Filling a major vacancy at the helm of the three-theatre L.A. company, Desai comes to the job after 7 years leading East West Players.
The theatre is one place where the disparate, diverse Asian American experience has found common expression, as a new entry in Routledge’s Milestones series shows.
New plays at East West Players and People’s Light illuminate the collisions, and occasional solidarity, among people of color in a white-dominated culture.
How the historic Los Angeles company has stabilized both its mission and its finances.
To celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we lift up the work of Frank Chin, Velina Hasu Houston, and Ping Chong, among others.
Systemic issues and a failure of leadership were behind the shuttering of the arts service org. Will BIPOC theatres and leaders step in to create something new?
The company’s 55th anniversary season features multiple premieres.
While the pandemic has theatres reevaluating their programming, some are also making shifts toward a more humane working environment.
From a vintage ‘Cinderella’ to the bracing ‘Is God Is,’ there’s something for every palate this week.
The pandemic lockdown means bleak job prospects for new graduates and theatre aspirants, but some remain hopeful and resourceful against the odds.