A new production M. Butterfly has offered ASAP's cast and creative team a way to explore identity, sexuality and theater. For Eric Cheng '20, meeting the actor who originated the Broadway role of Song Liling (BD Wong!), added depth and assurance.
Adriana Colón '12 says artists are scavengers, always asking "What can I make from this?" She will be on campus coaching the cast of West Side Story on performance technique, cultural sensitivity and representation.
Musical theater composer Timothy Huang started writing because he wanted to change the “nature of representation” for Asians and Asian Americans. He's at Harvard this week working with the Asian Student Arts Project and the original musical The East Side.
HRDC mounts a production of Chicago, the crime-and-comedy musical with a mobster mentality and a jazz soundtrack. Music director Robert Capodilupo ‘19 talks about the history and the show which runs Oct. 19-27.
Composer and writer Min Kahng talks about developing a musical based on a Japanese comic and immigration themes. On Oct. 10, he will also offer a free vocal workshop for singers at Farkas Hall and a free lecture at Houghton Library.