National Asian Artists Project's 2018 gala, The Corner of Chinatown and Broadway, will celebrate the 60th anniversary of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Flower Drum Song.
Helmed by Executive Artistic Director Baayork Lee and Richard Jay-Alexander, the evening will be held December 2 at The Golden Unicorn (18 East Broadway).
Performers will include Broadway’s Jose Llana (The King and I, Flower Drum Song) and Yuka Takara (A Chorus Line, Flower Drum Song), the award-winning Theatre Club from P.S. 124, alumni and NAAP kids, the NAAP Broadway Community Chorus, members from the original casts of the Broadway and 2002 revival of Flower Drum Song, as well as honorees Alvin Ing and Yuriko Kikuchi.
Yan Li will serve as the music director, with Viet Vo as the master of ceremonies. Tony-winning playwright David Henry Hwang (M. Butterfly) is the Honorary Chairman.