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Radical Folklore in “ONCE UPON A (korean) TIME”

Professor Elaine H. Kim and author Ryan Lee Wong discuss the themes of radical folklore in Daniel K. Isaac’s “ONCE UPON A (korean) TIME,” directed by Ralph B. Peña


Welcome to Ma-Yi Theater Company’s digital streaming platform: MA-YI STUDIOS.

This is our response to the COVID-19 pandemic that has closed theaters and live performance venues across the United States and the rest of the world. Many of you will ask, is it still theater?

We’d like to think so, even if the experience is vastly different. This is more than just being clever and creative, it’s about putting artists and craftspeople to work.

Until we can all get back inside a theater to share the unique experience of live performances, we will find every means possible to make art and engage our communities.

Click here to read Ma-Yi’s pledges to continuing the fight for racial equity.

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When all the magical creatures in the forest mysteriously vanish, it’s up to Cassandra and Caticorn to save the day!


Decolonizing “THE CHINESE LADY”

Author Nancy E. Davis and John Wei Tchen give an in-depth look at the political and social climate surrounding Afong Moy.


As we navigate these tumultuous times with resilience, humor and grit, we’re also forging new ground. This talented theater community needs your support.