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Photo Flash: Jessica Hagedorn, Ching Valdes-Aran, Alan Ariano And More Celebrate FEL Photo Photo Flash: Jessica Hagedorn, Ching Valdes-Aran, Alan Ariano And More Celebrate FELIX STARRO Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2019

Ma-Yi Theater Company's world premiere of Felix Starro, a new musical by Jessica Hagedorn and Fabian Obispo, opened at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd St.) last night. Scroll down for photos of the opening night party at The Brazen Tavern.

Photo Flash: Thom Sesma, Jeffrey Omura, Kimiye Corwin, Emma Kikue And More Celebrate  Photo Photo Flash: Thom Sesma, Jeffrey Omura, Kimiye Corwin, Emma Kikue And More Celebrate World Premiere Of Sam Chanse's FRUITING BODIES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2019

Ma-Yi Theater Company is presenting the Off-Broadway world premiere of FRUITING BODIES by Asian-American playwright Sam Chanse, with Shelley Butler at the helm. The cast of FRUITING BODIES features Kimiye Corwin (Noises Off, Henry VI), Emma Kikue (God Said This, Up the Hill), Jeffrey Omura (House Rules, Hamlet) and Thom Sesma (Superhero, Sweeney Todd).

Photo Flash: Daniel K. Isaac And Shannon Tyo Celebrate Opening Night Of THE CHINESE L Photo Photo Flash: Daniel K. Isaac And Shannon Tyo Celebrate Opening Night Of THE CHINESE LADY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2018

Daniel K. Isaac and Shannon Tyo celebrate Opening Night of Ma-Yi Theater Company and Barrington Stage Company's limited run of LLoyd Suh's THE CHINESE LADY

Photo Flash: Ed Lin Celebrates '99 Ways To Die' Book Release At MOCA Photo Photo Flash: Ed Lin Celebrates '99 Ways To Die' Book Release At MOCA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

The Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) in New York was abuzz last Thursday when critical darling Ed Lin celebrated the release of his latest mystery, 99 Ways to Die (Soho Crime), featuring an evening of Taiwanese street snacks, a book signing, music and a raffle.

Photo Flash: TEENAGE DICK Celebrates its Opening Night Photo Photo Flash: TEENAGE DICK Celebrates its Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2018

On Wednesday night, Ma-Yi Theater Company, in association with The Public Theater, celebrated the opening night performance of NY Times Critics Pick TEENAGE DICK at B Bar and Grill. The world premiere play by Mike Lew will now play through Sunday, July 29, 2018. (It was previously announced to close on Sunday, July 15).

Two New Plays on Tap for Ma-Yi Theater's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2015

The Obie and Drama Desk Award-winning MA-YI THEATER COMPANY - one of the country's leading producers of new works for the stage by Asian-American writers - will present two new plays- Nandita Shenoy's WASHER/DRYER and A. Rey Pamatmat's HOUSE RULES-- during the company's 2015-16 season, it has been announced by Ralph Peña, Ma-Yi's Artistic Director.

Ma-Yi Theater Company to Pay Tribute to David Merrick at Gala Benefit, 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

The late impresario David Merrick will be celebrated at the Gala Benefit marking the 25th anniversary of the Ma-Yi Theater Company - one of the nation's leading Asian American theater troupes - on Monday, March 24 at 6 pm the Hudson Theater (145 W. 44 St.) in Manhattan, it has been announced by Jorge Ortoll, the company's executive director.

Obie Awards Ceremony Set for Tonight at Webster Hall
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2013

The Village Voice, the nation's first and largest alternative weekly newspaper, welcomes esteemed critic and longtime judge of the awards Michael Feingold as Obie chairman for the 58th Annual Village Voice OBIE Awards, replacing former Chairman Brian Parks who has moved on from The Village Voice.

Obie Awards Announce Village Voice's Michael Feingold as Chairman; Ceremony Set for 5/20 at Webster Hall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2013

The Village Voice, the nation's first and largest alternative weekly newspaper, announced today that esteemed critic and longtime judge of the awards will resume his former position as Obie chairman for the 58th Annual Village Voice OBIE Awards, replacing former Chairman Brian Parks who has moved on from The Village Voice.

Photo Coverage: Ma-Yi Theater Company, Sicangco et al. Accept TOFA-NY Awards
by Oliver Oliveros - Nov 1, 2012

Drama Desk and Obie Award-winning theater organization Ma-Yi Theater Company, which originally produced Filipino and Filipino-American plays prior to shifting gears toward exploring more of the Asian-American experience via theatrical workshops and presentations, and Filipino-American set and costume designer Eduardo Sicangco ("Gentlemen Prefer Blondes") accepted "The Outstanding Filipino Americans in New York" (TOFA-NY) Heritage Award (2012) and the TOFA-NY Arts and Culture Award (2012) respectively at TOFA-NY's awarding rites held at the Weill Hall, Carnegie Hall Saturday, October 27.

