Description: Sara Porkalob (Madame Dragon) returns to Nordo to direct and star in the premiere of playwright Seayoung Yim’s sultry tale. Set during the first large scale wave of Asian American Immigration in The Persimmon Grove, a lurid nightclub, a brash young Korean immigrant rises to great heights in his ethnic enclave while balancing twoContinue reading “Persimmon Nights at Cafe Nordo”
Read more about the award on the Seattle Theater Writers facebook page and on the Asian American Theatre Revue. See all the 2016 nominees here.
And this happened…..
Sara Porkalob (director) and I co-produced the second production with Theatre off Jackson. Thanks to everyone who supported us and helped us DO IT AGAIN, FOR UMMA! We had a successful Kickstarter campaign that funded our show and we will be donating the stretch amount to the Black Lives Matter Movement. Watch our funny trailer video. WeContinue reading “DOING IT FOR UMMA again at Theatre Off Jackson”
DO IT FOR UMMA in the media: In the International Examiner: Seayoung Yim—A homegrown playwright makes her debut In the Seattle Weekly: The 35 Arts Happenings You Must Check Out This Season We’re in the Seattle Globalist! “Do It For Umma” reinvents Hamlet as a young, Korean-American heroine Look, Umma! We’re on the Angry Asian Man Blog! BEWARE THEContinue reading “DO IT FOR UMMA in the press!”