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GREG WATANABE is excited and grateful to make his Broadway debut in Allegiance. Off Broadway credits: The Ballad of Yachiyo (The Public) and Golden Child (Signature Theater). Regional credits include the world premiere productions of The Summer Moon (A Contemporary Theater), The Happy Ones (South ... (read more)
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GREG WATANABE is excited and grateful to make his Broadway debut in Allegiance. Off Broadway credits: The Ballad of Yachiyo (The Public) and Golden Child (Signature Theater). Regional credits include the world premiere productions of The Summer Moon (A Contemporary Theater), The Happy Ones (South ... (read more)
CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND Arrives At Merrimack Repertory Theatre October 16CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND Arrives At Merrimack Repertory Theatre October 16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019

Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) will present the East Coast Premiere of Cambodian Rock Band by Lauren Yee, directed by Marti Lyons and featuring the songs of Dengue Fever, Sinn Sisamouth, Voy Ho, and Rose Serey Sothea, from October 16 to November 10 at the Nancy L. Donahue Theatre, according to Executive Director Bonnie J. Butkas and Interim Artistic Director Terry Berliner. Cambodian Rock Band is a co-production with Victory Gardens Theatre in Chicago and City Theatre in Pittsburgh. (more...)

City Theatre Presents the East Coast Premiere of CAMBODIAN ROCK BANDCity Theatre Presents the East Coast Premiere of CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2019

City Theatre begins its 45th season with Cambodian Rock Band by Lauren Yee.  Cambodian Rock Band is an epic tale of family, love, and heritage featuring the Cambodian surf rock music of Dengue Fever.  (more...)

Victory Gardens Theater Extends CAMBODIAN ROCK BANDVictory Gardens Theater Extends CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2019

Due to popular demand, Victory Gardens Theater announces the extension of its critically acclaimed production of Cambodian Rock Band, written by Lauren Yee, featuring songs by Dengue Fever and directed by Marti Lyons. Cambodian Rock Band now runs through May 12, 2019, at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

BWW Review: A Country's Soul Beats in CAMBODIAN ROCK BANDBWW Review: A Country's Soul Beats in CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND
by Misha Davenport - Apr 16, 2019

BWW Review: A Country's Soul Beats in CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look At the Chicago Premiere Of CAMBODIAN ROCK BANDPhoto Flash: First Look At the Chicago Premiere Of CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2019

Victory Gardens Theater continues its 44th season with the Chicago Premiere of Cambodian Rock Band, written by Lauren Yee, featuring songs by Dengue Fever and directed by Marti Lyons. Cambodian Rock Band runs April 5 - May 5, 2010, with press performance on Friday, April 12, 2019 at 7:30pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. Victory Gardens is also pleased to announce a partnership with Lincoln Hall to present Dengue Fever in concert on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. (more...)

Victory Gardens Theater Presents Chicago Premiere Of CAMBODIAN ROCK BANDVictory Gardens Theater Presents Chicago Premiere Of CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019

Victory Gardens Theater continues its 44th season with the Chicago Premiere of Cambodian Rock Band, written by Lauren Yee, featuring songs by Dengue Fever and directed by Marti Lyons. Cambodian Rock Band runs April 5 - May 5, 2010, with press performance on Friday, April 12, 2019 at 7:30pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. Victory Gardens is also pleased to announce a partnership with Lincoln Hall to present Dengue Fever in concert on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. (more...)

Victory Gardens Presents Chicago Premeire Of Cambodian Rock Band, and MoreVictory Gardens Presents Chicago Premeire Of Cambodian Rock Band, and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2019

Victory Gardens Theater continues its 44th season with the Chicago Premiere of Cambodian Rock Band, written by Lauren Yee, featuring songs by Dengue Fever and directed by Marti Lyons. Cambodian Rock Band runs April 5 May 5, 2010, with press performance on Friday, April 12, 2019 at 7:30pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. Victory Gardens is also pleased to announce a partnership with Lincoln Hall to present Dengue Fever in concert on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. (more...)

LA Theatre Works Records Newly Resonant SISTERS MATSUMOTO for Radio & Online StreamingLA Theatre Works Records Newly Resonant SISTERS MATSUMOTO for Radio & Online Streaming
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2018

Set in Stockton, California in 1946,Philip Kan Gotanda's acclaimed play about a Japanese-American family returning home after time in an Arkansas internment camp during World War II takes on renewed resonance as current government policies and rhetoric continue to inflame anti-immigrant sentiment. Starring Keiko Agena (Better Call Saul, 13 Reasons Why),June Angela (Tony and Drama Desk nominee forShogun on Broadway, The Electric Circus on PBS) and Suzy Nakamura (ABC's The Goldbergs, Blackish, Dr. Ken) as the sisters, with Greg Watanabe (Allegiance on Broadway, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Watch Over Me) and Ryun Yu (Hold These Truths at East West Players, Pasadena Playhouse), as their husbands.  (more...)