Photo Coverage: De Tagle, Go, Broadway Barkada et al. at 114th Philippine Independence Celebration
by Oliver Oliveros - Jun 4, 2012

Filipino musical theater artists Anna Maria Perez de Tagle ("Godspell" - Broadway), Rachelle Ann Go (Disney's "The Little Mermaid" - Manila), Ryan Cayabyab ("Katy!," "Larawan,"), Kirby Asunto ("Child Access Broadway'), Liz Casasola ("Imelda," "Girl Crazy"), Ryan Cayabyab Singers, Broadway Barkada, a group of New York-based Filipino actors, singers, and dancers that have been performing in various Broadway and Off-Broadway productions, and GMA Pinoy TV talents Dingdong Dantes and Aljur Abrenica headlined the Philippine Independence Day Council's (PIDCI) well attended 114th Philippine Independence Parade and cultural show held on Madison Avenue Sunday afternoon.

TCG/ITI-US Sends Nat'l Theatre Delegation to ITI World Congress in Xiamen
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2011

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for the American theatre and home to the United States Center of the International Theatre Institute (TCG/ITI-US), has assembled 15 theatre leaders to attend the 33rd ITI World Congress September 19-24 in Xiamen, China - the first ever Congress to take place in China.

TCG/ITI-US Sends Nat'l Theatre Delegation to ITI World Congress in Xiamen
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2011

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for the American theatre and home to the United States Center of the International Theatre Institute (TCG/ITI-US), has assembled 15 theatre leaders to attend the 33rd ITI World Congress September 19-24 in Xiamen, China - the first ever Congress to take place in China.

National Asian American Theater Festival Held June 23-26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2011

The Consortium of Asian American Theaters & Artists' 3rd National Asian American Theater Festival will feature ten works from around the world-and four partner productions from local companies-that feature Asian Americans performers and stories.

National Asian American Theater Festival Held June 23-26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2011

The Consortium of Asian American Theaters & Artists' 3rd National Asian American Theater Festival will feature ten works from around the world-and four partner productions from local companies-that feature Asian Americans performers and stories.

Asian American Theater Conference and Festival to be Held in LA, 6/16-26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2011

For the first time, the National Asian American Theater Conference and the National Asian American Theater Festival will be held jointly from June 16-25, 2011. The event will be presented in Los Angeles by the Consortium of Asian American Theaters and Artists (CAATA) and hosted by Asian American Theaters East West Players and Teada Productions, both residing in Los Angeles.

National Asian American Theater Festival Held June 23-26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2011

The Consortium of Asian American Theaters & Artists' 3rd National Asian American Theater Festival will feature ten works from around the world-and four partner productions from local companies-that feature Asian Americans performers and stories.

Asian American Theater Conference and Festival to be Held in LA, 6/16-26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2011

For the first time, the National Asian American Theater Conference and the National Asian American Theater Festival will be held jointly from June 16-25, 2011. The event will be presented in Los Angeles by the Consortium of Asian American Theaters and Artists (CAATA) and hosted by Asian American Theaters East West Players and Teada Productions, both residing in Los Angeles.

David Greenspan & Jennifer Ikeda Head Ma-Yi Theatre Company's RESCUE ME
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2010

Ma-Yi Theater Company - the Off-Broadway, Obie Award-winning company dedicated to producing new works about the Asian-American experience - will present the world-premiere of Michi Barall's play 'RESCUE ME (A Post-modern classic with snacks)', an adaptation of Euripides 'Iphigenia in Taurus,' previewing March 23 and opening March 30 at the Ohio Theatre (66 Wooster St.) in Manhattan.

Ma-Yi Theater Presents SOUL SAMURAI, Previews Begin 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2009

Ma-Yi Theater Company in association with Vampire Cowboys Theatre Company, will present the world premiere production of 'SOUL SAMURAI,' written by Qui Nguyen and directed by Robert Ross Parker, with fight choreography by Mr. Nguyen, when it begins performances on February 14 at HERE Arts Center(www.here.org), 145 Sixth Avenue (between Spring and Broome Streets, enter on Dominick Street). 'SOUL SAMURAI' will officially open on Thursday, February 19 at 8:30 p.m. This Off Broadway limited engagement will run through Sunday, March 15.

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