Utah Shakespeare Festival
NOV 4- 20, 2021
Tony Award-winning Utah Shakespeare Festival presented the world premiere of GOLD MOUNTAIN with direction by Alan Muraoka, starring Broadway's Ali Ewoldt. More details here!
Ali has created her own lovely version of "My Love" for cabaret and concerts, most recently here at Green Room 42.
Utah Shakespeare Festival
2021 world premiere production
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Spike 150 Anniversary Concerts
in Salt Lake City and Ogden
Co-produced by the Chinese Railroad Workers Descendants Association
IGNITE Series Concert 2017
TheTImesCenter - New York City
Co-production of Prospect Theater
and National Asian Artists Project
MAY 8 - 11, 2019
Golden Spike 150th Anniversary
Utah’s Transcontinental Railroad 150th Celebration Commission announced that GOLD MOUNTAIN would be presented for four performances as one of the key cultural events for the 150 year anniversary of the completion of the first transcontinental railroad. It was an honor and privilege to count among our audiences, descendants of the Chinese men who built the railroad. It was a very special week there for us. (We also had the most amazing executive producer!)
Aurora Theatre - San Francisco
AEA's Asian Heritage Month Event 2012
Lang Recital Hall - New York
ASCAP 2017 Cole Porter Award
DECEMBER 14, 2017 at 8pm
Jason has been named the recipient of this year's ASCAP Foundation Cole Porter Award for his work in GOLD MOUNTAIN. The award is presented annually to an emerging composer/lyricist "whose work shows promise." Presentation was made at the ASCAP Foundation Honors Celebration held at Jazz at Lincoln Center.
OCTOBER 21, 2017 at 8pm
Baayork Lee's National Asian Artists Project in partnership with Prospect Theater Company presented a full-length concert at theTimes Center, in New York City, directed by Alan Muraoka and starring Broadway's Ali Ewoldt.
JULY 23-29, 2017
We've received a grant to do a workshop at the MASIE Center for technology research as their "Masie e-Studio" project for 2017. Their mission is "To provide technology support for a group of theater creatives and performers to further the development of a play/show – working together from multiple geographies." Thank you, Elliot Masie, for making it possible for an LA based writer to rehearse with his favorite New York actors!
GOLD MOUNTAIN was selected for this two week intensive development workshop/seminar. It was extremely informative and Ieye-opening, an exploration of how one's writing fits into the current market and how to apply creative thinking to the business of getting your show out there, culminating in an opportunity to pitch your show to producers, makers, and industry veterans.
Musical Theatre Workshop
This is a rite of passage for writers of musical theater, and presenting your work in front of an audience and a panel headed by Stephen Schwartz is pretty heady and intimidating. It ended up being an extremely encouraging experience, and the most traumatic part of the evening was not the panel and their critiques. It was getting lost backstage at The Wallis just after introducing the piece and the cast. The opening number was starting and I was still trying to find my way into the house!