Inside LA’s vibrant Asian American and Native American theater scenes

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Jully Lee, Tess Lina, Ryun Yu, Jessica Ko, and Paul Juhn appear in South Coast Repertory's 2023 world premiere of “Coleman ’72” by Charlie Oh. Photo by Jenny Graham.

Asian American artists in LA are working to break apart the “Asian American monolith” by telling more nuanced stories and experimenting with form. 

LA-based Native American theater creators are also having a moment. Larissa FastHorse and DeLanna Studi talk about what this means and why it took so long.