Archive for November, 2012

Closing Night of HOLD THESE TRUTHS at the Epic Theatre Ensemble

Closing Night of HOLD THESE TRUTHS at the Epic Theatre Ensemble

Closing Night of HOLD THESE TRUTHS!  We have had an amazing time sharing Gordon’s story with New York!  Thank you Epic Theatre Ensemble—Ron Russell, Robert Chelimsky, Melissa Friedman, James Wallert Heather Cohn, and Zak and Len Berkman especially—for working so long and hard to bring us here.  To Lisa Rothe and Joel de la Fuente for their artistic brilliance...

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Jeanne Shoots SEX AND MARRIAGE Episode for Justin Lin's YOMYOMF YouTube Channel

Jeanne Shoots SEX AND MARRIAGE Episode for Justin Lin's YOMYOMF YouTube Channel

I had a terrific time shooting a guest star gig as Sarah, Suzy Nakamura’s fun and flirty mom, along with veteran actor Sab Shimono, who played dad Mike, in SEX AND MARRIAGE, a new comedy series for Justin Lin’s YOMYOMF YouTube channel.  Written by John Pollono, directed by Robin Larsen, and produced by Andrew Carlberg, the series will be...

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Pun Bandhu, Manu Narayan, Zak Berkman and More Special Guests at HOLD THESE TRUTHS

Pun Bandhu, Manu Narayan, Zak Berkman and More Special Guests at HOLD THESE TRUTHS

More special friends drop by to see Joel’s brilliant performance as Gordon Hirabayashi, including Stephen Park, Paul Juhn, Pun Bandhu, Manu Narayan, and Stacey Yen, all captured by Lia Chang’s camera.  Also thrilled to have in the audience Zak Berkman of People’s Light in Philadephia, & Ron Russell of the Epic, whose passion and commitment to HOLD THESE TRUTHS are the...

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My interview about the writing of HOLD THESE TRUTHS with Lia Chang of BACKSTAGE PASS

My interview about the writing of HOLD THESE TRUTHS with Lia Chang of BACKSTAGE PASS. For full article, and video interview with star Joel de la Fuente and director Lisa Rothe, CLICK HERE.

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NYU Asian Pacific American Institute Hosts HOLD THESE TRUTHS Talkback

NYU Asian Pacific American Institute Hosts HOLD THESE TRUTHS Talkback

Tonight we enjoyed an overflowing full house and NYU’s Asian Pacific American Institute’s HOLD THESE TRUTHS postshow panel, moderated by G.W. (Greg) Kimura, President/CEO of the Japanese American National Museum. I was delighted to join Kathryn Bannai, first lead attorney in Gordon Hirabayashi’s 1980’s court case, activist Suki Ports,...

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