Q&A with SCOTT WATANABE (“Tatsuo Kimura”)

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Q&A with SCOTT WATANABE ("Tatsuo Kimura") What inspired you to work on Allegiance? SCOTT WATANABE: There are limited opportunities for Asian Americans in traditional theatre in the US. As a “sansei (paternal)/yonsei (maternal) Japanese American, this was an opportunity to portray my own cultural [...]

Q&A with SCOTT WATANABE (“Tatsuo Kimura”)2019-11-13T00:05:04-07:00

Q&A with ETHAN LE PHONG (“Sammy Kimura”)

2019-11-13T00:05:05-07:00

Q&A with ETHAN LE PHONG ("Sammy Kimura") What inspired you to work on Allegiance? ETHAN LE PHONG: I have heard about Allegiance since it debuted in San Diego but finally had the chance to see it in previews on Broadway. I was never available to [...]

Q&A with ETHAN LE PHONG (“Sammy Kimura”)2019-11-13T00:05:05-07:00

Q&A with ELENA WANG (“Kei Kimura”)

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Q&A with ELENA WANG ("Kei Kimura") What inspired you to work on Allegiance? ELENA WANG: Fate got me aligned with the Broadway production. How it all happened is shown in Episode 2 of George Takei's 'Trek to Broadway'. This was also after I decided to [...]

Q&A with ELENA WANG (“Kei Kimura”)2019-11-13T00:05:05-07:00

Q&A with GEORGE TAKEI (“Sam Kimura/Ojii-chan”)

2019-11-13T00:05:06-07:00

Q&A with GEORGE TAKEI ("Sam Kimura/Ojii-chan") What inspired you to work on Allegiance? GEORGE TAKEI: Ever since my early 20s, I have been speaking out about my childhood imprisonment by my own government in barbed-wire camps simply because of my Japanese ancestry. I helped found [...]

Q&A with GEORGE TAKEI (“Sam Kimura/Ojii-chan”)2019-11-13T00:05:06-07:00

Announcement: Cast is Set for the World Premiere of SOFT POWER by David Henry Hwang and Jeanine Tesori at the Ahmanson Theatre

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CAST IS SET FOR THE WORLD PREMIERE OF “SOFT POWER” BY DAVID HENRY HWANG AND JEANINE TESORI AT THE AHMANSON THEATRE “Soft Power” Begins May 3, 2018 and Runs Through June 10, 2018 The cast has been announced for the upcoming world premiere of [...]

Announcement: Cast is Set for the World Premiere of SOFT POWER by David Henry Hwang and Jeanine Tesori at the Ahmanson Theatre2019-11-13T00:05:06-07:00

Congratulations to the company of NEXT TO NORMAL!

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It was truly an extraordinary night for East West Players and our community. At the Ovation Awards, we won the award for Best Production of a Musical (Large Theater), Best Featured Actress in a Musical, Best Lead Actress in a Musical, Direction in a Musical, all [...]

Congratulations to the company of NEXT TO NORMAL!2019-11-13T00:05:12-07:00

East West Players 52nd Visionary Awards Dinner & Silent Auction Honors Tzi Ma, Lily Mariye, and the Dwight Stuart Youth Fund on Monday, April 30, 2018 at Hilton Universal City

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For Immediate Release February 16, 2018 Los Angeles, CA Contact: Kat Carrido Bonds pr@eastwestplayers.org East West Players 52nd Visionary Awards Dinner & Silent Auction Honors Tzi Ma, Lily Mariye, and the Dwight Stuart Youth Fund on Monday, April 30, 2018 at Hilton Universal [...]

East West Players 52nd Visionary Awards Dinner & Silent Auction Honors Tzi Ma, Lily Mariye, and the Dwight Stuart Youth Fund on Monday, April 30, 2018 at Hilton Universal City2019-11-13T00:05:12-07:00

Season Brochure

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2017-18 SEASON BROCHURE Click below to download East West Players’ 2017-18 Season Brochure, which contains information about The Company We Keep, East West Players' 52nd Anniversary Season. “For our 52nd Anniversary Season, I thought a lot about the company we keep—the vital artistic and community partnerships [...]

Season Brochure2019-11-13T00:05:13-07:00