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

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 audition for […]

Q&A with ELENA WANG (“Kei Kimura”)

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 leave musical […]

ALLEGIANCE Study Guide

STUDY GUIDE FOR ALLEGIANCE
Thanks to the generous support of Inspire Change Broadway, the Dwight Stuart Youth Fund, and the California State Library, the Allegiance education team produced a study guide for students and audiences members to better understand the contemporary and historical context of […]

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

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 the Japanese […]

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

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 […]

Congratulations to the company of NEXT TO NORMAL!

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 […]

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

Season Brochure

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 that have […]