Post Tagged with: "musical"

More than 60 demonstrators, primarily Chinese, protested in front of Huntington High School on April 6. (Photo by Lan Mu via World Journal)

Chinese Parents Angered Over Student Musical on LI

Culture, East Asian, Long Island April 10, 2019 at 7:36 pm

Chinese families on Long Island protested the staging of the musical “Thoroughly Modern Millie” at two high schools on Long Island, reports World Journal.

(Photo by leesean, Creative Commons license)

Filipinos Turn Out for Night of ‘Here Lies Love’

Culture, History, In the News, Manhattan, Southeast Asian, Women September 15, 2014 at 4:09 pm

Not seeing many Filipinos in the audience, the cast of the off-Broadway production about former first lady of the Philippines Imelda Marcos held a “Filipino Night,” reports Asian Journal.

In one musical numbers, two immigrants (Suzanne Grodner, Sean Jenness) compete over who was worse off back home. (Photo by Antonia Massa/Voices of NY)

Lady Liberty’s Brush with Deportation

Featured Posts, History, Immigration, Voices' Picks April 7, 2014 at 1:32 pm

“Liberty: A Monumental New Musical” is a reminder of the forgotten history of a revered American icon.

(Photo from Kazino by Chad Batka)

War and Peace Characters Come to New York

Culture, Manhattan December 27, 2013 at 12:34 pm

A new show with music and libretto by Dave Malloy brings the drama and romance of Leo Tolstoy’s War and Peace to a cabaret setting in New York’s theater district, reports Vitaly Orlov of Russkaya Reklama.

Japanese Internment Musical Advances; George Takei Does ‘Happy Dance’

Culture, East Asian, Video March 15, 2012 at 5:00 pm

The actor George Takei celebrates a fundraising milestone for his musical about Japanese American internment with a delightful “happy dance.”