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Sandra Oh, Tamlyn Tomita to Talk Race Politics at East West Players

Sandra Oh
Sandra Oh
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Stage and screen stars Sandra Oh and Tamlyn Tomita will be among the participants in a race politics forum to be held at East West Players’ David Henry Hwang Theater on Monday, October 22, at 2pm.

Entitled Asian American Opportunities in American Theatre: “Why Not Asian? Why Asian?”, the event aims to find ways for theaters to provide more opportunities for Asian Americans.

The panel will also include the artistic directors of four of the leading theaters in Southern California: Christopher Ashley (La Jolla Playhouse), Sheldon Epps (Pasadena Playhouse), Marc Masterson (South Coast Repertory), and Michael Ritchie (Center Theatre Group). The discussion will be moderated by Linda Oku.

The forum will be streamed live at