How a Chinatown school is trying to bring more diversity to theater
The Hechinger Report
MARCH 11, 2018
Around 2009, Lee learned about the Junior Theater Festival (JTF) in Atlanta, where students from across the country gather for three days to compete, take workshops and nerd out over musical theater. A two-year pilot program for a year-round, after-school theater club at Yung Wing was underwritten by Freddie and Myrna Gershon, a philanthropically minded theater-world couple (Freddie is chairman and CEO of the licensing company Music Theatre International).