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 […]

East West Players’ 52nd Anniversary Visionary Awards Dinner and Silent Auction

East West Players celebrates its 52nd Anniversary at the 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 […]

East West Players Announces Five New Board Members

PRESS ANNOUNCEMENT
For Immediate Release

JASON M. BLACKWELL, REGGIE LEE, ROSE CHAN LOUI, SALLY PAI UNRUH, AND JEFF YANG
JOIN EAST WEST PLAYERS’ BOARD OF DIRECTORS

December 4, 2017, Los Angeles – East West Players (EWP), the nation’s longest-running professional theater of color and […]

Voting Guide: East West Players Nominations for the 2017 BroadwayWorld Regional Awards!

VOTE FOR EAST WEST PLAYERS!
Voting is NOW OPEN for the 2017 BroadwayWorld Regional Awards! The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Voting will run through December 31. Winners will be announced in early January!

East West Players […]