On Feb. 8, the Northwest Asian American Theatre (NWAAT) was honored by the University of Washington School of Drama during part of their 75th anniversary celebration, Seattle Theatres Lost and Found, honoring theater companies no longer up and running. The evening included excerpt readings from “The Wash” by Philip Kan Gotanda, “Miss Minidoka 1943” by […]
By Irfan Shariff Northwest Asian Weekly In SIS Productions’ West Coast premiere of Chicago playwright Mia McCullough’s “Impenetrable,” we are forced to examine the notion of feminine beauty. We come to the conclusion that society is obsessed with beauty, whether “big is beautiful,” “beauty is relative,” or that “beauty is burdensome.” We all have our […]
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly If you’re wondering what a walking tour of the Chinatown/International District, theater arts, street performance, conceptual arts and snacks, can have in common … well, you probably aren’t alone. Seattle’s Asian American theater troupe, SIS Productions, answers this question in their new production, “Revealed: In Search Of Bruce Lee,” […]
By Samantha Pak NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Growing up in Seattle’s Chinatown–International District during World War II, Henry Lee has experienced his fair share of problems.
Kathy Hsieh Last month, Kathy Hsieh was named director of the City of Seattle’s cultural partnerships and grants program. Hsieh has worked with the Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs since 2003, originally as part of the community development and outreach team and then as part of the cultural partnerships and grants team as […]
Kathy Hsieh’s writing career began in the ninth grade when her language arts teacher asked students to write a script for a class assignment. Hsieh wrote a comedic retelling
There is nothing like sex in Seattle on a Friday night: especially when you’re watching it live on stage.