JOY ABALON-TAMAYO (Lady Tsui), Philippine-born soprano, has been performing in NY since 2012. Recent roles include premiering Calf in Kento Iwasaki’s Beloved Prey and Barbarina in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro with dell’Arte Opera Ensemble. She currently sings with The Salvatones under Daniel Brondel. Lady Tsui marks her debut in musical theater.
LEANNE CABRERA* (Ying Ying – 9/21-10/1) is excited to help bring this comic and romantic tale to life. NY Theatre: Eve Ensler’s Emotional Creature at the Signature Theatre; God, Sex & Blue Water with Living Image Arts; Pan Asian Rep (No-No Boy, A Dream of Red Pavilions, Shanghai Lil’s, Imelda); Leviathan Lab (The Two Gentlemen of Verona, As You Like It). Regional Theatre: The Fantasticks (Bristol Riverside Theatre), The King and I (Alhambra Theatre and Dining), Jewtopia (Florida Studio Theatre), South Pacific (Sacramento Music Circus). Film/TV: “A Crime To Remember”, “Infatuation”, “Some Dolls”. Proud member of Actors’ Equity Association and Broadway Barkada.
CHARLES PANG (Chang) is thankful to be a part of this production. He hails from Hong Kong and has appeared in Pasek and Paul’s A Christmas Story (National Tour), Made in China (59E59), Anything Goes (Phoenix Theatre), The King and I (Maltz Jupiter Theatre) and other musicals. His website is www.charlespang.com
JESSICA WU* (Ying-Ying – 9/14-9/17): feels honored to help bring this beloved Chinese tale to the NY stage. Credits include: Broadway’s A Chorus Line, The Radio City Spring Spectacular, Shakespeare in the Park, Lincoln Center, BAM, Signature, Paper Mill, Goodspeed, Sacramento Music Circus, TUTS, PCLO, KC Starlight, MUNY, Baltimore CenterStage, nat’l tours of Dr. Dolittle, The King and I, Miss Saigon, Wizard of Oz, and A Chorus Line. Jessica is composer/ book-writer for Brass Heart the musical. Love to Ian. www.jessica-wu.com
MARI UCHIDA (Hong-Niang) is a recent graduate of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, Mari is thrilled to make her NYC debut in Romance of the Western Chamber! Recent Chicago credits include: Tonya and Nancy (Kristi Yamaguchi), White Snake (White Snake), Side Show (Half-Man Half Woman u/s). Many thanks to the cast, team, and crew, as well as friends and family. Represented by Meg Pantera Agency.
MARK ANDREW GARNER* (Flying Tiger), a graduate of @bdcnyc #ProSemNation, was most recently Neleus in Mary Poppins at Alabama Shakespeare Festival and Swing/Young Max u/s in How the Grinch Stole Christmas at the Grand Ole Opry. Faves: Seymour in Little Shop of Horror; Angel in Rent, Ching Ho in Thoroughly Modern Millie, N.A.A.P.’s Oliver! with Baayork Lee. Stefanie Field and Kreindler/Super Mgt. <3TJS • IG: @garnerthemark www.markandrewgarner.com
ALBERT HSUEH (Hui-Ming, Cheng-Heng) is thrilled to be a part of the production. Originally from Taiwan, Albert (Ting-Chou Hsueh) has been working for several years as a professional actor both in Taiwan and abroad. He was cast in numerous musicals and worked with theater companies throughout Asia. His most recent credit was Anything Goes at the Mac Haydn Theatre.
JEE HENG LIAO (General Du) is delighted to join this production. Off-Broadway: Anything Goes at Musicals Tonight. NY Theater: When You’ve Got a Gift (June Havoc Theater), Immortal (New York Theater Festival), Foreign Exchange (The Poet’s Den Theater). International Theaters: Anything Goes (with Asian pop star Evonne Hsu), Daylight (Taiwan National Theater). National Taiwan University of Arts. AMDA. Member of VMtheater Company and NAAP. Love to family and friends. @jeeliao
TONY ROMERO* (Superior) Off-Broadway: Tokyo Can Can, Triplets starring Ruth Brown and Babes in Toyland at Lincoln Center. Regional credits: Mame starring Christine Ebersole, Paper Mill Playhouse; Anything Goes, St. Louis Rep; My Fair Lady, Cleveland Playhouse; The Wizard of Oz, Actors Theatre of Louisville; Scrooge starring Gary Beach, Theatre Under the Stars; The King & I starring Lou Diamond Phillips, Kansas City Starlight Theatre and The Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Proud AEA member.
MUSA HITOMI (Ensemble, Dance Captain) is an actor, singer, dancer and choreographer based in NYC, originally from Tokyo Japan. Her favorite credits includes, Off Broadway: The Little Mermaid, The Jackie Mason Musical, Siren’s Den: A New Rock Musical. Regional: Avenue Q (Christmas Eve), Spring Awakening (Martha), West Side Story, Miss Saigon, White Christmas and Mamma Mia. National tour: Alvin and the Chipmunks The Musical and more. She is excited be apart of ROWC team and thankful to her family and friends for their love and support. www.musahitomi.com
TAKASHI HOSOI (Ensemble) is a dancer, singer and actor based in New York. Originally from Japan. Since he moved to New York he has performed The King and I, Jesus Christ Superstar and several dance performance in Jazz Roots Dance Company and Japanese Performing Arts. Thank you everyone!
YING ZHANG (Ensemble) is a graduate of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy. Her recent NYC Theatre includes: Warlovers (Theatre Row), Hireath (13th Street Repertory Theatre), I’con (Hudson Guild Theatre), No Exit (American Theatre of Actors), Broadway Memorial For Sir Peter Shaffer (American Airlines Theater). Film: The Mail Box, Overcast, Antiteater of Ten, Red Plastic Bag. Concert: Pride Concert, An Evening of Jerry Herman with NAAP. She also has an identical twin sister who also performs.
*Appearing courtesy of actors’ Equity Association.