From the opening of new theatres in L.A. and in the Great Smoky Mountains to the start of Tim Dang’s tenure at East West Players, July was a noteworthy month for theatre.
The director will take over for Tim Dang at the Los Angeles-based Asian-American theatre.
From a Thanksgiving comedy, to exciting new hires, to ‘Scrooge in Love!’, five theatre artists preview what they’re working on, and what they’re looking forward to.
The long-serving producing artistic director of East West Players is honored for his contributions to the resident theatre movement and to Asian-American theatre artists.
Dang makes way for new leadership after 22 years at the helm of the nation’s oldest continually operating theatre of color.
The new 51% Preparedness Plan calls for SoCal theatres to lead the national charge toward greater diversity onstage, backstage and in the house.
For generations of Asian-American artists in the Bay Area, life in the theatre has meant a passionate struggle for opportunity and change.