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Bio:
Jennifer Lim starred in the premiere of CHINGLISH at the Goodman Theatre. Jennifer was born and grew up in Hong Kong but now resides, works and dreams out of NYC. After graduating with a BA in Drama from Bristol University in the U.K., she attended the Yale School of Drama for her MFA in Acting. ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Jennifer Lim starred in the premiere of CHINGLISH at the Goodman Theatre. Jennifer was born and grew up in Hong Kong but now resides, works and dreams out of NYC. After graduating with a BA in Drama from Bristol University in the U.K., she attended the Yale School of Drama for her MFA in Acting. ... (read complete bio)
CAN Launches Augmented Chinatown 2.0 Photo CAN Launches Augmented Chinatown 2.0
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2020

Augmented Chinatown 2.0 is an app from the UK's leading platform for British Chinese artists, Chinese Arts Now, producers and creators of art telling Chinese stories in contemporary and innovative ways.

Open Letter Written To The Culture Secretary From Black, Asian & Ethnically Diverse T Photo Open Letter Written To The Culture Secretary From Black, Asian & Ethnically Diverse Theatre Artistic Directors and Cultural Leaders
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2020

An Open Letter has been written to Oliver Dowden, Secretary of State for Culture, from black, Asian, and ethnically diverse theatre artistic directors and cultural leaders. The letter was written to emphasize the importance  of protecting representation in the sector.

Moongate Productions and Omnibus Theatre Present Digital Arts Event WEARENOTVIRUS Photo Moongate Productions and Omnibus Theatre Present Digital Arts Event WEARENOTVIRUS
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2020

A collective of leading actors, writers, directors and creatives of East and South East Asian heritage from the UK's performing arts industry will be joining forces online next month to present a new digital arts event titled WeRNotVirus.

Papergang Theatre Presents INVISIBLE HARMONY and FREEDOM HI at VAULT Festival Photo Papergang Theatre Presents INVISIBLE HARMONY and FREEDOM HI at VAULT Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020

Hong Kong has been convulsed by an ongoing protest movement which has increasingly been seen as a last stand for its semi-autonomy from China since March 2019; a year which also saw the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre and the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China. Solidarity movements have formed across the globe, including repeated gatherings of up to 4,000 people outside the Chinese embassy in London.

Photo Coverage: The Stars Arrive at the Steinberg Playwrights Awards Photo Photo Coverage: The Stars Arrive at the Steinberg Playwrights Awards
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jan 14, 2020

Steinberg Playwright Awards took place Monday, January 13, 2020.

Theatre for a New Audience Announces First and Final Extension of FEFU AND HER FRIEND Photo Theatre for a New Audience Announces First and Final Extension of FEFU AND HER FRIENDS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA, Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) is pleased to announce a first and final extension of Fefu and Her Friends, one of the most beloved plays of the late, nine-time Obie Award-winning Cuban-American playwright and director María Irene Fornés, 'arguably the most influential American dramatist whose work hasn't become a staple of the mainstream repertoire' (LA Times). Lileana Blain-Cruz, winner of two Obie Awards (Suzan-Lori Parks' The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World and Jackie Sibblies Drury's Marys Seacole) stages the play in her TFANA directing debut, the first Off-Broadway revival of Fefu and Her Friends since American Place Theatre's 1978 staging. Fefu now plays on the Samuel H. Scripps Mainstage at TFANA's home, Polonsky Shakespeare Center (262 Ashland Place, Brooklyn), through December 12, 2019, with four performances added Tuesday, December 10 at 7:30pm, Wednesday, December 11 at 2pm and 7:30pm, Thursday, December 12 at 7:30pm.

Theatre for a New Audience Presents FEFU AND HER FRIENDS Photo Theatre for a New Audience Presents FEFU AND HER FRIENDS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) presents Fefu and Her Friends, one of the most beloved plays of the late, nine-time Obie Award-winning Cuban-American playwright and director María Irene Fornés. Lileana Blain-Cruz, winner of two Obie Awards (Suzan-Lori Parks' The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World and Jackie Sibblies Drury's Marys Seacole) stages the play in her TFANA directing debut, the first Off-Broadway revival of Fefu and Her Friends since American Place Theatre's 1978 staging. Fefu plays on the Samuel H. Scripps Mainstage at TFANA's home, Polonsky Shakespeare Center (262 Ashland Place, Brooklyn), November 16-December 8, 2019.

BWW Review: Clubbed Thumb Presents Zhu Yi's Chinese Gentrification Story YOU NEVER TO Photo BWW Review: Clubbed Thumb Presents Zhu Yi's Chinese Gentrification Story YOU NEVER TOUCHED THE DIRT
by Michael Dale - Jun 10, 2019

Though Zhu Yi's YOU NEVER TOUCHED THE DIRT is set in a large estate on the outskirts of Shanghai, New Yorkers will certainly recognize it as a gentrification story, where the homogeneous conveniences of the modern would come at the expense of a community's history and distinctive character.

Photo Flash: Daniel K. Isaac, Julyana Soelistyo, Jennifer Lim, John D. Haggerty And M Photo Photo Flash: Daniel K. Isaac, Julyana Soelistyo, Jennifer Lim, John D. Haggerty And More Celebrate YOU NEVER TOUCHED THE DIRT Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2019

Zhu Yi's YOU NEVER TOUCHED THE DIRT opened at The Wild Project (195 E 3rd Street) in Manhattan on June 6 as part of SUMMERWORKS, Clubbed Thumb's annual series of new plays. The limited run ends on Thursday, June 13 and due to popular demand, an additional 3:00 p.m. matinee has been added on June 13. Single tickets are on sale for $25 ($20 for students) here.

