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Video: Watch Rehearsal Footage of 'Stage Door Johnnies' from BLENDED �'� (HARMONY)
by Blair Ingenthron - Apr 21, 2024


Watch Kelsey Angel Baehrens, Suzie Juul, Morgan Kempton, and Audrey Mojica in choreography rehearsals for 'Stage Door Johnnies,' one of the songs from the world premiere musical, BLENDED 和 (HARMONY) in the video here.

Video: First Look At THE NAME JAR At Stages Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 21, 2024


Get a first look at the world premiere of THE NAME JAR, a collaboration between Stages Theatre Company and Theater Mu. This play celebrates culture and family, exploring a young girl's journey to fit in after moving from Korea to America.

History Theatre & Theater Mu Commission To Present BLENDED �'� (HARMONY): THE KIM LOO SISTERS This May
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 19, 2024


Experience the true story of the Kim Loo Sisters, four Chinese-Polish American sisters who rose to stardom during the 1930s Swing Era. BLENDED 和 (HARMONY): THE KIM LOO SISTERS, a world premiere by History Theatre and Theater Mu, debuts this May.

Stages Theatre Company and Theatre Mu to Present World Premiere Of THE NAME JAR
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 4, 2024


Stages Theatre Company in collaboration with Theater Mu has revealed the cast of the world premiere play The Name Jar. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets.

History Theatre 2023-2024 Season Single Tickets Now On Sale
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 15, 2023


Discover History Theatre's 2023-2024 Season and its lineup of world premieres, including The Boy Wonder and I Am Betty. Explore captivating stories that celebrate the human experience, delve into political history, and honor the contributions of women. Secure your tickets now for a season filled with thought-provoking and entertaining productions.

Theater Mu Will Host AAPI Generations Conference
by Stephi Wild - Apr 24, 2023


To celebrate AAPI Heritage Month, Theater Mu's 30th anniversary season, and Asian American theater as a whole, we're bringing some of the field's luminaries to the Twin Cities in a weekend of artist talks, exhibits, our annual New Eyes play-reading festival, and more. Each event will be centered on at least one of Theater Mu’s tenets of Asian American stories, art, and social justice.

Video: First Look At A DIFFERENT POND With Stages Theatre And Theater Mu
by Stephi Wild - Sep 30, 2022


Stages Theatre Company in collaboration with Theater Mu present the world premiere adaptation of A DIFFERENT POND! Check out the trailer here!

Theater Mu Announces 2022/23 Season Featuring Four World Premieres
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 22, 2022


To celebrate 30 years of Theater Mu, its 2022/23 season—dubbed the Pearl Anniversary season—will feature four world premieres and a conference honoring Asian American theater luminaries. 

NEW EYES FESTIVAL 2021: UN(SCENE) to be Presented by Theater Mu
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 10, 2021


To mark Asian Pacific American Heritage Month this May, Theater Mu announced NEW EYES FESTIVAL: UN(SCENE) as part of the current 2020-2021 season. Theater Mu's longest-running tradition, the New Eyes Festival, has become a much-anticipated annual series of staged readings of new works from Asian American playwrights.

Consortium of Asian American Theaters and Artists Announces Initiatives to Combat Anti-Asian Hate and Violence
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 24, 2021


The national advocacy organization to issue several statements and demands from the national Asian American theatre community, featuring a PSA to honor the victims of the Atlanta massacre and condemn anti-Asian hate, the social media campaign #HadABadDay, and community anti-violence training sessions.

'The Alchemy of High-Performing Arts Organizations, Part II: A Spotlight on Organizations of Color' Released
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 10, 2021


SMU DataArts, in partnership with The Wallace Foundation, today released The Alchemy of High-Performing Arts Organizations, Part II: A Spotlight on Organizations of Color, which explores how leaders of these organizations viewed the reasons for their success along with challenges they face.

BWW Interview: Playwright Susan Soon He Stanton Commemorating Her BIRTHDAY & Episodic Works
by Gil Kaan - Feb 6, 2021


Minnesota’s Theater Mu's first mainstage production since the pandemic lockdown - playwright Susan Soon He Stanton's TODAY IS MY BIRTHDAY  - will be live broadcasted February 5 through February 14, 2021, with video-on-demand available February 15 through February 21, 2021. In support of Theatre Mu, East West Players is including BIRTHDAY in its 55th anniversary season as a part of an East West Passport membership.

Ordway's Free Virtual Series Is An Invitation To 'Meet The Artists'
by Stephi Wild - Feb 2, 2021


The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts has announced several new guest artists who will appear in the Ordway's 'Meet the Artists,' a series of free livestreamed conversations with performers, directors, designers and more.

East West Players Adds Theater Mu's TODAY IS MY BIRTHDAY To Virtual 55th Anniversary Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 29, 2021


East West Players presents Theater Mu in its production of Susan Soon He Stanton's comedy Today Is My Birthday, directed by Theater Mu Artistic Director Lily Tung Crystal. The play stars Katie Bradley, China Brickey, Eric Sharp, Jomar Tagatac, and features East West Players' veteran actors Emily Kuroda and Greg Watanabe.

Playwrights' Center Announces 37th Annual PlayLabs Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 13, 2020


For the 37th annual presentation of PlayLabs Festival, the premier new play incubation program, the Playwrights' Center is meeting the changing needs of the moment. Public readings will be presented online and the festival roster has expanded to include four playwrights developing their work.

Theater Mu Gathers 30 Artists From Across The Country For TWENTYPHO HOUR PLAYFEST
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 16, 2020


Theater M­u presents the TwentyPho Hour PlayFest, its first ever play festival featuring thirty theater artists creating brand new plays in under 24 hours.

Announcing Mixed Blood's Season Headliner INTERSTATE
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 19, 2019


Mixed Blood Theatre will premiere the new musical Interstate as the headliner of its 44th season.  

PARADISE SQUARE Earns More TBA Award Nominations Than Any New Musical; Full List!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2019


Theatre Bay Area, one of the largest regional performing arts service organizations in North America, has announced the finalists of the 2019 TBA Awards. The sixth-annual TBA Awards Celebration will take place on Monday, Nov. 4 at the Herbst Theatre (401 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco).

Ferocious Lotus Names May Liang New Artistic Director
by Julie Musbach - Sep 3, 2019


Ferocious Lotus Theatre Company names May Liang as its new Artistic Director, effective September 2019. Previously the company's Literary Manager, Liang succeeds Founding Artistic Director Lily Tung Crystal, who is stepping down to become the Artistic Director of Theater Mu in the Twin Cities, Minnesota. Tung Crystal remains part of Ferocious Lotus as co-founder and artistic director emeritus.

California Shakespeare Theater Extends THE GOOD PERSON OF SZECHWAN
by Stephi Wild - Jul 11, 2019


Due to critical and box office success, California Shakespeare Theater extends The Good Person of Szechwan by Bertolt Brecht, adapted by Tony Kushner from a translation by Wendy Arons, through July 28, 2019 at the Bruns Amphitheater. Tickets will continue to be available through TodayTix, online at calshakes.org, or through the Cal Shakes Box Office at 510.548.9666.

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