written and performed by Anzu Lawson
DEAR YOKO is a highly charged, hilarious yet deeply revealing one-woman show that interweaves the lives of actress/playwright Anzu Lawson and her late tiger mother, Keiko with the wisdom and legendary life of Yoko Ono… as they navigate xenophobia, self-worth, and identity through multiple eras.
Directed and Developed by Jessica Lynn Johnson
click here to read the Broadway World Review 8/2/2019
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)
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