The list of things that went wrong at the Ovation Awards is too long to list – though the venerable East West Players did on social media – but the result of mispronouncing an Asian American actor’s name, posting the picture of a different Asian American actor to identify the first actor, and much, much more, is clear. “The next day, East West revoked its membership in the Ovation Awards presenter, LA Stage Alliance, and urged other local companies to do the same. More than two dozen did, including the Center Theatre Group, the Geffen Playhouse, Deaf West Theatre and the Pasadena Playhouse.” – LAist

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