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SF Theater Review: Asian American LGBTQ Themes in a New Production of “Fun Home”

If you get the chance, catch “Fun Home” at the Gateway Theater on Jackson Street in San Francisco, between now and May 8, 2022. Many of the storylines around being closeted (her dad), difficulty coming out to parents and parents who won’t talk about your LGBTQ status all resonate deeply in the Asian American community. Continue reading

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8Questions: Interview with ‘Allegiance’ actor Michael K. Lee

As a reader of 8Asians, you’re probably aware of the Broadway musical Allegiance, currently running at the Longacre Theatre in New York City. Featuring the talent of George Takei, Lea Salonga and Telly Leung, Allegiance opened on November 8th to … Continue reading

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‘The Who’s TOMMY’ opens May 13, 2015 at East West Players featuring Deedee Magno Hall, Joseph Morales, Cliffton Hall, and Parvesh Cheena

East West Players (EWP), the nation’s longest-running professional theatre of color in the country and the largest producing organization of Asian American artistic work, continues its 50th Anniversary Season, Golden, with “The Who’s TOMMY,” Music and Lyrics by Pete Townshend, … Continue reading

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Original “Anime Hip-Hop Martial Arts Musical” to be Workshopped by East West Players Writers’ Gallery in L.A.

You read that right– anime hip-hop martial arts musical! It’s all that and a bag of chips!* East West Players has gathered a creative team to develop a new musical that utilizes all three art forms and a 25 minute … Continue reading

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More Asians on the Small Screen for the Fall Season

Ever since I got rid of my cable, my TV intake has decreased drastically, but I still get amusement from the little box and am especially looking forward to all of the wonderful Asians on TV: CBS has the return … Continue reading

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