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Photos: Inside the Wrap Party For CollaborAzian's A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MUR Photo Photos: Inside the Wrap Party For CollaborAzian's A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER
by Stephi Wild - Jul 28, 2021

The all-Asian American cast includes Cindy Cheung (13 Reasons Why), Karl Josef Co (Pacific Overtures), Ali Ewoldt (The Phantom of the Opera), Diane Phelan (School of Rock), and Thom Sesma (Sweeney Todd). Steven Cuevas (Once On This Island) serves as music director.

VIDEO: GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE Stars Ali Ewoldt, Karl Josef Co, and Diane Phelan Perform 'I Photo VIDEO: GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE Stars Ali Ewoldt, Karl Josef Co, and Diane Phelan Perform 'I've Decided to Marry You'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 26, 2021

Get a peek at the smash CollaborAzian's production of A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder premiered this month on Broadway On Demand to wide success. Get a sneak peek at the virtual performance.

CollaborAzian's A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE MURDER Announces Extension Photo CollaborAzian's A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE MURDER Announces Extension
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 22, 2021

CollaborAzian's production of A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder premiered last week on Broadway On Demand to wide success. The all-Asian American production of the Tony Award winning musical set to benefit the work of Stop AAPI Hate and has raised over $25,000 to date. 

All Asian American Production of A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Will be Avail Photo All Asian American Production of A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Will be Available to Stream in July
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 1, 2021

Broadway On Demand will stream CollaborAzian’s production of A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder beginning on July 15th-July 22, 2021. Tony Award Winner and Disney Legend Lea Salonga will make a special appearance as the host of this abridged version of Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak's Tony Award winning musical.

BWW Exclusive: Lea Salonga Will Host All-Asian American Production of A GENTLEMAN'S G Photo BWW Exclusive: Lea Salonga Will Host All-Asian American Production of A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 1, 2021

Tony Award Winner and Disney Legend Lea Salonga will make a special appearance as the host of CollaborAzian’s production of A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder on July 15th, 2021. The abridged version of Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak's musical is directed by Sesame Street’s Alan Muraoka and features an all-Asian American cast and production team.

Industry Editor Exclusive: The Complicated Relationship Between Actors' Equity Associ Photo Industry Editor Exclusive: The Complicated Relationship Between Actors' Equity Association and Spanish Language Theatre
by Cara Joy David - Jun 28, 2021

It is 2021, but some in the Spanish speaking community still feel like they are not properly represented by Actors’ Equity Association (AEA). And they’ve been fighting for years. Strides were made at the delegate convention in late April, but there is still a distance to travel.

Moxie Arts NY Presents Three Virtual World-Premieres In THE MOXIE COMMISSION 2 Photo Moxie Arts NY Presents Three Virtual World-Premieres In THE MOXIE COMMISSION 2
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 28, 2021

The second installment of Moxie Arts NY's virtual fourth season, The Moxie Commission, premieres Friday, May 28th at 8pm ET / 5pm PT featuring three world-premieres: Good Mourning Pt. 2, The Next Best Thing, and Techno Paper Planes Pt. 2. The show will be available to stream on-demand through Monday, May 31st.

Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, May 19- Lilli Cooper, Chuck Cooper, and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, May 19- Lilli Cooper, Chuck Cooper, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - May 19, 2021

Today (May 19) in live streaming: more chances to watch Miscast, Lilli and Chuck Cooper visit Backstage Live, a Pageant reunion on Stars in the House, and more!

Ali Ewoldt, Thom Sesma & More to Star in All-Asian American Virtual Production of A G Photo Ali Ewoldt, Thom Sesma & More to Star in All-Asian American Virtual Production of A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER
by Stephi Wild - May 7, 2021

CollaborAzian, a new collective of Asian American producers, will present an abridged, virtual performance of the Tony Award-winning musical A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder and will feature and all-Asian cast and crew. The production aims to uplift opportunities for AAPIs in theatre and net proceeds will support StopAAPIHate.org.

Baayork Lee, Shoba Narayan, Angel Desai & More to Take Part in Live & In Color Online Photo Baayork Lee, Shoba Narayan, Angel Desai & More to Take Part in Live & In Color Online Forums for AAPI Heritage Month
by Stephi Wild - May 3, 2021

In recognition of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month and in response to a disturbing trend of crimes targeting Asian communities across the country, BIPOC new works incubator Live & In Color will present four online forums in May featuring and focusing on Asian artists and activists who are changing the future of theater and the world.

