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Chay Yew

 

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2020]
Director
 
[San Diego, CA (Regional), 2019]
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[Off-Broadway, 2019]
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[Off-Broadway, 2017]
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[Off-Broadway, 2010]
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[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Director

Writing

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Photos

Sandra Oh, Lauren Yee, Chay Yew Photo

Sandra Oh, Lauren Yee, Chay Yew

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02/25/2020
Harold Wolpert, Chay Yew, Lauren Yee, Paige Evans Photo

Harold Wolpert, Chay Yew, Lauren Yee, Paige Evans

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02/25/2020
Sandra Oh, Lauren Yee, Chay Yew Photo

Sandra Oh, Lauren Yee, Chay Yew

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02/25/2020
Lauren Yee and Chay Yew Photo

Lauren Yee and Chay Yew

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01/16/2020
Jane Lui and Chay Yew Photo

Jane Lui and Chay Yew

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01/16/2020

 

Stage

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2020]
Director

[San Diego, CA (Regional), 2019]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Director

Writing
Playwright
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Chay Yew News

Kirk Douglas Theatre 2022-2023 Season to Feature KRISTINA WONG, SWEATSHOP OVERLORD &  Photo Kirk Douglas Theatre 2022-2023 Season to Feature KRISTINA WONG, SWEATSHOP OVERLORD & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 4, 2022

The 2022-2023 Kirk Douglas Theatre Season has been announced. The season will begin with the L.A. Writers’ Workshop Festival, which is set to take place over the course of two weekends, September 9-11 and September 16-18, 2022.

Jill Sobule's F*CK7THGRADE to be Presented at Wild Project in October Photo Jill Sobule's F*CK7THGRADE to be Presented at Wild Project in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2022

wild project will present F*ck7thGrade, music, lyrics, and concept by Jill Sobule, book by Liza Birkenmeier and directed by Lisa Peterson with music direction by Julie Wolf. F*ck7thGrade begins performances on Wednesday, October 12 for a limited engagement through Saturday, November 5.

Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Announces Final Casting for the 2022 National Playwrights Conference
by Stephi Wild - Jul 5, 2022

The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center has announced the casts for the final two plays featured in the 2022 National Playwrights Conference: House of India by Deepak Kumar and Nightwatch by Max Yu.

New York Theatre Workshop Announces 2022/23 2050 Artistic Fellows Photo New York Theatre Workshop Announces 2022/23 2050 Artistic Fellows
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2022

New York Theatre Workshop has announced the playwrights and directors selected for the 2022/23 Season 2050 Artistic Fellowship. The 2022/23 Artistic Fellows are Miranda Cornell, Thaddeus McCants, Aileen Wen McGroddy, Attilio Rigotti, Andrew Rodriguez and Minghao Tu.

South Coast Repertory Announces 2022-23 Season Photo South Coast Repertory Announces 2022-23 Season
by Stephi Wild - Jun 28, 2022

South Coast Repertory announced today its 2022-23 season, which centers around a bold rotating repertory of two plays written 80 years apart with common themes‚ÄĒone an American classic, the other a contemporary hit‚ÄĒone world premiere musical, one world premiere drama, a play with music featuring the hits of Nina Simone and a new take on a children's classic.

New York City Center Encores! 2023 Season Will Include THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA with R Photo New York City Center Encores! 2023 Season Will Include THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA with Ruthie Ann Miles, OLIVER! and DEAR WORLD with Donna Murphy
by Team BWW - Jun 14, 2022

Full programming for New York City Center‚Äôs 2022 ‚Äď 2023 Season was announced, including Adam Guettel‚Äôs Tony Award-winning musical The Light in the Piazza, Jerry Herman‚Äôs 1969 musical Dear World and Lionel Bart‚Äôs Oliver! See the full schedules and how to get tickets!

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation Announces Mentor and Host Theatre for 2 Photo Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation Announces Mentor and Host Theatre for 2022 Lloyd Richards New Futures Residency Program
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 7, 2022

SDCF announces the host theatre for its 2022 Lloyd Richards New Futures Residency program: Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, KY. Applications are being accepted now for a Resident Artist, who will be mentored by Actors Theatre of Louisville's Executive Artistic Director Robert Barry Fleming for one year while also undertaking their own artistic projects at the host theatre.

The Wilma Theater to Honor Co-Founding Artistic Director Blanka Zizka at FÊTE 2022 Photo The Wilma Theater to Honor Co-Founding Artistic Director Blanka Zizka at FÊTE 2022
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 7, 2022

The Wilma Theater announced today that Fête 2022 will honor retiring Co-Founding Artistic Director Blanka Zizka, who recently departed the company after 40 years in the position. Fête 2022 will be held on Monday June 13, 2022.

CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND to be Presented at Alley Theatre Photo CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND to be Presented at Alley Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022

Alley Theatre has announced Cambodian Rock Band¬†as the second Hubbard production in the 2022-23 season. Co-producing with Berkeley Repertory Theatre, the Signature Theatre Production of¬†Cambodian Rock Band¬†is by¬†Lauren Yee, featuring songs by¬†Dengue Fever, and directed by¬†Chay Yew¬†and runs from¬†January 20 ‚Äď February 12, 2023.