Photo Flash: Clubbed Thumb's Production Of Zhu Yi's YOU NEVER TOUCHED THE DIRT Opens  Photo Photo Flash: Clubbed Thumb's Production Of Zhu Yi's YOU NEVER TOUCHED THE DIRT Opens At The Wild Project
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2019

SUMMERWORKS, Clubbed Thumb's annual series of new plays is presenting YOU NEVER TOUCHED THE DIRT by Zhu Yi at The Wild Project (195 E 3rd Street) in Manhattan for a limited run through June 13. Opening night is tonight at 8:00 p.m.

Clubbed Thumb Announces First Round of Casting For Summerworks 2019 Photo Clubbed Thumb Announces First Round of Casting For Summerworks 2019
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2019

Clubbed Thumb announces initial casting for SUMMERWORKS, its annual series of new plays.

Steve Martin, Lili Taylor, John Hodgman, and More Will Appear at Elevator Repair Serv Photo Steve Martin, Lili Taylor, John Hodgman, and More Will Appear at Elevator Repair Service's 2019 Spring Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2019

Lecy Goranson will host a star-studded gala, celebrating this year's achievements of the Obie-Award winning theater ensemble, Elevator Repair Service. Under the direction of founding Artistic Director John Collins, ERS has been making original theater for 27 years. They have achieved national and international recognition with their extensive body of work, in particular the award-winning Gatz, a verbatim staging of The Great Gatsby, which enjoyed four engagements this season, from Abu Dhabi to Perth to New York City. The New York Times called Gatz The most remarkable achievement in theater not only of this year but also of this decade (which, gee, means this century too). For more information visit elevator.org.

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for TRUE WEST! Photo Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for TRUE WEST!
by Jennifer Broski - Jan 25, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of Sam Shepard's Tony & Pulitzer Prize-nominated drama True West, directed by James Macdonald (The Children), opened last night at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street), for a limited engagement through March 17, 2019.

Photo Coverage: Project Shaw Presents MISALLIANCE Photo Photo Coverage: Project Shaw Presents MISALLIANCE
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jan 15, 2019

In MISALLIANCE, the high-flying comedy, Shaw examines a variety of mating combinations. The social and the political collide with the romantic and the practical; the aristocrats take on the middle classes and vice versa, and-to top it all off there's a glamorous lady aviatrix and a tipsy gun-toting socialist loose on the grounds! This is one of Shaw's most beloved of plays.

Additional Rotating Cast Announced For Barrow Street Theatricals' NASSIM Photo Additional Rotating Cast Announced For Barrow Street Theatricals' NASSIM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

Barrow Street Theatricals announced today the rotating cast of guest actors through the end of January for the American premiere of the Nassim Soleimanpour and Bush Theatre production of NASSIM by celebrated Iranian playwright Nassim Soleimanpour (White Rabbit Red Rabbit), featuring direction by Omar Elerian. Joining the production will be:

Photo Flash: Barrow Street Theatricals Celebrates Opening Night of NASSIM! Photo Photo Flash: Barrow Street Theatricals Celebrates Opening Night of NASSIM!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018

Barrow Street Theatricals' highly anticipated American premiere of the Nassim Soleimanpour and Bush Theatre production of Nassim by celebrated Iranian playwright Nassim Soleimanpour (White Rabbit Red Rabbit), featuring direction by Omar Elerian, opened just last night, Wednesday, December 12, at New York City Center, Stage II (131 West 55th Street).

Photo Flash: First Look at Barrow Street Theatricals' NASSIM Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Barrow Street Theatricals' NASSIM
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018

Barrow Street Theatricals' highly anticipated American premiere of the Nassim Soleimanpour and Bush Theatre production of Nassim by celebrated Iranian playwright Nassim Soleimanpour (White Rabbit Red Rabbit), featuring direction by Omar Elerian, opened just last night, Wednesday, December 12, at New York City Center, Stage II (131 West 55th Street).

Barrow Street Theatricals' NASSIM Opens Tonight! Photo Barrow Street Theatricals' NASSIM Opens Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

Barrow Street Theatricals' highly anticipated American premiere of the Nassim Soleimanpour and Bush Theatre production of NASSIM by celebrated Iranian playwright Nassim Soleimanpour (White Rabbit Red Rabbit), featuring direction by Omar Elerian, opens tonight, Wednesday, December 12, at New York City Center, Stage II (131 West 55th Street) .

Final 2 Weeks To See Roundabout's USUAL GIRLS Off-Broadway Photo Final 2 Weeks To See Roundabout's USUAL GIRLS Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

The world premiere Of USUAL GIRLS, A new play by Ming Peiffer, directed by Tyne Rafaeli, will end its sold-out limited engagement  on Sunday, December 23 at 7:00PM, Off-Broadway at the Black Box Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre.

PROJECT SHAW Announces 2019 Season Photo PROJECT SHAW Announces 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

Gingold Theatrical Group announces the 14th Season of Project Shaw, a special series of evenings of plays that embrace human rights and free speech. All of GTG's programming, inspired by the works of George Bernard Shaw, are designed to provoke peaceful discussion and activism. This series is presented monthly at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street).

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