Ernest Abuba

Birth Place: Honolulu, HI, USA

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Ernest Abuba BIO

Ernest Abuba was born on August 25, 1947 in Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for 12 Monkeys (1995), King of New York (1990) and Article 99 (1992). He was previously married to Tisa Chang.

Ernest Abuba STAGE CREDITS

[Off-Broadway]
Lincoln Center Theater Production, 2014
The Oldest Boy

[Broadway]
1992
Samurai

Commandant Matsumoto

Toshio Uchiyama (Understudy)

Shimada (Understudy)

[Broadway]
1990
Cherubim

[Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 1984
Reciter

[Off-Off-Broadway]
York Theatre Company Production, 1984
Reciter

Emperor Meiji

Jonathan Goble

Shogun

[Broadway]
1979
Balinese Fisherman

[US Tour]
West Coast Tour, 1976
Adams/Samurai/Noble

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1976
Adams

Noble

Samurai

Abe (Understudy)

First Councillor (Understudy)

Swordsman (Understudy)


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Pan Asian Repertory Theatre to Present Two Readings to Kick Off 47th Season

Get all the details on Pan Asian Repertory Theatre's 47th season. Find out the dates and locations for the two readings happening as part of the opening festivities. Don't miss this opportunity to experience the incredible talent of Pan Asian Repertory Theatre.

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre to Present NuWORKS 2023 Featuring New Work by Asian-American Artists

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre will present NuWorks 2023, the annual experimental series of self-created work from innovative and diverse artists exploring an eclectic range of genres and techniques using poetry, text, dance, and music.

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre to Conclude 46th Season With YELLOW FEVER Reading & New Play Festival

To commemorate Asian Heritage Month in May, Pan Asian Repertory Theatre will wrap up its 46th milestone season with two noteworthy events.

Pan Asian Rep & Poetic Theater to Host Post Performance Conversation With Veteran Poets at MEMORIAL

Pan Asian Repertory and Poetic Theater Productions will host a conversation with Armed Service Veteran poets following the matinee performance of Memorial, by Livian Yeh, on Sunday, January 29th, 2023 at 2:30 p.m.

Cast and Creative Team Announced for MEMORIAL World Premiere at Pan Asian Repertory Theatre

Launching its 46th Milestone Season, Pan Asian Repertory Theatre has announced as a tribute to the Chinese architect Maya Lin with deep respect for her courage and creativity, the titanic role of 'Maya' will be played by two actors - Angel Lin and Nancy Ma - in alternation for the world premiere of Memorial by Livian Yah.

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre Announces 46th Season Featuring the World Premiere of MEMORIAL & More

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre has announced the lineup of its 46 th Milestone Season beginning in the new year with the world premiere of the new play Memorial by Livian Yeh, followed by celebrating Asian Heritage Month in May and closing the season with the return of the annual play festival NuWorks 2023.

Primary Stages to Present PEERLESS Events and Creative Access Grant Readings

PRIMARY STAGES will present additional programming for their Fall 2022 season, including readings, panels and talkbacks for their fall production peerless and the Creative Access Grant Recipients Reading Series.  

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre Announces Passing of Founding Member Ernest Abuba

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre announced today the passing of founding member and company senior artist Ernest Abuba, the award-winning actor, playwright, screenwriter, and director on stage, film, and television, following a brief illness.

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre Announces NUWORKS 2022 Experimental Series

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre will present NuWorks 2022, the annual experimental series of self-created work from innovative and diverse artists exploring an eclectic range of genres and techniques using poetry, text, dance and music.

Sunday Morning Michael Dale: Witnessing History with All The Mournful Voices and Getting a History Lesson with Citizen Wong

Immersive All The Mournful Voices takes audience members to a time that tore the country apart just as it was beginning to heal and Citizen Wong celebrates a 19th Century activist for Chinese American rights.

Photos: First Look at the World Premiere of CITIZEN WONG

 Pan Asian Repertory Theatre, continuing its 45th Milestone Season of recovery and healing, is presenting the world premiere of Citizen Wong, a new play by Richard Chang, Co-Directed by Ernest Abuba (Kwatz! The Tibetan Project) and Chongren Fan (The Emperor’s Nightingale). 

Photos: Meet the Cast of the World Premiere Production of CITIZEN WONG

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre, continuing its 45th Milestone Season of recovery and healing, is presenting the world premiere of Citizen Wong, a new play by Richard Chang, Co-Directed by Ernest Abuba (Kwatz! The Tibetan Project) and Chongren Fan (The Emperor’s Nightingale). 

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre to Present World Premiere of CITIZEN WONG

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre has announced, today, the cast and creative team for the world premiere of Citizen Wong, a new play by Richard Chang, Co-Directed by Ernest Abuba (Kwatz! The Tibetan Project) and Chongren Fan (The Emperor’s Nightingale).

Lucy Liu to Honor SAG/AFTRA West Coast President Jodi Long at Pan Asian Repertory Theatre's 45th Art & Action Gala Dinner

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre will kick off its 45th Milestone Season of recovery and healing with the annual celebration the 45th Art & Action Gala Dinner, an in-person LIVE Benefit Dinner TOMORROW, October 21, 2021 beginning at 6:00PM at The Golden Unicorn Restaurant in Chinatown (18 East Broadway at Catherine Street). 

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre Announces 2021 Honorees and Presenters for Gala Dinner

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre is kicking off its 45th Milestone Season of recovery and healing with the annual celebration the 43rd Art & Action Gala Dinner, an in-person LIVE Benefit Dinner on Thursday evening, October 21, 2021 at The Golden Unicorn Restaurant in Chinatown (18 East Broadway at Catherine Street).

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre Announces Lineup for 2021-2022 Season

A homecoming of recovery and healing! Pan Asian Repertory Theatre will kick off its 45th Milestone Season of recovery and healing with a celebration:: The annual LIVE Benefit Dinner the 2021 Golden Unicorn Gala set for Thursday, October 21, 2021 at The Golden Unicorn in Chinatown.

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre Announces Virtual Series NUWORKS 2021

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre will present a special virtual event: NuWorks 2021, the annual experimental series of self-created work from innovative artists exploring an eclectic range of genres and techniques using poetry, text, dance and music.

Virtual Lab Reading of JOHN GABRIEL BORKMAN to be Presented by Pan Asian Repertory Theatre

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre will present the training LAB reading of the classic play, John Gabriel Borkman by Henrik Ibsen, adapted by John R. Briggs, with translation by Rolf Fjelde. LAB training co-instructors are Ernest Abuba and John R. Briggs.

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre Announces Cast for CAMBODIA AGONISTES

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre has announced the cast for the re-envisioned revival production of the musical Cambodia Agonistes, from darkness into light, with text and lyrics by Ernest Abuba, original music by Louis Stewart.

Pan Asian Rep Announces Special Pride Week Virtual Event NuWORKS 2020

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre has announced a special Pride Week Virtual Event: NuWorks 2020, an annual experimental series presenting self-created work from innovative artists exploring an eclectic range of genres and techniques using poetry, text, dance and music. Featuring new works by diverse artists Kandie Carle, Mikao Bo and Shigeko Sara Suga.

Ernest Abuba FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Ernest Abuba has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

Ernest Abuba has not appeared in the West End.

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