August 28 – Live in Queens

We are thrilled to announce a staged reading of ILLEGAL in Queens on August 28th! Admission is free, thanks to our sponsors, Chinese American Youth in Civil Services. Please join us and spread the word: Date: Sunday, August 28, 2022Time: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Location: LeFrak Concert Hall, Copland Music Building, Queens CollegeFor the […]

June 17: UA3 & OCA-NY Community Benefit Fundraiser in Chinatown

Come out and support UA3 & OCA-NY at their Community Benefit Fundraising Event, where our cast will perform a preview concert of Illegal: A New Musical! Date: Friday, June 17, 2022Time: 6:30pm doors open, 7-7:30pm Welcome presentation, 7:30-8:30pm Live performance of selections from Illegal: A New Musical, 8:30-9pm Meet & greetLocation: P.S. 130 Hernando De […]

April 21 & 28: Virtual Live Talk with Queens Public Library

Celebrate Immigrant Heritage: AAPI History And Storytelling With Illegal: A New Musical During this live event, Composers Skyler Chin and Sita Sunil will give a presentation about Asian American history, how historical anti-Asian bias and racism have shaped today’s society, and how we can use storytelling to respond to pandemic-era anti-Asian hate, combat prejudice, instigate […]

April 8 Live at Bronx Science

We were invited to perform at Bronx High School of Science recently and had a blast presenting a selection of songs from Illegal and answering questions from the Bx Sci community in a Q&A after the show. Thanks to Brian Tong, Bonnie, Ahona, Eric, Ms. Parness, Mr. Lam, The Lunar New Years Productions Club, Asian […]

Illegal: A New Musical performs on Long Island, New York

BROADWAY WORLDby Student Blogger: Rosanna Gao Co-written by Iris LiuMarch 16, 2022   On March 12th at eight in the evening, the Munsey Park Auditorium hosted a musical performance named Illegal: A New Musical by theater graduates of Yale University. With Skyler Chin as its writer, Olivia Facini as its producer, Sita Sunil as its co-composer, Iris Liu as the […]

Interview with Dramatics Magazine – Feb 28, 2022

How To Fight Against Stereotypes in Theatre:Skyler Chin’s “Illegal” Dream Come True Dramatics MagazineBy Rosanna Gao and Brayden CheinFebruary 28, 2022 Yale graduate Skyler Chin has taken the fight against stereotypes in theatre personally. Inspired by his internship experiences at Angel Island, Skyler wrote Illegal, a creative and powerful rap-rock musical about the history of Asian-American […]

Illegal A New Musical 2022 concert

March 11-12 Live In Manhasset

We’re excited to announce the first of our 2022 live performances! Join us on March 11 & 12 at 8pm for free, live and in-person concert performances of ILLEGAL in Manhasset, Long Island. With a professional AAPI New York cast, colorful characters, rap, song, comedy and drama, ILLEGAL entertains as it shines a light on […]

2021 Wrapped

Illegal: A New Musical ended a fulfilling year of virtual presentations and new connections with a live appearance at Carnegie Hall!  Here are some 2021 highlights:  We were named a Semi-Finalist for the 2022 National Music Theater Conference at Eugene O’Neill Theater Center (in consideration for the Finalist round). We were invited to perform as […]