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[1992]Poison Ivy Isabelle

[2002]The Sweetest Thing Ming

[2005]American Fusion Amy

[2005]xXx: State of the Union Field Reporter

[2009]Why Am I Doing This? Rita

[2011]Adultolescence Mrs. May, Mom

[2012]The Babymakers Wanda

[2015]Advantageous Soon Yang

[2018]Find Me Janice


Jeanne Sakata TV Shows

Big Hero 6: The Series Mayor Saito, Lenore Shimamoto

Dr. Ken Pam

Family Law Judge Wilhelmina Chais

High School Musical: The Musical: The Series Malou

Presidio Med Nguyen

Station 19 Nari Montgomery

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Ford's Theatre to Present 'The Ford's Theatre Legacy Commissions: A First Look' & More

Ford’s Theatre will present The Ford’s Theatre Legacy Commissions: A First Look on January 26-27, 2024. Learn additional details!

Photos: See Daniel Dae Kim & More on the Red Carpet for PETER PAN GOES WRONG in Los Angeles

See photos from the Red Carpet of Daniel Dae Kim joining the company of Peter Pan Goes Wrong in at the Ahmanson Theatre.

Ojai Playwrights Conference Announces Actors, Directors, Dramaturges, and Special Guests For 2023 New Works Festival

Ojai Playwrights Conference (OPC), under the leadership of new Producing Artistic Director Jeremy B. Cohen, today announced the full roster of artists for its 26th Annual New Works Festival to be held August 2 – 6 in Ojai, CA.

World Premiere of EXODUS: THE SHANGHAI JEWS Comes to L.A. Theatre Works

 L.A. Theatre Works presents the world premiere of Exodus: The Shanghai Jews, an original, commissioned audio docudrama by Kate McAll.

The Drama League Launches Digital Archive of 2022-23 International Directors Summit

The Drama League has launched its digital archive of the 2022-2023 International Directors Summit, which united eight world-class directors from around the globe for a series of conversations about the changing nature of their work.

Review: TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES 1992 at Mark Taper Forum

As solidly staged and forcefully acted as this TWILIGHT is, the production is both problematic and comes across feeling like something is missing.

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992 at Center Theatre Group / Mark Taper Forum

On March 15th, “Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992” opened at Center Theatre Group / Mark Taper Forum. Playwright Anna Deavere Smith attended and posed with the cast, along with director Gregg T. Daniel, creative team members and special guests. Check out photos from the opening here!

Photos: Rodney King's Daughter Lora Dene King Welcomes Black Out Night Audience to TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992

Last night, Center Theatre Group hosted a Black Out Night performance of Anna Deavere Smith’s “Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992.” Rodney King’s Daughter Lora Dene King gave a pre-show welcome, followed by a reception after the performance. Check out photos from the event here!

City of Los Angeles Proclaims March 15 TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992 Day

The Los Angeles City Council honored Center Theatre Group on March 10, 2023 by proclaiming Wednesday, March 15, 2023 as “TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992” Day. Councilmembers Marqueece Harris-Dawson, Curren D. Price Jr., Heather Hutt, and Hugo Soto-Martinez presented the proclamation to Center Theatre Group's Associate Artistic Director Tyrone Davis on behalf of the theatre company.

Center Theater Group to Host Black Out Night and Community Events To Celebrate TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992

Center Theatre Group will host a series of community events to celebrate “Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992,” which is returning to the Mark Taper Forum 30 years after its world premiere. Anna Deavere Smith's groundbreaking production has been revised for a cast of five performers and is directed by Gregg T. Daniel.

Viola Davis, Jeff Daniels, Billy Porter And More Among 2023 Audie Award Finalists

The Audio Publishers Association has announced finalists for the 2023 Audie Awards®, the premier awards program recognizing distinction in audiobooks and spoken-word entertainment. Winners across 26 competitive categories will be revealed at the Audie Awards Gala on March 28. The ceremony will be streamed to the public from Chelsea Piers’ Pier Sixty in NYC. 

Interview: Gregg T. Daniel On Taking the Reins Of A Revamped TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES 1992

The west coast premiere of playwright Anna Deavere Smith’s expanded solo show Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 opens March 15, 2023, at the Mark Taper Forum (with previews beginning March 8th). Gregg T. Daniel directs the cast of Hugo Armstrong, Lovensky Jean-Baptiste, Lisa Reneé Pitts, Jeanne Sakata and Sabina Zúñiga Varela performing the 30-40 characters of the play that Anna originally performed all on her own. Gregg was most gracious to carve out time from rehearsals to answer a few of my queries.

Hugo Armstrong, Lovensky Jean-Baptiste, and More to Star in TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992 at CTG

Originally performed solo by Smith, “Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992” has been reimagined for a cast of five performers. Thirty years after its world premiere, Center Theatre Group will celebrate the West Coast premiere of the revised production by giving away 1,000 tickets to Angelenos.

PREDICTOR, A New Play About The Inventor Of The Home Pregnancy Test, To Premiere In 2023

Angels Theatre Company will present the premiere of PREDICTOR, a play based on the real-life story of Margaret Crane who, in 1967, defied all odds and expectations to become the inventor of the first home pregnancy test.

L.A. Theatre Works to Release ONCE UPON A TIME IN NAZI OCCUPIED TUNISIA Recording

L.A. Theatre Works, the world’s leading producer of audio theater, is introducing American audiences to Once Upon A Time in Nazi Occupied Tunisia, a terrifying, yet surprisingly funny dark comedy by Josh Azouz that took London by storm in its 2021 world premiere at the Almeida Theatre.

Interview: Carla Ching on the World Premiere of her Play REVENGE PORN OR THE STORY OF A BODY

Carla Ching is among the first three recipients to win the Los Angeles New Play Project Award, which supports playwriting and producing in smaller Los Angeles theaters. Her new play, Revenge Porn or the Story of a Body, opening September 23 at The Pico, directed by Bernardo Cubría for Ammunition Theatre Company, was originally developed as part of the 2021 Ammo Writers' Lab. It takes a very public look into the private lives of people who hurt the ones they love most, and how or if revenge should be taken to offset the pain. I decided to speak with Carla Ching about the play and how it was developed for its world premiere.

Ammunition Theatre Company Presents Carla Ching's New Play REVENGE PORN OR THE STORY OF A BODY

Winner of the first Los Angeles New Play Project Award, Carla Ching's Revenge Porn or The Story of a Body” makes its world premiere on Friday, September 23, 2022 at The Pico. Directed by Bernardo Cubría for Ammunition Theatre Company where it was part of the 2021 Ammo Writers' Lab, the play takes a very public look into the private lives of people who hurt the ones they love most.

Stacy Keach, Sarah Drew & More to Star in TWELFTH NIGHT Presented by L.A. Theatre Works

 Mischief, madness and merry-making. L.A. Theatre Works, the world’s leading producer of audio theater, will present a state-of-the-art recording of William Shakespeare’s delightful, gender-bending rom-com, Twelfth Night. 

L.A. Theatre Works to Release Recording of ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD in September

L.A. Theatre Works has added Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead to its collection of state-of-the-art audio theater, the largest library of its kind in the world. Rosalind Ayres directs Tom Stoppard’s wildly witty and inventive, Tony Award-winning first play, which is available for pre-order now and for digital download beginning September 2.

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