WE SO HAPA - A Multicultural Cabaret Coming to The Triad

By: Aug. 24, 2016
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SAKIMA PRODUCTIONS in association with Alex Chester, Rebecca Lee Lerman, and Kalen Sakima, announce WE SO HAPA, conceived by Alex Chester, with contributions from Rebecca Lee Lerman and Kalen Sakima will feature a vast selection of songs from Broadway musicals to original music from Jessica Wu and Timothy Ware.

WE SO HAPA will have a limited engagement, Monday, September 12, 2016, at 8:30pm at The Triad Theater, 158 West 72nd Street New York, NY 10023.

A new multicultural cabaret that will showcase multi-ethnic talent while taking you on a journey of what it's like to be mixed race. WE SO HAPA will explore different stages in our lives and career where our diverse makeup played a part of who we are and what opportunities it has led us to. Breaking stereotypes and challenging the general perspective of society, WE SO HAPA will open your eyes and hearts to acknowledge that we are just like you, we are all human.


Viet Vo (DIRECTOR) Has been an assistant director on numerous projects in New York City. Most recently working alongside Diane Phelan on #WhiteWashThis. Theater credits include: Fishing for Wives, A Christmas Story, Carousel, Attack of the Elvis Impersonators, Seeking Sondheim, Gilgamesh: An Epic Rock Musical. TV/Film credits include: LOST, The Blacklist, Conan O'Brien, The Yearbook.

ADAM WIGGINS (MUSIC DIRECTOR & ARRANGER) Broadway: The Addams Family (Music Assistant), Million Dollar Quartet (Transcriptions), Broadway Backwards (Music Prep since 2012), The National High School Musical Awards (Music Prep since 2011) Off-Broadway: Hello Again (Revival), Want The Change (Arrangements/Orchestrations). Recent regional music direction: Another Word For Beauty (New York Stage and Film), A Strange Loop (54 Below), Songs For A New World (LIU). Orchestrations: The Joker's Game (Beijing), The Monkey King (Beijing), A Strange Loop, Michael R. Jackson's new album Dirty Laundry.

The Cast for WE SO HAPA features (in alphabetical order): Carol Angeli (Off Broadway's Here Lies Love), Alison Lea Bender (Broadway for Orlando in Bryant Park), Alex Chester (Broadway's How the Grinch Stole Christmas), Adam Hyndman (Off Broadway's 50 Shades! The Musical), Lauren Lim Jackson (Broadway's Memphis), Rebecca Lee Lerman (Oliver!, NAAP Project) Carlos Martin (I Love Lucy, Broadway Touring Company), Kalen Sakima (Cathy Rigby is Peter Pan, Broadway Touring Company), Sam Tanabe (Broadway's Allegiance) & Tamara Young (Nikola Tesla Drops the Beat, MTF).

WE SO HAPA will be playing a limited engagement only, Monday, September 12, 2016, at 8:30pm. Tickets are $25 with a 2 drink minimum. They can be purchased online at The Triad Theater's website, www.TriadNYC.com.

THE TRIAD THEATER is located at 158 West 72nd Street in the Upper West Side, Lincoln Square, near the corner of Amsterdam Ave. Conveniently located off the 72nd 123BC Subway Lines and the 5, 7, 11, 57, 72, 104 Metro Bus Service.