Asian America: The Ken Fong Podcast

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Ep 425: Paulo K. Tirol & Noam Shapiro On Creating Filipino American Musical

In coming together to create On This Side of the World, Tirol and Shapiro connected deeply to the experiences of countless Filipino Americans who flew over 7,000 miles to start new lives in America. Produced by East West Players in partnership with FilAm ARTS, this wonderful new musical makes its world premiere at the David Henry Hwang Theater in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, from May 11 – June 4. For show times and tickets please visit