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August 31, 2008
SIS Productions
Plays Bumbershoot!
Sex in Seattle Remix
by Kathy Hsieh
directed by ShawnJ West
Assistant Directed by Lisa Marie Nakamura

Sunday, August 31, 2008
2:30 - 3:15pm

One performance only!

Sex in Seattle Remix offers highlights from past episodes plus never seen before scenes - a perfect way to jump into the series or to catch up before the new episode premieres in September! Don't miss your chance to catch this once-in-a-chance opportunity!

Free with your admission to Bumbershoot!
This performance will play at the Center House Theatre, located on the Ground Level of the Seattle Center House (the floor below the Food Court)

For more information, please go to The Bumbershoot website


February 22 - March 16, 2008
SIS Productions in residence at Richard Hugo House presents
BFE by Julia Cho
directed by Leticia Lopez


Panny is a typical 14-year-old teenage girl, living in the middle of nowhere U.S.A., coping with everyday stuff like an agoraphobic mom who's into way too much TV, a socially-awkward uncle who's a security guard at the local mall, a pretty blonde gal pal who gets all the guys, and wanting to date but not knowing where to start. Oh, yeah, and there's a serial killer on the loose. But what does Panny have to worry about? She's Asian American. The murderer would have to notice her first. A panoramic view of self-identity and relationships written by award-winning Korean American playwright Julia Cho.

"an insightful, beautifully structured drama about the agonies and comforts of isolation, told through the struggles of Panny and her family."
- The New York Times

Friday - Saturdays at 8pm; Sundays at 4pm
Richard Hugo House
1634 11th Ave on Seattle's Capitol Hill (on 11th Ave, Just North of Pine)




Performed by Leah Cohen-Sapida, Roberta Furst, Trina Griffin, Lincoln Grismer, Maia Lee, Scott Plusquellec, Eric Riedmann, Sam Tsubota and more!






June 2007
Sex in Seattle, To Choose Or Not To Choose

October/November 2007
Sex in Seattle, The Anatomy of Love

Thank you to everyone who came to see "Sex in Seattle, Episode 15: The Anatomy of Love"!


June 2007
Sex in Seattle, To Choose Or Not To Choose

Seattle P-I Review:
http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/theater/318412_theater05.html
Girl About Town Mention in The Seattle Times:

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/living/2003738040_pamgirl100.html

Audience Quotes:
"This is the best one yet!"
"Really great cast! Everyone was so good."
"This was my first one and I loved it!"
"This is my 2nd time seeing episode 14. I haven't laughed that hard in a long, long time."
"The View was worth the price of admission alone!"
"It was great! I laughed my ass off."
"Brilliant writing."

October 20, 2006
SIS Productions Presents Northwest Premiere of Cowboy Versus Samurai

As the only theatre company in Seattle consistently premiering new contemporary Asian American work, SIS strives to offer local audiences productions that are entertaining and insightful. Cowboy Versus Samurai by Michael Golamco brings a hilarious, tender look at race and relationships. See the only show in town produced by Asian Americans, written by an Asian American, starring Asian Americans and directed by an Asian American but "Delves into questions of identity, prejudice, and the complexity of love that will resonate with audiences of all backgrounds."

"Nimble, conversational and contemporary. . . Funny yet sweet. . . The cast can't go wrong because the playwright got it so right."
~ Christy DeSmith, Star Tribune


July 5, 2006
Episode 13 Reviews

Thank you to everyone who came to see "Sex in Seattle, Episode 13: Risking It All For Love"! We've gotten a lot of terrific feedback and hope you all enjoyed the show! We had a record breaking closing weekend and 1,345 people came to see the show. A special thanks to Zheng who brought in the largest group of over 30 people to see our show! Thank you all for making it such a great success!

