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RE: (Regarding) seeks to make theatre more accessible to a wider, more diverse, audience by recommending shows and removing its elitism through casual, but insightful, analyses and discussions with fellow artists/professionals.

We encourage you to engage with us and join in on our discussions! After all, theatre is about community.

Founded in 2017 by Ray Yamanouchi and co-created with Maria Alegre.


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Maria Paz Alegre

is a New York-based playwright, librarian, actor and activist. Recently, she interviewed a prima ballerina Misty Copeland about her triumphs in the face of adversity and racism, as well as her work in mentoring young children of color. Maria also received the great honor of giving a speech alongside former President Bill Clinton, in hopes of raising funds for international and domestic microloans. She has collaborated with many theatre companies both in New York and abroad including The Shelter, Vertigo Theatre, Barefoot Theatre Co. and LAByrinth Theatre, of which she is a member of their 2012 Intensive Ensemble. BFA in Acting from Emerson College, MLS from Queens College. Follow her on social media with @mariapazalegre or www.mariapazalegre.com

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Ray Yamanouchi

was born in Queens, raised on Long Island, and received a BA in film and theatre from CUNY Hunter College in Manhattan. His plays include Tha Chink-Mart (PlayPenn 2018), Impact (Semi-finalist, National Playwrights Conference 2017), and The American Tradition (New Light New Voices Award 2018). He has developed work with WT Theatre, Mission to (dit)Mars (Propulsion Lab), The Blank Theatre, Rising Circle Theater Collective, Ars Nova (Play Group), and Playwrights’ Center (Core Writer). You can find him online @NotoriousYAMs.