Jacob Yeh News

BWW Reviews: Spooky Action Theater Scores a Ghostly Coup with KWAIDAN
by Audrey Liebross - Jun 02, 2014

KWAIDAN (Japanese for 'ghost stories'), Spooky Action Theater's current production, is a must-see, although it is impossible to describe this mood piece. The performance plays mind-games with the attendees, making them feel like they are surrounded by spirits. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Creativity is Front and Center in Imagination Stage's CINDERELLA: THE REMIX
by Jennifer Perry - Apr 14, 2014

All in all, it's educational and fun and you can't ask for much more than that. (more...)

The Welders Present THE CAROLINA LAYAWAY GRILL, Now thru 4/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2014

The Welders present their first production, Allyson Currin's The Carolina Layaway Grail, a post-modern comedy about a world peopled with sorcerers, sidekicks, villains, and incompetent bureaucrats. (more...)

The Welders to Present THE CAROLINA LAYAWAY GRAIL, Begin. Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

The Welders-Washington's only playwrights' collective devoted exclusively to developing and producing new work-have launched their inaugural production. The Carolina Layaway Grail, a new play by Allyson Currin, opens March 22, 2014 at the Atlas Performing Arts Center under the direction of Sonya Robbins. (more...)

The Welders to Present THE CAROLINA LAYAWAY GRAIL, Begin. 3/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 03, 2014

The Welders-Washington's only playwrights' collective devoted exclusively to developing and producing new work-have launched their inaugural production. The Carolina Layaway Grail, a new play by Allyson Currin, opens March 22, 2014 at the Atlas Performing Arts Center under the direction of Sonya Robbins. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Theater J's YELLOW FACE is Entertaining and Thought-Provoking
by Audrey Liebross - Feb 09, 2014

YELLOW FACE, appearing at Theater J, is a serio-comedy by David Henry Hwang, based on his involvement in the casting controversy in 1990 regarding Cameron Mackintosh's insistence on having a white actor play a non-white role. The excellent production is well worth seeing. (more...)

The Welders Announce Cast & Creative Team for THE CAROLINA LAYAWAY GRILL, Running 3/22-4/4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

The Welders announce the full company and creative team for their first production, Allyson Currin's The Carolina Layaway Grail, a post-modern comedy about a world peopled with sorcerers, sidekicks, villains, and incompetent bureaucrats. (more...)

BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards LAST CHANCE TO VOTE - Miss Saigon Leads!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2013

Voting is now underway for Washington, DC! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Political Satire Triumphs in Studio's EDGAR AND ANNABEL
by Elizabeth Bruce - Dec 19, 2013

EDGAR AND ANNABEL by Sam Holcroft, now making its US Premiere at Studio Theatre's 2nd Stage as the kick-off of its New British Invasion series, evokes as many meanings and sub-meanings as this wildly funny political satire can bear. (more...)

BroadwayWorld Washington DC Awards Update 11/25 - Chris Sizemore Leads Best Actor in a Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2013

Voting is now underway for Washington, DC! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. (more...)

The Hub Announces Free for All Play Fest 2013
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2013

The Hub Theatre has announced its first annualHUB PLAY FEST, a staged reading festival showcasing new plays. The two-day festival features four new play readings, and offers two insightful Panel Discussions about topics relevant to theatre in America. The entire festival is free and open to the public. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Imagination Stage's ANIME MOMOTARO Gives the Traditional a Modern Twist
by Jennifer Perry - Feb 10, 2013

Imagination Stage has yet another successful production on its hands with this one. It's definitely recommended. (more...)

WAKE UP, BROTHER BEAR! Returns to Imagination Stage, Jan 3-Feb 3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 02, 2013

Starting January 3, Imagination Stage brings back its popular show for the very young: Wake Up, Brother Bear! Called "very entertaining for both kids and adults" by Our Kids, this 45-minute show invites children to enter the world of a young brother bear and his sister as they venture through the seasons of the year. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at ANIME MOMOTARO at Imagination Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2013

Anime Momotaro is a staging of a famous Japanese folktale that teaches powerful lessons about inner strength and the ability to stand up against bullying. Created and premiered by the Honolulu Theatre for Youth, Imagination Stage is bringing Eric Johnson (adaptor/director) and Alvin Chan (adaptor/choreographer) from Hawaii to develop an expanded version for Imagination Stage audiences. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the show below! (more...)

WAKE UP, BROTHER BEAR! Returns to Imagination Stage, Now thru Feb 3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 03, 2013

Starting today, January 3, Imagination Stage brings back its popular show for the very young: Wake Up, Brother Bear! Called "very entertaining for both kids and adults" by Our Kids, this 45-minute show invites children to enter the world of a young brother bear and his sister as they venture through the seasons of the year. (more...)

ANIME MOMOTARO Makes East Coast Premiere at Imagination Stage, 1/30-3/10
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2012

Anime Momotaro is a staging of a famous Japanese folktale that teaches powerful lessons about inner strength and the ability to stand up against bullying. Created and premiered by the Honolulu Theatre for Youth, Imagination Stage is bringing Eric Johnson (adaptor/director) and Alvin Chan (adaptor/choreographer) from Hawaii to develop an expanded version for Imagination Stage audiences. (more...)

WAKE UP, BROTHER BEAR! Returns to Imagination Stage, Jan 3-Feb 3
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2012

Starting January 3, Imagination Stage brings back its popular show for the very young: Wake Up, Brother Bear! Called "very entertaining for both kids and adults" by Our Kids, this 45-minute show invites children to enter the world of a young brother bear and his sister as they venture through the seasons of the year. (more...)

P.NOKIO: A HIP-HOP MUSICAL Returns to Imagination Stage, 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2012

Hip-Hopia is back and as fly as ever when P.Nokio: A Hip-Hop Musical returns to open Imagination Stage's 2012-2013 season. P.Nokio, written by hip-hop theatre artist and playwright Psalmayene 24 and called "inspired and quirky" by The Washington Post, updates the classic Pinocchio story with a new beat for today's audiences. Made possible by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, this Helen Hayes Recommended musical enjoyed its world premiere at Imagination Stage this past February and a successful tour to the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in March. (more...)

P.NOKIO: A HIP-HOP MUSICAL Returns to Imagination Stage Today, 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2012

Hip-Hopia is back and as fly as ever when P.Nokio: A Hip-Hop Musical returns to open Imagination Stage's 2012-2013 season. P.Nokio, written by hip-hop theatre artist and playwright Psalmayene 24 and called "inspired and quirky" by The Washington Post, updates the classic Pinocchio story with a new beat for today's audiences. Made possible by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, this Helen Hayes Recommended musical enjoyed its world premiere at Imagination Stage this past February and a successful tour to the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in March. (more...)

Photo Flash: Imagination Stage Hits 'Repeat' for P.NOKIO: A HIP-HOP MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2012

Hip-Hopia is back and as fly as ever when P.Nokio: A Hip-Hop Musical returns to open Imagination Stage's 2012-2013 season. P.Nokio, written by hip-hop theatre artist and playwright Psalmayene 24, updates the classic Pinocchio story with a new beat for today's audiences. Made possible by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, this Helen Hayes Recommended musical enjoyed its world premiere at Imagination Stage this past February and a successful tour to the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in March. Get a preview of the show's repeat engagement in the photos below! (more...)

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