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Lia Chang

 
Birth Place:
United States
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Lia Chang made her stage debut as Liat in the national tour of South Pacific with Barbara Eden and Robert Goulet, and last appeared onstage in Lorey Hayes' Power Play at the National Black Theatre Festival opposite Pauletta Washington and Roscoe Orman. She was featured as Sally and Joy in the ... (read complete bio)
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Birth Place: United States

Bio:
Lia Chang made her stage debut as Liat in the national tour of South Pacific with Barbara Eden and Robert Goulet, and last appeared onstage in Lorey Hayes' Power Play at the National Black Theatre Festival opposite Pauletta Washington and Roscoe Orman. She was featured as Sally and Joy in the ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1996
Sally

Photos

Lia Chang and André De Shields Photo

Lia Chang and André De Shields

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05/02/2022
Jane Abramson, Lia Chang, Cara Reichel Photo

Jane Abramson, Lia Chang, Cara Reichel

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Date:
05/02/2022
Leonard Majzlin, Naima Kradjian, Kenita Miller, and Lia Chang  Photo

Leonard Majzlin, Naima Kradjian, Kenita Miller, and Lia Chang

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Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1996
Sally

Lia Chang Biography

Lia Chang made her stage debut as Liat in the national tour of South Pacific with Barbara Eden and Robert Goulet, and last appeared onstage in Lorey Hayes' Power Play at the National Black Theatre Festival opposite Pauletta Washington and Roscoe Orman. She was featured as Sally and Joy in the Signature Theater Company's revival of Sam Shepard's 1965 Obie award winning play, Chicago, directed by Joseph Chaikin at the Public Theater. Off Broadway credits include: Jeff Weiss' Obie Award winning Hot Keys (Naked Angels), Diana Son's R.A.W. 'Cause I'm a Woman (Ohio Theatre), Lonnie Carter's Gulliver opposite André De Shields (La MaMa E.T.C.), The Confirmation (The Vineyard), Behind Closed Doors (MCC), Lorey Hayes' Power Play (Billie Holiday Theatre), Marina Shron's King of Rats at Soho Rep (New Georges), Two Gentlemen of Verona, Underground Soap, and Famine Plays (Cucaracha Theatre). Chang's feature film and TV credits include: Wolf, New Jack City, Kiss Before Dying, King of New York, Big Trouble in Little China, The Last Dragon, Taxman and has had recurring roles as Nurse Lia on the daytime soap operas "One Life to Live" and "As the World Turns," and guest starred on "New York Undercover."

Chang is also an award-winning multiplatform journalist, and an internationally published and exhibited photographer. Selections of Chang's archive of Asian Pacific Americans are in the Lia Chang Theater Portfolio in the APA Performing Arts Archives housed in the Library of Congress Asian Division's Asian American Pacific Islander Collection.

In 2015, Chang co-produced, co-wrote and starred in the short film Hide and Seek, which was named among the top ten films of the Asian American Film Lab‚Äės 72 Hour Shootout -Two Faces ‚Äď Filmmaking Competition, and she received a Best Actress nomination.

Credits include:
Power Play
[Reading-2013]
National Black Theatre Festival
Carole Barbara

Yellow Fever
[Reading, 2011]
Mu Performing Arts
Sam Shikaze

Trim, The Tiger Woods What If Story
New Dramatists Reading, 2011
Performer

Marie Laveau
Reading, 2009
New Federal Theatre
Performer

Power Play
[Off-Off-Broadway]
Billie Holiday Theatre Production, 2005
Carole Barbara

Waitin to End Hell
[Off-Broadway]
New Federal Theatre/47th Street Playhouse, 2004
Angela

King of Rats
[Off-Off-Broadway]
New Georges Theatre Company Production, 1997
Girl

Chicago
[Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Company Production, 1996
Sally, Joy

R.A.W. √Ę‚ā¨ňúCause I√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘm a Woman
[Off-Off Broadway]
Ohio Theater Production, 1995
Sarang Hae

Knock Off Balance
New Dramatists Workshop, 1993
Doris

Gulliver with André De Shields
[Off-Off-Broadway]
La MaMa Etc. Production, 1993
Princess Noel

Hot Keys
[Off-Off-Broadway]
Late Night Theater Soap Opera
Naked Angels, P.S. 122, 1992-1994
Mary Lois, Suzy

Yin Chin Bow
[Off-Off-Broadway]
Urban Stages Production, 1992
Mai

Two Gentlemen of Verona
[Off-Off-Broadway]
Cucaracha Theatre Company Production, 1991
Lucetta

Underground Soap
[Off-Off-Broadway]
Late Night Theater Soap Opera
Cucaracha Theatre Company Production, 1991-92
Leg/Fog
1992

Famine Plays
[Off-Off-Broadway]
Cucaracha Theatre Company Production, 1990
Edie

The Citykids Repertory Company 1988-89
New York
Founding Member

South Pacific
[U.S. and Canadian Tour with Robert Goulet and Barbara Eden]
1986
Liat




Lia Chang News

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of Lincoln Center Theater/LCT3's THE NOSEBLEED Photo Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of Lincoln Center Theater/LCT3's THE NOSEBLEED
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 2, 2022

Lincoln Center Theater/LCT3 production of The Nosebleed will run for six weeks only through Sunday, August 28 at the Claire Tow Theater. Check out photos from opening night here!

