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Asian theater leader Tim Dang to step down at East West Players

Asian theater leader Tim Dang to step down at East West Players

Tim Dang will step down a year from now as producing artistic director of East West Players, the downtown Los Angeles theater company he’s led since 1993. He will leave after overseeing East West Players’ coming 50th anniversary season, ending next June with a production of the musical “La Cage aux Folles” that Dang will direct. “I thought that … would be the appropriate time to pass the torch. ... It’s the beginning of a new chapter of EWP,” Dang, 56, said in the company’s written announcement of his decision. East West Players is a platform for Asian American theater artists -- writers, actors, directors and designers. It’s...

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