fantasia on E.M. Forster's A Passage to India. Wilma artistic director Blanka Zizka will direct the HotHouse company.


Unicorn Theatre (Kansas City, MO)
Vietgone
by Qui Nguyen
April 18 to May 13, 2018


Mark Taper Forum (Los Angeles, CA)
Soft Power
book by David Henry Hwang
music by Jeanine Tesori
May 3 to June 10, 2018

Tony winner David Henry Hwang (M. Butterfly) riffs on a possible shift in relations between a rising China and the rest of the world in the decades to come in this world-premiere musical fable.


SpeakEasy Stage Company (Boston, MA)
Allegiance 
book by Marc Acito, Jay Kuo, and Lorenzo Thione, and music and lyrics by Jay Kuo
May 4 to June 2, 2018


Interntional City Theatre (Long Beach, CA)
Cardboard Piano 

by Hansol Jung
May 4to 20, 2018

About the daughter of an American missionary and an Ugandan teenage girl who find love against the backdrop of Uganda's civil war.


City Theatre (Pittsburgh, PA)
Nomad Motel 
by Carla Ching
May 12 to June 3, 2018

The not-so-sunny side of California is nothing new to Alix: she's bouncing between motel rooms taking care of her twin brothers for her mostly MIA mother. Her classmate Mason is a budding songwriter trying to keep off the radar of his missing father's Hong Kong mafia connections. Together, the savvy teens must learn to scrape by without giving up their dreams. This world premiere play by newcomer Carla Ching (Fear the Walking Dead, Netflix's I Love Dick) is a coming-of-age tale about making something out of nothing.


Silk Road Rising (Chicago, IL)
Hollow/Wave 
written and performed by Anu Bhatt
May 17 to 27, 2018

A world premiere. The one-woman show explores Bhatt's journey as a South Asian actor working in Chicago. Barbara Zahora will direct.


Atlantic Theatre (New York, NY)
The Great Leap
by Lauren Yee
May 23 to June 17, 2018


Kumu Kahua Theatre (Honolulu, HI
Dead Of Night
By Edward Sakamoto
May 24 to June 17, 2018

Pre-statehood Honolulu, 1956: despite recently unionizing, Alex and his three best friends desperately struggle to provide for their families.  Joined by a mainlander, the four local men decide to violently pressure their company's boss to meet the union's demands.  When money is always the bottom line, can idealism and friendship ever win?  Celebrated and ground-breaking, Edward Sakamoto's Dead of Night is a suspenseful thriller about economic reality and the death of idealism.


East West Players (Los Angeles, CA)
As We Babble On
by Nathan Ramos
May 31 to June 24, 2018

EWP's 52nd season closes with the world premiere of As We Babble On, presented in partnership with the Los Angeles LGBT Center and with support from the S. Mark Taper Foundation. Written by Nathan Ramos, winner of EWP's "2042: See Change" playwriting contest, As We Babble On explores the pursuit of success, its costs, and conquering the Swedish BIGBOX. Benji, a first-generation Asian American, struggles in New York City to find his voice as his writing career stalls. As the professional paths of his best friend Sheila and his half-sister Laura begin to blossom, he begins to unravel. As We Babble On explores what lengths we are willing to go to realize our dreams, whether morality is tied to upward mobility, and whether boxed wine and soda is an appropriate sangria recipe after the age of 24. Performances run from May 31 – June 24, 2018 at the David Henry Hwang Theater at the Union Center for the Arts at 120 Judge John Aiso Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. More information at www.eastwestplayers.org and www.lalgbtcenter.org.


Marin Theatre Company (Mill Valley, CA)
Straight White Men
by Young Jean Lee
June 14 to July 8, 2018


Silk Road Rising (Chicago, IL)
The New China Festival
curated by David Henry Hwang
July 2018

The event will feature readings of three plays translated from Chinese to English that focus on contemporary playwrights in China and Taiwan. Helen Young will serve as the festival's lead director.


Magic Theatre (San Francisco, CA)
The Gangster of Love
by Jessica Hagedorn
Summer 2018

An autobiographical tale of Hagedorn's immigration from Manila to San Francisco.


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