The alumni cast from multiple productions of TEA over the past 25 years gathered and celebrated the Opening Night of TEA, WITH MUSIC at East West Players.
In the front row is the cast of the current production, (from left) Janet Song, Yumi Iwama, Jennie Kwan, Joan Almedilla and Tiffany-Marie Austin. Second row: Natsuko Ohama, Marilyn Tokuda, Haruye Ioka, Takayo Fischer, Velina Houston, Gerrielani Miyazaki, June Angela, Ren Hanami, Shuko Akune. Back row: Sharon Omi, Kimiko Gelman, Esther Chae, June Kyoku Lu (obscured), Amy Hill, Diane Tanaka (obscured), Momo Yashima, Leilani Chan, Dian Kobayashi, and Sakiko Taoka Flower. (Photo by Michael Palma/MPalma Photography)

“PICK OF THE WEEK!” – LA Weekly

 

WATCH THE LATEST VIDEOS:
Actors George Takei and Takayo Fischer Love TEA, WITH MUSIC! http://youtu.be/y95gRDhuQeE
Time for TEA, WITH MUSIC: A Talk with Velina Hasu Houston and Jon Lawrence Rivera http://youtu.be/o9AltnHXjDI

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East West Players Presents With Generous Support from the
S. Mark Taper Foundation Endowment for East West Players
TEA, WITH MUSIC
Book and Lyrics by Velina Hasu Houston
Composed by Nathan Wang
Directed by Jon Lawrence Rivera
Choreographed by Giovanni Ortega

TEA, WITH MUSIC is about a group of Japanese war brides from World War II, now living in Kansas, who gather for a farewell tea ceremony for one of their friends who has mysteriously passed away. In honor of the 25th Anniversary of the seminal play TEA by critically-acclaimed playwright Velina Hasu Houston, East West Players dares to present this story as a new musical.

Featuring:
Joan Almedilla, Tiffany-Marie Austin, Yumi Iwama, Jennie Kwan, and Janet Song.

In community sponsorship with Japanese American Cultural and Community Center and USC Center for Japanese Religions and Culture.

Performance Run:
Wed-Thurs at 8pm Balcony $31/Orchestra $36
Fri-Sat at 8pm Balcony $36/Orchestra $41
Sun at 2pm Balcony $36/Orchestra $41
*$4 per ticket handling fee on all regular ticket purchases.

Student and Senior Discounts $5 off regular ticket price.
Special Group Rates available for ten (10) or more. Call (213) 625-7000 x 20 for details.

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Wine Down Fridays Complimentary glasses of red or white wine before the Friday evening show, during the regular performance run. (Must be 21+ years of age.)

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