NYC’S RACIST THEATERS | NYC’s MCC Theater gets a thumbs-down in the culture of casting inequality

That’s one of the most glaring statistical findings on the state of ethnic representation on New York stages, according to a sobering new survey released tonight (May 2) by Asian American Performers Action Coalition (AAPAC).

David Henry Hwang

IS BROADWAY RACIST? | If not, then why are Asian Americans invisible on NYC stages?

Asian American actors and performers have gathered forces to figure out the meaning behind a slew of statistics. Data revealed in a 2012 study has found the smoking gun — that Asian American performers are not part of “the trend toward more inclusive casting” in New York theater.

Nancy Kim Parsons, New York actor, at "RepresentAsian" | Courtesy of AAPAC

ASIAN AMERICANS PUSH BACK | Actors’ coalition demands U.S. theater companies to end racial prejudice

A coalition of Asian Americans (called AAPAC) produced a report that wanted to compare minority representation on both the commercial and nonprofit sections. The past five seasons of 16 of the largest non-profit theaters in New York City were analyzed