Meet the Playwright: Kenneth Lin

If you’ve turned on your television and watched Star Trek: Discovery, House of Cards, or Warrior, then you are already well-acquainted with Kenneth Lin’s work. Lin is an Emmy-nominated screenwriter and a Princess Grace Award-winning playwright of Chinese-American descent. Some of his popular plays include Warrior Class, Intelligence-Slave, and [...]

By |2023-05-11T12:27:16-05:00May 11, 2023|Categories: Productions|Tags: , |0 Comments

Dramaturgy Note: If This was a Movie… Dramatizing the History of Chinese Exclusion

Karoline and Josh Stamberg for "Exclusion". Photo by Tony Powell. Photo of Zoe Lillis by Jake Capriotti. Why do we return to history so often? Is it as simple as what our teachers tell us: “Those who do not know the past are doomed to repeat it”? [...]

By |2023-05-09T14:32:29-05:00May 9, 2023|Categories: Productions|Tags: , |0 Comments

Exclusion First Rehearsal

It’s been more than a century since the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 — the first law restricting immigration to the U.S. — was passed. With Arena Stage’s new Power Play (and world premiere) award-winning playwright and screenwriter Kenneth Lin (House of Cards, Clarice, Kleptocracy) is bringing it into [...]

By |2023-04-14T10:18:34-05:00April 13, 2023|Categories: Productions|Tags: |0 Comments
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