Yellow Face Groups and Talk-Backs

September 15, 2010

Here are some of the special groups and talk-backs scheduled during the run of YELLOW FACE:

Thursday, October 7
Pre-show mixer with Asian Business Association, Filipino American Lawyers of San Diego, Korean American Bar Association and Pan Asian Lawyers of San Diego, hosted by Blue Summit Wealth Management at 5:30 PM, followed by the 7:30 PM Preview Performance of YELLOW FACE. For tickets to the Mixer & Show, click here, or email For tickets to the performance only, visit

Friday October 8
7:30 Preview Performance followed by a talk-back on “Casting Stories and Insights.” YELLOW FACE tells the story of a Caucasian man who is accidently cast as an Asian American. Join Samantha Barrie (Casting Director at The Old Globe), David Ellenstein (Artistic Director at North Coast Rep), and Sam Woodhouse (Artistic Director at San Diego Rep) as they share their own casting stories. Only 8 tickets remain for this performance and talk-back! Order yours at

Sunday, October 10
This 2 pm performance has been booked by the Japanese American Citizen’s League, Japan Society, Buddhist Temple, and Japanese Friendship Garden. To order tickets for this date through them, click here.

Friday, October 15
Press Opening Night performance of YELLOW FACE at 7:30 PM followed by Rooftop Reception. This date is currently SOLD OUT, but standbys are welcome. To get on the standby list, arrive at the theater 30-60 minutes before showtime.

Saturday, October 16
7:30 PM performance followed by talk-back with the cast of YELLOW FACE. Tickets available at

Sunday, October 17
2:00 PM performance of YELLOW FACE followed by talk-back on “Facing Race.” Featuring Hun Taing, Field Director of the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties. Tickets available at

Friday, October 22, 7:30 PM & Sunday, October 24, 2:00 PM
YELLOW FACE performance followed by talk-backs with the playwright David Henry Hwang! Join us for this rare opportunity to meet the Tony-winning playwright. You may read about him here. Both dates are SOLD OUT, but we welcome standbys. To get on the standby list, please arrive at the theater 30-60 minutes before showtime.

Friday, October 29
Join us for some post show poetry and music, 9:55 – 11:30 pm, featuring local musician Terry Matsuoka and Los Angeles-based artist Traci Kato-Kiriyama… and friends! Free, with refreshments provided!

Here are some of the other groups that are coming to YELLOW FACE:
San Diego Chinese Historical Museum
Grossmont College
The Jenna Druck Foundation
League of Women Voters
University of San Diego Theater Arts Department
Mesa College Ethnic Studies Dept
MiraCosta College Theater Dept
First United Methodist Church of La Mesa
High Tech High
High Tech High North County
Hoover High
San Diego High
San Diego Jewish Academy
KIPP Adelante
First Unitarian Universalist Church
San Diego Brain Injury Foundation

Get your tickets at or 619-342-7395.


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