Artists at Play had an amazing year because of you. Thank you for purchasing tickets, making financial contributions, volunteering hours, and giving us words of encouragement and votes of confidence, all of which propelled us through a successful 2012.Our presentation of the Los Angeles premiere of Edith Can Shoot Things and Hit Them by A. Rey Pamatmat raised … Continue reading Gratitude and Giving
Responses to CHING CHONG CHINAMAN
Julia Cho and Elizabeth Ho in Ching Chong Chinaman.Photo by M Palma Photography"Have you heard of Artists at Play? Don't Worry. You Will." - feature in LA Stage Times"This biting contemporary satire was an inspired choice to inaugurate Artists at Play." - Back Stage CRITIC'S PICK"Not only is this a must see production, it’s a … Continue reading Responses to CHING CHONG CHINAMAN
CHING CHONG CHINAMAN extended!
Due to popular demand, Artists at Play will be extending the run of Ching Chong Chinaman to Sunday, November 27, adding four performances. That means four more chances for you to see our inaugural production, the Los Angeles premiere of Ching Chong Chinaman! (See below for remaining available dates.)Check out the photo slideshow above, and … Continue reading CHING CHONG CHINAMAN extended!
CHING CHONG CHINAMAN promo
Check out our smart, sexy, talented cast in this video for Ching Chong Chinaman, as they speak about the show, its title, and playwright Lauren Yee. Don't miss the Los Angeles premiere of Ching Chong Chinaman, presented by Artists at Play at The Actors Company! Performances are already selling out. (See below for available dates.) Purchase … Continue reading CHING CHONG CHINAMAN promo
CHING CHONG CHINAMAN opens Friday, 11/4!
Artists at Play presents Ching Chong Chinaman written by Lauren Yeedirected by Peter J. Kuo The Actors Company916a N Formosa Ave Los Angeles, CA 90046 (off of Santa Monica Blvd) November 4-20, 2011Fridays and Saturdays @ 8:00pmSundays @ 3:00pm(Thursday, November 3 @ 8:00pm - PREVIEW PERFORMANCE)(Thursday, November 17 @ 8:00pm - UNDERSTUDY PERFORMANCE)Turning every cliche about Asian American identity on its head, CHING … Continue reading CHING CHONG CHINAMAN opens Friday, 11/4!
CHING CHONG CHINAMAN the title
Do you see the title Ching Chong Chinaman and find yourself a little offended? The Wall Street Journal asked the playwright Lauren Yee about her reasons behind choosing the title, among which include the fact that it acts as "a reminder of how complex and complicated the concept of identity is in the U.S. especially … Continue reading CHING CHONG CHINAMAN the title
CCC Design Sneak Peek
Here is a peek at the design presentation from our first rehearsal for Ching Chong Chinaman. Check out this behind-the-scenes look at how designs change over time.Set designs come courtesy of Chika Shimizu, including a few earlier sketches as well as photos of the set model. The set was inspired by all-American sitcoms while also … Continue reading CCC Design Sneak Peek
Meet the Artists of CCC
Written by Lauren Yee and directed by Peter J. Kuo, Ching Chong Chinaman presents the all-American Wong family. As the baby-obsessed mother "Grace" is Helen H. Ota, the Artistic Director of Cold Tofu Improv, As her golf-obsessed husband "Ed" is playwright/actor Ken Narasaki, whose works include Innocent When You Dream, The Mikado Project and the … Continue reading Meet the Artists of CCC
‘Early Bird’ Pre-Sale for CHING CHONG CHINAMAN
Pre-sale tickets are currently available for our inaugural production, Ching Chong Chinaman... but you only have until Friday, September 30th to take advantage of this offer! The show will premiere on Friday, November 4th and will run the first three weekends of November (Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00pm, Sunday matinees at 3:00pm).Tickets are available at … Continue reading ‘Early Bird’ Pre-Sale for CHING CHONG CHINAMAN
CHING CHONG CHINAMAN: Kickstarter project
Artists at Play recently launched a Kickstarter project to help fund the upcoming fall production of Ching Chong Chinaman. We are hoping to reach $3500 by the end of August, but we're going to need your help! If we don't meet that $3500 goal by our deadline, then guess what... We'll end up with absolutely … Continue reading CHING CHONG CHINAMAN: Kickstarter project