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East West Players Announces Cast for Hip Hop Musical Krunk Fu Battle Battle

East West Players has announced casting for the world premiere of the Hip Hop musical Krunk Fu Battle Battle, to be presented at the David Henry Hwang Theater at the Union Center for the Arts, May 12-June 26, with an opening on May 18. Tim Dang will direct.

The musical features a book by Qui Nguyen, lyrics by Beau Sia, vocal music and musical direction by Marc Macalintal, and dance music provided by Rynan Paguio and Jason Tyler Chong, the latter of whom also choreographs.

In the show, under the guidance of Sir Master Cert, young Norman Lee battles the baddest b-boy crew at Sunset Park High for respect, honor, and the heart of sweet Cindy Chang.

The cast will include Joan Almedilla, Cesar Cipriano, Liza B. Domingo, Lawrence Kao, Evan Moua, Leng Phe, Megumi Tatsumikawa, Matt Tayao, and Troy Terashita.

The design team will include set and projection designer Adam Flemming, lighting designer Dan Weingarten, costume designer Annalisa Adams, and fight choreographer Diana Lee Inosanto.

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Krunk Fu Battle Battle

Closed: June 26, 2011