Adriane Lenox to Host Talkback for Royal Family Productions' SEE HER Photo Adriane Lenox to Host Talkback for Royal Family Productions' SEE HER
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 10, 2021

Royal Family Productions has announced a special talkback with the creative team of See Her, moderated by Tony Award winner Adriane Lenox. The talkback will take place Sunday, February 28th at 2pm.

Moxie Arts NY Announces Virtual Season: The Moxie Commission Photo Moxie Arts NY Announces Virtual Season: The Moxie Commission
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 26, 2021

Moxie Arts NY has announced its reimagined fourth season: The Moxie Commission. The Moxie Commission is a new program built to create and launch new plays written by and about women+ which are specifically crafted for virtual performance.

Live & In Color Hosts 2020 ROASTING ON AN OPEN FIRE Photo Live & In Color Hosts 2020 ROASTING ON AN OPEN FIRE
by Stephi Wild - Dec 2, 2020

To commemorate the holidays during a year which we'd all like to see thrown under a speeding one-horse-open sleigh, new works development organization Live & In Color will be kicking it old school this month with 2020 Roasting on an Open Fire, a retro online holiday special set to premiere on Thursday, December 17 at 7p.m. EDT.

Emerson College's First Live Virtual Musical, THIS GOLDEN DAY Debuts Photo Emerson College's First Live Virtual Musical, THIS GOLDEN DAY Debuts
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 19, 2020

Emerson College, in cooperation with Live & In Color, will debut its first live, virtual, new musical, 'This Golden Day,' one of few, if any, higher education performing arts entities executing a live musical online. The musical explores the concept of 'The Golden Rule' and building community through various religions and diverse perspectives.

Ali Ewoldt and Jessica Wu's Theatre Industry Political Action Community Calls Enterta Photo Ali Ewoldt and Jessica Wu's Theatre Industry Political Action Community Calls Entertainment Workers To Take Action
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 15, 2020

Veteran Broadway actors Ali Ewoldt ("The Phantom of the Opera," "The King and I," "Les Miserables") and Jessica Wu ("Miss Saigon," "A Chorus Line") are vigorously channeling support for the Biden/Harris campaign, having established the "Theatre Industry Political Action Community" ("TIPAC").

Showcase Of Musical POUPELLE OF CHIMNEY TOWN To Be Streamed Online Ahead Of Theatrica Photo Showcase Of Musical POUPELLE OF CHIMNEY TOWN To Be Streamed Online Ahead Of Theatrical Opening
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 14, 2020

A showcase of the musical Poupelle of Chimney Town, based on one of the best-selling picture books in Japan with 420,000 copies sold, will be streamed online for two days on September 19 and 20, 2020.

HER HOTEL To Premiere At WTFringe2020/Women's Theatre Festival Photo HER HOTEL To Premiere At WTFringe2020/Women's Theatre Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 2, 2020

Her Hotel, a virtual rock dream, written by Rebecca Lee Lerman and directed by Jessica Wu, will stream live during the WTFringe 2020 and the 2020 Women's Theatre Festival Saturday, July 11th and Saturday, July 25th.

Quinn VanAntwerp Headlines New Podcast Soap Opera Series FOREVER AND A DAY Photo Quinn VanAntwerp Headlines New Podcast Soap Opera Series FOREVER AND A DAY
by Stephi Wild - Jun 29, 2020

Today, the team of Forever And A Day is proud to announce that this new podcast soap opera will debut later this year on the JLJ Media Network; bringing the 90 year old daytime drama genre back to its roots, that was created by Irna Phillips. The series revolves around the Harper, Bennett, and Marshall families, as they overcome life's complexities in the fictional town of Augustus, Illinois.

Photo Flash: Jaygee Macapugay, Garth Kravits And Paulo K Tirol On The Set Of THE LANG Photo Photo Flash: Jaygee Macapugay, Garth Kravits And Paulo K Tirol On The Set Of THE LANGUAGE LESSON
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 26, 2020

School of Rock's Jaygee Macapugay wants to tell Filipino American stories through musical theatre. See behind the scenes photos of The Language Lesson, her debut musical short film

Photo Flash: Ali Ewoldt and Emily Borromeo Star In Comedy Short, THE CACTUS Photo Photo Flash: Ali Ewoldt and Emily Borromeo Star In Comedy Short, THE CACTUS
by Stephi Wild - Dec 31, 2019

Ali Ewoldt (The Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables) and Emily Borromeo (School of Rock, Broadway Bounty Hunter) star in The Cactus, an original comedy short written by Ms. Ewoldt and Jessica Wu (Miss Saigon, A Chorus Line).

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