The Artists at Play Podcast goes beyond the stage to explore the Asian American experience with new play broadcasts, conversations, and a behind-the-scenes look at our organization and programming.

Elders of the Los Angeles Asian American Theatre Community Artists at Play Podcast

Inspired by the work of The Great AAPI Elder Print Off in San Francisco, Artists at Play spotlights three theatre veterans who have contributed much of their professional lives to creating Asian American theatre and nurturing the next generation of artists. We sat down with Tim Dang, Meg Imamoto and Marilyn Tokuda, who all spent many years at East West Players, and are theatre elders who have mentored many.Episode CreditsProduced by Stefanie LauEdited by Nicholas PilapilTheme song by Eloise Wong
  1. Elders of the Los Angeles Asian American Theatre Community
  2. Why (Still) Theatre?
  3. New Play Development: From Idea to Page to Stage
  4. Artists at Play…at Play Favorites
  5. (Un)Rivaled by Rosie Narasaki


2020 Radio Play

This special episode of the Artists at Play Podcast is a broadcast of a new play-in-development by Rosie Narasaki, and was one of the ways we continued our investment in playwrights during COVID-19.

(Un)Rivaled
Written by Rosie Narasaki
Directed by Jully Lee
Edited and mixed by Marvin Yueh
Radio Play Cast: Jessica Jade Andres, Eddie Liu, Jacqueline Misaye, Krista Marie Yu and Julia Cho (stage directions).

A radio play about 11th century ladies-in-waiting Murasaki Shikibu and Sei Shonagon two of Japan’s most beloved writers, friendship, heartbreak, and what it means to be a female artist.