Chapman Roberts Files Lawsuit Alleging Copyright Infringement on SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Vo Photo Chapman Roberts Files Lawsuit Alleging Copyright Infringement on SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Vocal Arragements
by Stephi Wild - Jul 21, 2022

In a press release provided by theater veteran Chapman Roberts, it was revealed that he is the plaintiff in a lawsuit allegeding that he was not credited or compensated for createing the vocal arragements of music for the Broadway musical revue Smokey Joe's Cafe.

Photos: Cast Announced for SING STREET at The Huntington - Get a First Look Inside Re Photo Photos: Cast Announced for SING STREET at The Huntington - Get a First Look Inside Rehearsals
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 20, 2022

The exuberant new musical Sing Street, based on the hit 2016 indie film of the same title, will be playing at The Huntington’s Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA from August 26 to October 2, 2022. Check out rehearsal photos here!

Album Review: Keep The Elizabeth Ward Land Album STILL WITHIN THE SOUND OF MY VOICE A Photo Album Review: Keep The Elizabeth Ward Land Album STILL WITHIN THE SOUND OF MY VOICE Always Within Reach
by Stephen Mosher - Jul 17, 2022

When she went into the studio to record her award-winning cabaret show, Elizabeth Ward Land documented her own genius as an artists, along with Linda Ronstadt's.

Photos: See Jose Llana, Anika Larsen & More at Prospect Theater Company's Spring Gala Photo Photos: See Jose Llana, Anika Larsen & More at Prospect Theater Company's Spring Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2022

Prospect Theater Company's annual Spring Gala honored four extraordinary members of the Prospect and musical theater community with the first annual Muse Awards: Lia Chang, Naima Kradjian, Leonard Majzlin, and Grammy Award nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Kenita Miller.

André De Shields, Ali Ewoldt & More to Take Part in Prospect Theater Company's Sprin Photo André De Shields, Ali Ewoldt & More to Take Part in Prospect Theater Company's Spring Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 27, 2022

Prospect Theater Company announced today that its annual Spring Gala will feature performances and special appearances by Tony, Emmy, and Grammy Award winner André De Shields; Ali Ewoldt (The Phantom of the Opera); Drama Desk Award winner Gretchen Cryer; Drama League and Outer Critics Circle Award nominee Nick Corley and more.

Photos: FOR COLORED GIRLS Original Cast Members Visit Current Broadway Company Photo Photos: FOR COLORED GIRLS Original Cast Members Visit Current Broadway Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2022

On Thursday April 14, members of the original 1976 Broadway cast of for colored girls who have considered suicide/ when the rainbow is enuf visited the Booth Theatre to enjoy Camille A. Brown’s reimagined production of Ntozake Shange’s classic choreopoem and meet the current cast.

Prospect Theater Company To Hold Spring 2022 Gala At Edison Ballroom Photo Prospect Theater Company To Hold Spring 2022 Gala At Edison Ballroom
by Stephi Wild - Apr 14, 2022

Prospect Theater Company announced today that the return of their annual Spring Gala will honor four extraordinary members of the Prospect and musical theater community with the first annual Muse Awards: Lia Chang, Naima Kradjian, Leonard Majzlin, and Grammy Award nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Kenita Miller.

Photos: American Premiere of GOLDEN SHIELD Begins Rehearsals at MTC Photo Photos: American Premiere of GOLDEN SHIELD Begins Rehearsals at MTC
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 29, 2022

Manhattan Theatre Club is presenting the American premiere of Golden Shield, written by Anchuli Felicia King (White Pearl) and directed by May Adrales (Vietgone at MTC).

Photos: Prospect Theater Company Celebrates NOTES FROM NOW Opening Night Photo Photos: Prospect Theater Company Celebrates NOTES FROM NOW Opening Night
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 11, 2022

Prospect Theater Company celebrated the world premiere opening night of Notes From Now last night with a reception following the performance.

Lia Chang Videos

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of Alvin Ing and Friends in Rehearsal for GOT A LOT OF LIVIN' TO DO at The Duplex
by Stage Tube - May 21, 2016

The Duplex will present stage, film and television veteran Alvin Ing in his new cabaret show - GOT A LOT OF LIVIN' TO DO - written, produced and directed by Lainie Sakakura, at The Duplex Cabaret Theatre, 61 Christopher Street (@ 7th Avenue) in New York on Monday, May 23, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. Doors open 30 minutes before showtime. BroadwayWorld has a video sneak peek of the cast in action below.

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of Ebony Jo-Ann Celebrates New CD 'Please Save Your Love for Me' at Sugar Bar in April
by Stage Tube - Apr 10, 2016

Ebony Jo-Ann, a 'Blackgold' acclaimed Blues vocalist, multiple award winning Broadway, film and television actress, and social activist, is in residence during the month of April at Ashford & Simpson's Sugar Bar, 254 W. 72nd St. in New York, for the first time since 2011, to reprise Nuttin' But the Blues, the Sugar Bar's weekly Blues series, which she co-created with the late Nick Ashford. Check out a preview here!