Review Roundup: ALLEGIANCE at East West Players Starring George TakeiReview Roundup: ALLEGIANCE at East West Players Starring George Takei
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2018

The reviews are in for East West Player's production of ALLEGIANCE, starring original Broadway cast member, George Takei! ALLEGIANCE opened on February 21st and will continue to run through April 1st. (more...)

Review: ALLEGIANCE Musically Celebrates the Power of the Human SpiritReview: ALLEGIANCE Musically Celebrates the Power of the Human Spirit
by Shari Barrett - Mar 7, 2018

George Takei is known for his founding role as Mr. Sulu in the acclaimed television series Star Trek and as an influential social media icon. But long before that fame, Takei was born in Boyle Heights and spent his childhood in the Rohwer Incarceration Camp in Arkansas and later at Tule Lake in Northern California during World War II. His story of resilience and hope is the inspiration for ALLEGIANCE, a new Broadway musical making its Los Angeles premiere, co-produced by East West Players (EWP) and Japanese American Cultural & Community Center (JACCC) at JACCC's 900-seat Aratani Theatre in Los Angeles through April 1, 2018. (more...)

Photo Flash: George Takei Returns to ALLEGIANCE for Los Angeles Premiere at East West PlayersPhoto Flash: George Takei Returns to ALLEGIANCE for Los Angeles Premiere at East West Players
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2018

East West Players (EWP) and Japanese American Cultural & Community Center (JACCC) present stage, television, and film star George Takei in the Los Angeles premiere of the Broadway musical Allegiance. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/24/2018
by - Feb 24, 2018

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 2/24/2018. (more...)

Third Annual Asian World Film Festival Announces Award Winners at Closing NightThird Annual Asian World Film Festival Announces Award Winners at Closing Night
by Movies News Desk - Nov 6, 2017

The 3rd ANNUAL ASIAN WORLD FILM FESTIVAL (AWFF) came to a close on Thursday, November 2, culminating the screening of 37 films from 25 participating countries (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 10/17/2017 - 10/24/2017Hottest Articles on BWW 10/17/2017 - 10/24/2017
by - Oct 24, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 10/17/2017 - 10/24/2017. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief October 19th, 2017: TORCH SONG Opens, Broadway Unites for Puerto Rico, and More!BWW Morning Brief October 19th, 2017: TORCH SONG Opens, Broadway Unites for Puerto Rico, and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Oct 19, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: TORCH SONG opens, Broadway unites for Puerto Rico, and more! (more...)

Original Broadway Cast Members to Join George Takei in ALLEGIANCE's Los Angeles PremiereOriginal Broadway Cast Members to Join George Takei in ALLEGIANCE's Los Angeles Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

East West Players (EWP) and Japanese American Cultural & Community Center (JACCC) are pleased to announce that for the Los Angeles premiere of the Broadway musical Allegiance, stage and screen star George Takei will be joined by Broadway cast members Elena Wang as Kei Kimura, Greg Watanabe as Mike Masaoka, Scott Watanabe as Tatsuo Kimura, and Janelle Dote as Hanako. (more...)

BWW Review: Artist Rep's CAUGHT is a Perplexing Puzzle for a Post-Fact WorldBWW Review: Artist Rep's CAUGHT is a Perplexing Puzzle for a Post-Fact World
by Krista Garver - Oct 16, 2017

Christopher Chen's CAUGHT combines visual art and performance into a whole new type of adventure in live theatre. (more...)

Artists Repertory Theatre to Present Christopher Chen's CAUGHTArtists Repertory Theatre to Present Christopher Chen's CAUGHT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Artists Repertory Theatre presents Caught, a show centered around Chinese dissident artist Lin Bo that combines visual art and live theatre installations. Caught is presented in partnership with The Ch j Gallery/SF and The Geezer Gallery, and features dozens of collaborators including playwright Christopher Chen. The production runs October 1 through October 29, 2017 on Artists Rep's newly configured Morrison Stage. (more...)

CAUGHT Begins 10/1 at Artists RepCAUGHT Begins 10/1 at Artists Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Artists Repertory Theatre presents Caught, a show centered around Chinese dissident artist Lin Bo that combines visual art and live theatre installations. Caught is presented in partnership with The Ch j Gallery/SF and The Geezer Gallery, and features dozens of collaborators including playwright Christopher Chen. The production runs October 1 through October 29, 2017 on Artists Rep's newly configured Morrison Stage. (more...)

Greg Watanabe Stars in Massachusetts Premiere of HOLD THESE TRUTHSGreg Watanabe Stars in Massachusetts Premiere of HOLD THESE TRUTHS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2017

The forced relocation of Japanese-Americans into internment camps through executive action by the President during World War II remains one of the most flagrant violations of civil liberties in American history. New Century Theatre just opened HOLD THESE TRUTHS by Jeanne Sakata, the acclaimed one-man show that tells the miraculous story of Gordon Hirabayashi, one of a handful of Japanese Americans who resisted the order to relocate and was sent to jail. His case ultimately landed in the supreme court. (more...)

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