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‘Asian Broadway Daddies’ Calendar Released By Unapologetically Asian

Broadway Asian Men

The 2021 Broadway Asian Men (BAM!) calendar is now available for purchase on Unapologetically Asian’s website, featuring Marc delaCruz of “Hamilton,” Zachary Noah Piser of “Dear Evan Hanson” and more.

Unapologetically Asian collaborated with New York-based Japanese portrait and performance photographer, actor and stage performer Mari Uchida. The Broadway Diversity Project and Tremendous Communications also helped support the empowering and inspiring calendar. The goal of the project was to challenge stereotypes of Asian masculinity.

Meet the First Asian American Male Dancer to Appear in ‘Hamilton’ on Broadway

Eddy Lee is set to be the first Asian American featured in the renowned Broadway musical “Hamilton” as he tackles cultural diversity in films and challenges the ethnic group faces in the entertainment industry.

It’s no exaggeration that Lee worked tirelessly to reach stardom, but he can now impart knowledge on the struggles that Asian Americans face in a white-dominated market as well as his recipe for success to aspiring performers.

Filipina Legend Lea Salonga Makes Epic Comeback to Broadway

Filipina singer and stage actress, Lea Salonga, has been confirmed as part of the cast of Lynn Ahrens’ and Stephen Flaherty’s “Once on This Island” Broadway musical.

The 46-year-old actress is going to take on the role of Erzulie, the beautiful Goddess of Love in the story. She will be joined by Alex Newell (“Glee”), who will play the role of Asaka, Mother of the Earth, according to Play Bill. Other cast mates that have been confirmed include Merle Dandrige (“Greenleaf”) as Papa Ge, the Demon of Death, and Quentin Earl Darrington (“Cats”) as Agwe, the God of Water.