asian american theater companies in the news

Tim Dang, producing artistic director of East West Players, will receive a $125,000 Leadership Award next month from the James Irvine Foundation, which is citing him for making the theater company a source of "understanding and appreciation for California's diversity," along with its mission of creating opportunities for Asian American artists: East West Players' Tim Dang wins $125,000 award.

Also, check out this recent local news segment by David Ono on the groundbreaking Lodestone Theatre Ensemble, which is celebrating its tenth and final year. It features a bunch of actors, including Tamlyn Tomita, Daniel Dae Kim, James Kyson Lee, Camille Mana and Alec Mapa, who performed and honed their craft under the Lodestone banner. To learn more about Lodestone, including its current show Ten to Life, visit the website here.

And finally, Ma-Yi Theater Company's American Hwangap, now playing at The Wild Project in New York through June 7, got a solid, glowing review last week from the New York Times: Happy 60th Birthday, Dad, but Where Have You Been?

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