Here are some links to the reviews:

Seattle PI Review:
http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/theater/272793_theater06.html

Seattle PI Preview:
http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/theater/272422_fanf02.html

Seattle Weekly Pick:
http://www.seattleweekly.com/arts/0622/perf-picks.php

International Examiner Review:
http://www.iexaminer.org/archives/?p=326


May 15, 2006
Special Screening of Sex in Seattle, Episode 12: My Ultra Quirky Asian American Wedding

Missed Sex in Seattle, Episode 12: My Ultra Quirky Asian American Wedding or just want to relive the magic? Here's your chance to catch up on the last Sex in Seattle episode before seeing our newest installment! Come to the Richard Hugo House on Saturday, June 3 or 10 at 5:00pm for a special DVD showing! Just $6 per ticket!


May 5, 2006
ReAct, SIS Productions and Pork Filled Players Announce the Creation of a New Asian American Arts Center

Open House: Saturday, May 13, 2006 from 4 - 7pm

Seattle's only Multi-ethnic Philanthropic Theatre Company, ReAct, has great news to share - the launching of Prima Vera Arts Center. Located in the Seattle Center area at 112 5th Avenue North, 2nd Floor, the new center will be ReAct's primary rehearsal and meeting space.

ReAct has been prominently featured in the news this year as a result of a series of burglaries during three different productions at three different locations over the past three years. After hearing of ReAct's bad luck and upon seeing ReAct's most recent production of "To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday," Vera & Joey Ing decided it was time to help ReAct turn their luck around. The 2nd Floor of their property across the street from KOMO-TV's Fisher Plaza was available, so the Seattle couple decided to donate the space for ReAct to use.

They are thrilled at the opportunity to create a gathering place for a multi-ethnic company like ReAct, and want to see the space come alive with and being utilized by artists. They adored not only the recent production, but also ReAct's original adaptation of "The Joy Luck Club" a few years ago and are looking forward to ReAct's fall premiere of "Uncle Hideki and the Empty Nest" written by their close friend and local author Jean Davies Okimoto.

Vera Ing serves on the Liquor Control Board and has been involved with many civic organizations such as Seattle Center, Mt. Baker Community Club, International District Improvement Association, International Rotary, and North Seattle Community College Foundation. She has also served on the executive boards of United Way, Asian American Management Association and the University of Washington Women Resource Center. Joey Ing, retired, was the principal architect with Ing & Associates. A few of his projects include the design for the International Children's Park in Seattle's International District and Anthony's at Pier 66.

ReAct will be sharing the space with SIS Productions and Pork Filled Players. All three performing arts companies focus on developing the writing, acting, production and producing skills of local Asian American and multi-cultural talent.

The three groups invite the community to celebrate the opening of the Prima Vera Arts Center, named after the space's benefactor, on Saturday, May 13 from 4 - 7pm. Meet the staff of all three Asian American performing companies, tour the space, and get information on upcoming shows for each group. The event is free and refreshments will be provided.

"It's appropriate that a new space that will serve the Asian American performing arts groups in the area should open during May, which is recognized as Asian Pacific Islander American Heritage Month," states David Hsieh, Managing Artistic Director of ReAct.

The building is located between 5th Ave N. & Taylor Ave N. just off of Denny Ave N. on the East side of the Seattle Center, right next to Fat City Auto, across the street from KOMO-TV, and down the street from McDonald's. The monorail track runs right in front of the building. The front of the building is painted red and is a small, 2-story store front. The entrance is on the back-side of the building (painted purple with gray trim) on the 2nd floor (above the body building studio).

The Repertory Actors Theatre strives to produce quality theatrical entertainment using primarily multi-ethnic and non-traditional casting, by: SIS Productions is a production company that strives to create, develop and produce quality works that involve Asian American women, their themes, and Asian American issues. SIS Productions encourages opportunities and support for Asian American women to be involved in all aspects of the production of artistic endeavors.

The Pork Filed Players is Seattle second oldest sketch comedy group. Since 1997, PFP has been the Northwest's premiere Asian American sketch comedy group, touring from Eugene, Oregon to Vancouver, BC, racking up appearances at the very first two Seattle Sketchfests, Bumbershoot 2004 and SketchOff@%#?!, the first international Asian sketch comedy competition. Over the years, the Players have employed an ever changing cast of characters in their never-ending battle for truth, pursuit of justice and finding out whatever the hell they mean by the American way of life in the 21st Century.

