East West Players celebrates its 50th Anniversary at their Annual Visionary Awards Dinner & Silent Auction. The Visionary Awards laud the achievements of individuals who have raised the visibility of the Asian Pacific American (APA) community through their craft. Proceeds from the gala will benefit East West Players’ educational and artistic programs.
Jay Kuo and Lorenzo Thione
Rachel Bloom and Aline Brosh McKenna
Hilton Universal City
555 Universal Hollywood Drive
Universal City, CA 91608
|Monday, April 25, 2016|
|5:30 PM VIP Reception*|
|6:00 PM No-Host Cocktails and Silent Auction|
|7:00 PM Dinner and Awards Show|
(*For Platinum, Silver, and Bronze Sponsors)
Musical Director Award-winning composer Nathan Wang (Beijing Olympics/Shaolin Monks, Steven Spielberg’s Oscar Award-winning film The Last Days). More to be announced!
PLATINUM CIRCLE Arts Consulting Group, CBS Corporation, Comcast NBCUniversal, The Walt Disney Company
SILVER CIRCLE Creative Artists Agency (CAA), Melvin Mar, Brad & George Takei, Wells Fargo
BRONZE CIRCLE Tim Dang & Darrel Cummings, HBO, Friends of Leslie Ishii, IW Group, Sanrio, SoCal Gas Company, Harry & Patricia Tom Mar, Randall & Mari Tamura, Union Bank, Lynn Waggoner
FRIENDS CIRCLE Albert E. Aubin, Artists at Play/Japanese American Community Cultural Center, Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAAJ), Samuel H. Bersola, Eric Chan & Cathleen Kozen, John Gong, Roy Ito, David & Carrie Lee, Ed Lew, Daniel Mayeda & Susan Rosales (2), Martie Quan Kawahara (4), Paramount Pictures, Pasadena Playhouse, Frank & Marian Sata, Carmen J. Smith, Laura Takaragawa & Scott Brown, Ken Takemoto (2), Friends of Marilyn Tokuda, Wells Fargo/Pasadena Playhouse
Peruse 35 pages of amazing getaways, intoxicating wines, and great gifts! Celebrate the evening with our Buy It Now – Serve it Now wines!
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East West Players 50th Anniversary Visionary Awards Dinner & Silent Auction April 25, 2016 Hosted by Grammy-Winning Tia Carrere and Mark Dacascos Presenters Include George and Brad Takei, Vincent Rodriguez III, and Jodi Long
East West Players 50th Anniversary Visionary Awards Dinner & Silent Auction April 25, 2016 Honors Broadway’s Allegiance, Hit TV Show Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, and Pan Asian Repertory Theater Founding Artistic Director Tisa Chang
View photos from the Golden Anniversary Visionary Awards Dinner and Silent Auction when East West Players honored Author/Filmmaker/Media Entrepreneur Paula Williams Madison, Martial Artist Jeff Imada, and Fresh Off the Boat‘s creator for television/Executive Producer Nahnatchka Khan and Executive Producer Melvin Mar. The event was emceed by actor Parvesh Cheena.
View photos from the 48th Anniversary Visionary Awards Dinner and Silent Auction when East West Players honored playwright/screenwriter Paul Kikuchi, actor Reggie Lee, and Hawaii 5-0 executive producers Peter Lenkov and Ken Solarz. The event was emceed by actor Parvesh Cheena.
For information, contact Gala Producer Snehal Desai or Development Manager Monika Ramnath at firstname.lastname@example.org or (213) 625-7000.
Daniel Dae Kim
Councilmember Jan Perry
Bank of America
California Community Foundation
Pixar Animation Studios
Ralph M. Parsons Foundation
S. Mark Taper Foundation
Sony Pictures Entertainment
The James Irvine Foundation
The Walt Disney Company