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Scott Keiji Takeda

 
Bio:
Scott Keiji Takeda is a Yonsei actor from Temple City, California. He most recently played Calvin Sakamoto/Benjirou in Center Theatre Group's production of Valley of the Heart at the Mark Taper Forum. Previous theatre credits include Henry in Next to Normal (East West Players; Ovation Award for Best ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Scott Keiji Takeda is a Yonsei actor from Temple City, California. He most recently played Calvin Sakamoto/Benjirou in Center Theatre Group's production of Valley of the Heart at the Mark Taper Forum. Previous theatre credits include Henry in Next to Normal (East West Players; Ovation Award for Best ... (read complete bio)
 

Scott Keiji Takeda Biography

Scott Keiji Takeda is a Yonsei actor from Temple City, California. He most recently played Calvin Sakamoto/Benjirou in Center Theatre Group's production of Valley of the Heart at the Mark Taper Forum. Previous theatre credits include Henry in Next to Normal (East West Players; Ovation Award for Best Production of a Musical, Large Theater), Lucas (u/s) in Laughter on the 23rd Floor (Garry Marshall Theatre), Setsuzo Kotsuji in Fugu (Pico Playhouse), Upton in Ching Chong Chinaman (Artists at Play), and Brian in Mysterious Skin (East West Players). Film credits include: MDMA; Carrie Pilby; Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible...; and Eat with Me.




Scott Keiji Takeda News

West Coast Jewish Theatre' s FUGU Now Available Free Online Photo West Coast Jewish Theatre' s FUGU Now Available Free Online
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 23, 2020

We're in the middle of a pandemic and the theatres are closed. Rather than waiting for months until everything re-opens in order to entertain you, West Coast Jewish Theatre will be placing visual records of several of their past productions online for your enjoyment. First up will be its 2017 World Premiere production of the acclaimed play Fugu, presented online via YouTube.

BWW Spotlight Series: Meet Jennifer Chang, a Director, Actor and Educator Who Helped  Photo BWW Spotlight Series: Meet Jennifer Chang, a Director, Actor and Educator Who Helped Found Chalk Repertory Theatre
by Shari Barrett - Apr 22, 2020

This Spotlight focuses on Jennifer Chang, a director, actor and educator who helped found Chalk Repertory Theatre, a production company which matches plays to site-specific locations around Los Angeles. I first worked with Jennifer on Chalk Rep's production of Oscar Wilde's Lady Windermere's Fan which featured a multicultural cast, performed outdoors throughout the lawns and courtyards at the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library in the West Adams neighborhood of Los Angeles where the pre-eminent collection of Oscar Wilde materials in the world is housed.

BWW Review: THE GREAT LEAP brings basketball to the Cygnet Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE GREAT LEAP brings basketball to the Cygnet Theatre
by E.H. Reiter - Jan 30, 2020

THE GREAT LEAP is an entertaining and thought-provoking way of combining history, politics, culture, and basketball.  It is playing at the Cygnet Theatre through February 16th.

Cygnet Theatre To Present THE GREAT LEAP in January Photo Cygnet Theatre To Present THE GREAT LEAP in January
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 23, 2019

Cygnet Theatre will present the sharp-witted new drama The Great Leap by Lauren Yee. Directed by Rob Lutfy, this show runs January 22 through February 16, 2020. Opening Night for media is on the Chinese New Year (Year of the Rat), Saturday, January 25 at 8:00PM.

VIDEO: Netflix Releases the Trailer for HUGE IN FRANCE Photo VIDEO: Netflix Releases the Trailer for HUGE IN FRANCE
by Stage Tube - Mar 21, 2019

Huge In France, a semi-autobiographical look at comedian Gad Elmaleh's experience reinventing himself in the US, will launch globally April 12, 2019 on Netflix. The series focuses on Gad's career, personal life, and rediscovery of his identity in the absence of the fame he's become accustomed to overseas.

MainStreet Announces Cast & Creative Team For THE EMPEROR'S NIGHTINGALE! Photo MainStreet Announces Cast & Creative Team For THE EMPEROR'S NIGHTINGALE!
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 15, 2019

The treasured tale by Hans Christian Andersen of a wise bird that helps save a kingdom gets a new twist in this adaptation set in 18th-century China. The West Coast Premiere of The Emperor's Nightingale by Damon Chua, directed by Tim Dang, opens May 4th and runs through May 19th at the Lewis Family Playhouse. Tickets are priced at $18.00 for General admission, and $16.00 for Seniors and Youth up to age 12.

Review: VALLEY OF THE HEART Recounts a Cross-Cultural Love Surviving World War II Photo Review: VALLEY OF THE HEART Recounts a Cross-Cultural Love Surviving World War II
by Shari Barrett - Nov 26, 2018

For playwright, director and El Teatro Campesino founder Luis Valdez, who was born in Delano, CA as the second of ten children born to migrant farm worker parents who made a living picking whatever crop was in season, Cupertino will always be known for the rich land that once grew an abundance of crops and fruits trees during the time he lived in the area shortly after World War II. His latest play, the phenomenal VALLEY OF THE HEART at the Mark Taper Forum through December 9, 2018, uses California history as a jumping-off point to tell an important story about the fight to maintain dignity, identity, family and faith in the once-fertile farmland that is now known as the Silicon Valley.

Center Theatre Group Offers Spanish Language Open Captioning For VALLEY OF THE HEART Photo Center Theatre Group Offers Spanish Language Open Captioning For VALLEY OF THE HEART
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 15, 2018

Center Theatre Group will offer Spanish-language translations of the 8 p.m. performance of Luis Valdez's "Valley of the Heart" on Friday, December 7 at the Mark Taper Forum. Each show will be performed in English with Spanish translations running simultaneously on open caption screens. Audience members wishing to view the open captions should request to be seated in the captioning area when purchasing tickets.

Photo Flash: VALLEY OF THE HEART At Mark Taper Forum Celebrates Opening Night Photo Photo Flash: VALLEY OF THE HEART At Mark Taper Forum Celebrates Opening Night
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 8, 2018

Center Theatre Group's production of 'Valley of the Heart' celerbated its opening night! See photos from the event below.

Luis Valdez's VALLEY OF THE HEART Opens At Taper Photo Luis Valdez's VALLEY OF THE HEART Opens At Taper
by Stephi Wild - Nov 3, 2018

Currently in previews, Center Theatre Group's production of "Valley of the Heart" will open on November 7 at 8 p.m. at the Mark Taper Forum. Written and directed by Luis Valdez ("Zoot Suit") and presented in association with El Teatro Campesino, the production will run through December 9, 2018.

Scott Keiji Takeda Videos

VIDEO: Netflix Releases the Trailer for HUGE IN FRANCE Videoplay
VIDEO: Netflix Releases the Trailer for HUGE IN FRANCE

by Stage Tube - Mar 21, 2019

Huge In France, a semi-autobiographical look at comedian Gad Elmaleh's experience reinventing himself in the US, will launch globally April 12, 2019 on Netflix. The series focuses on Gad's career, personal life, and rediscovery of his identity in the absence of the fame he's become accustomed to overseas.

STAGE TUBE: Artists at Play's CHING CHONG CHINAMAN
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 25, 2011

Artists at Play presents the Los Angeles premiere of the irreverent comedy Ching Chong Chinaman, written by Lauren Yee and directed by Peter J. Kuo.