written and performed by Anzu Lawson
Directed and Developed by Jessica Lynn Johnson
click here to read the Broadway World Review 8/2/2019
Dear Yoko - has been selected to perform at the Santa Monica Playhouse BFFestival
November 9th 1pm Saturday -
scroll down for instructions to RSVP for the free performance at the end of the page
DEAR YOKO November 9th Saturday 1pm - free performance - @ The Santa Monica Playhouse
with RSVP by Reservations are required, though, and can be made by calling 310-394-9779 ext 1 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org (booking email should include: show title, full name of ticket holder, contact phone number of ticket holder, and how many seats to reserve.)
Santa Monica Playhouse presents The BFF: The Binge Fringe Festival of FREE Theatre - the fourth annual Santa Monica Fringe Festival - a two-week event featuring a host of productions and workshops - celebrating the idea that theatre arts experiences are vital, transformative, and must be available for all. All bets are off, limits on boundaries and form are wide open, and all events are free to the public. Made possible in part by generous grants from the City of Santa Monica and the Santa Monica Arts Commission and Playhouse PALS. The BFF will take place Monday, October 14 through Sunday, October 27, 2019.
Asian-American actress/playwright, Anzu Lawson, who plays “Ashley Kim” on NBC’s CHICAGO MED, debuts her first one-woman show called DEAR YOKO (www.DEARYOKO.com) August 24th at The WhiteFire Theatre in Sherman Oaks, CA @ 8pm Saturday. After 8 years researching & writing an all original 28-song musical called www.dearjohnwhyyokomusical.com , Anzu finally embraces her purpose and voice as an Asian American actress/storyteller navigating through Hollywood: post #MeToo movement... by portraying the most hated and misunderstood Asian female artist in the world, Yoko Ono.
**This one woman show is dedicated to the life and memory of my mother Keiko, who passed on May 17th 2018
Broadway World review of DEAR JOHN, WHY YOKO? musical 2018