February 26, 2006
Pacific Northwest Magazine Cover Story

Pacific NW Magazine Cover Story


November 19, 2005
EPISODE 12 REVIEWS

Seattle PI Review

International Examiner Review

June 13, 2005
EPISODE 11 REVIEWS

The reviews are in! See what everyone has been saying about Episode 11. Don't miss this episode!

Seattle PI Review

King County Journal Review

TPS Online Review

June 1, 2005
SPECIAL SINGLES NIGHT GUEST PANEL

Join us Friday, June 10 between the 8:00pm and the 10:30pm performances for a fun-filled panel discussion on the ins and outs of dating! Ask the questions youíve always wanted to ask! Get tips from local celebrity guest panelists! Mingle with other singles! Win fabulous prizes! Donít miss out on our fun-filled Singles Night! Make your reservations early!

Our featured guest celebrity panelists include sexy star of numerous Sex in Seattle episodes and Seattle's most eligible bachelor - Mr. Kelly Ogilvie and Seattle's most eligible bachelorette former Miss Seattle Chinatown and Miss Chinatown USA - Ms. Pamela Woon (who was also featured in Episode 9 of Sex in Seattle)! Plus recently married Rich Sasaki & Vaughn Tokunaga who actually met via Sex in Seattle!

June 1, 2005
SPECIAL ENCORE READING

Don't forget that SIS will present a reading of "Sex in Seattle, Episode 3: The Colors of Love" on Saturday, June 18 at 5:00pm at the Richard Hugo House. Tickets are just $8 general admission! Contact us at tickets@sis-productions.org or 206-323-9443 to make your reservations today!

What: "Sex in Seattle, Episode 3: The Colors of Love"

Created by Kathy Hsieh & Serin Ngai; written by Serin Ngai; directed by Gordon Hendrickson

Date: Saturday, June 18, 2005

Time: 5:00pm

Location: Richard Hugo House, 1634 11th Ave on Capitol Hill

Tickets: $8 general admission; $6 students/seniors/actors

Reservations: Email tickets@sis-productions.org or call 206-323-9443

Featuring: Matthew Byron Cassi, Audrey Fan, Kathy Hsieh, Serin Ngai, Miko Premo, Richard Sloniker, Eric C. Stevens, Shawn J. West and more!

June 20, 2004
Here's the buzz about "Episode 9" . . .

Joe Adcock of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer said called this episode, "ingenious, weightless fun"

    Review

Joe Boling said, "I have seen six of the nine episodes of this series; this one is the best I have seen."

    Review

Doug Margeson of the Eastside Journal interviewed creators Kathy Hsieh and Lisa Marie Nakamura. "The approach must work because `Little White Lies' is the ninth episode of the series, making it the longest-running [episodic] show in town."

    Review

Plus, there's a rave review in the June 11 Seattle Gay News!


May 20, 2004
SEX IN SEATTLE PLAYS TOWN HALL!

See selected scenes from past episodes of "Sex in Seattle"! Town Hall presents "Seattle Follies: Cabaret with a Political Twist" on Thursday, May 20 at 7:30pm and SIS Productions will be a participant.

Other participants include:
John Keister, Emmy-award winning host and ringleader of the comedy television show, "Almost Live" and a regular commentator for KCTS-TV. Alison Narver, artistic director of the Empty Space Theater, directs, and veteran cabaret performer and pianist Robert Jones plays throughout. Seattle city councilwoman and ex-Seattle Times and PI columnist Jean Godden, sports columnist Art Thiel of the Seattle PI, and KUOW's John Moe. Also appearing will be performers from Seattle Shakespeare Company's recent revival of a long-time Seattle favorite - Arne Zaslove's 1950's musical version of "A Midsummer Night's Dream." (Grease meets Shakespeare!)

Downstairs at Town Hall, enter on Seneca Street. Tickets are $15 in advance only at www.ticketweb.com and $18 at the door. Visit www.townhallseattle.org for more information.

Come cheer on your favorite "Sex in Seattle" actors and enjoy an evening of pure entertainment!