World Premiere of Ari'el Stachel's OUT OF CHARACTER & More Announced for Berkeley Rep Photo World Premiere of Ari'el Stachel's OUT OF CHARACTER & More Announced for Berkeley Repertory Theatre 2022-2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022

Today Berkeley Repertory Theatre has announces a new selection of plays for the upcoming 2022/23 season. The six-play subscription series is comprised of an array of highly accomplished artists including Lynn Nottage, Emma Rice, Ari’el Stachel, Jack Thorne, Sanaz Toossi, and more

Chay Yew Videos

Cast Recording of Signature Theatre's CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND to Be Released May 8 VideoCast Recording of Signature Theatre's CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND to Be Released May 8
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 15, 2020

Signature Theatre today announced that the cast recording of its production of their acclaimed production of Lauren Yee's Cambodian Rock Band, featuring songs by Dengue Fever, will be released on May 8 by Yellow Sound Label. The album will be produced by Michael Croiter and Matthias Winter.

BWW TV: Director Chay Yew Discusses The Importance of CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND VideoBWW TV: Director Chay Yew Discusses The Importance of CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 16, 2020

Check out a pre-rehearsal address from director Chay Yew as Lauren Yee's acclaimed play prepares for its Broadway premiere!

BWW TV: Auntie Comes Home In THE FIRST DEEP BREATH At Victory Gardens VideoBWW TV: Auntie Comes Home In THE FIRST DEEP BREATH At Victory Gardens
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 22, 2019

Victory Gardens Theater continues its 45th Anniversary season with the World Premiere of The First Deep Breath by Lee Edward Colston II and directed by Steve H. Broadnax III. The First Deep Breath runs November 15 - December 22, 2019, with press performance on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 7:00pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from OEDIPUS EL REY at The Public Theater VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights from OEDIPUS EL REY at The Public Theater
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 24, 2017

The Public Theater's Oedipus El Rey, written by Luis Alfaro and directed by Chay Yew, is being presented in collaboration with The Sol Project, running through Sunday, December 3 with an official opening tonight, October 24. Check out highlights from the production below!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of ROZ AND RAY at Seattle Rep!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 20, 2016

Seattle Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of Roz and Ray, a play by local playwright, Seattle Rep Writers Group alumna, and University of Washington Senior Artist in Residence Karen Hartman, with direction from the acclaimed Chay Yew, Artistic Director of Victory Gardens Theater in Chicago. Broadway talents Ellen McLaughlin (Angels in America) and Teagle F. Bougere (The Crucible, A Raisin In The Sun, The Tempest) star in Roz and Ray, which runs now through November 13, 2016 (opening night is tonight, October 19, 2016) in the Leo K. Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the duo in action below!

STAGE TUBE: In Rehearsal with the Cast of Playwrights Realm's MY MANANA COMES
by Stage Tube - Aug 21, 2014

The Playwrights Realm (Katherine Kovner, Artistic Director; Alexander Orbovich, Managing Director) presents the world Premiere of MY MA√ĎANA COMES by Elizabeth Irwin anddirected by Chay Yew. Performances begin August 26 and continue through September 20, 2014 with a September 4 at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 W. 42nd Street, NYC). Go inside rehearsals in the video below!

BWW TV: First Look at Highlights of Victory Gardens' APPROPRIATE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 21, 2013

Victory Gardens Theater kicks off its 2013-14 season with the Co-World Premiere of Appropriate by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, directed by Gary Griffin. Appropriate is presented in association with Actors Theatre of Louisville and was developed, in part, by IGNITION 2012. Appropriate runs now through December 8, with the press performance tonight, November 15, 2013, at Victory Gardens Biograph Theatre, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

STAGE TUBE: Julius Ahn Performs 'Shame' from STUCK ELEVATOR World Premiere at A.C.T., Beg. Tonight
by Stage Tube - Apr 4, 2013

In the spirit of the beloved hit The Black Rider, American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) continues the tradition of introducing eclectic, unforgettable musical projects to the stage with the world premiere of Stuck Elevator. Inventively staged by internationally acclaimed artist Chay Yew-and introducing the prodigious work of composer Byron Au Yong and librettist Aaron Jafferis-Stuck Elevator unleashes an evocative collision of stories, sounds, instruments, and ideas. Stuck Elevator will run tonight, April 4-28, 2013, at A.C.T.'s Geary Theater (415 Geary Street, San Francisco). Click below to watch behind-the-scenes interviews with the cast and creative team, and a sneak peek performance of 'Shame' from the world premiere musical!

STAGE TUBE: Julius Ahn Performs 'Shame' from STUCK ELEVATOR World Premiere at A.C.T.
by Stage Tube - Mar 22, 2013

In the spirit of the beloved hit The Black Rider, American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) continues the tradition of introducing eclectic, unforgettable musical projects to the stage with the world premiere of Stuck Elevator. Inventively staged by internationally acclaimed artist Chay Yew-and introducing the prodigious work of composer Byron Au Yong and librettist Aaron Jafferis-Stuck Elevator unleashes an evocative collision of stories, sounds, instruments, and ideas. Stuck Elevator will run April 4-28, 2013, at A.C.T.'s Geary Theater (415 Geary Street, San Francisco). Click below to watch behind-the-scenes interviews with the cast and creative team, and a sneak peek performance of 'Shame' from the world premiere musical!

STAGE TUBE: David Henry Hwang and More at Silk Road Rising's BUILDING A THEATRE OF INCLUSION Panel
by Stage Tube - Feb 21, 2013

On February 18, 2013, Silk Road Rising, the League of Chicago Theatres and Lifeline Theatre hosted a panel discussion and community conversation that addressed challenges faced by Asian American actors, particularly as regards casting, questions that theatres face in producing plays with Asian American content, as well as broader community concerns with productions that are not perceived as culturally authentic. Watch the full discussion below!


Chay Yew Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Chay Yew written?
Chay Yew has written 3 shows including A Language of Their Own (Playwright), Red (Playwright), Pride Plays (Author).