1. MOLLY’S SALON:
INTERVIEW WITH PLAYWRIGHTS JEANNE SAKATA & KEN LUDWIG
April 22, 2021
“A weekly Salon featuring artists and leaders of Arena Stage. These half hour weekly conversations include some of our best thinkers and creative firebrands. Molly sits down with a variety of artists and leaders to discuss new ideas they are excited about and glimmers of hope for the future.”
2. AAARI-CUNY TALK: HOLD THESE TRUTHS: THE GORDON HIRABAYASHI CASE
ASIAN AMERICAN / ASIAN RESEARCH INSTITUTE, CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK
October 1, 2012
Jeanne shares her experiences in researching and writing her solo play HOLD THESE TRUTHS, inspired by the World War II experiences of Gordon Hirabayashi, a Japanese American college student who openly defied and legally challenged government orders to mass incarcerate all people of Japanese ancestry on the West Coast.
HOLD THESE TRUTHS had its New York premiere with the Epic Theatre Ensemble in October-November 2012.
Additional Video Interviews, 2011-2020
MONTEREY MUSEUM OF ART, “A Discussion with Jeanne Sakata,” Video Interview with Jeanne by Corey Madden, December 2021
CONTEMPORARY ASIAN THEATRE SCENE (CATS), “Conversation with Playwright Jeanne Sakata ,” by Leianne Lamb, July 2021
THEATREWORKS SILICON VALLEY, “A Conversation With Playwright Jeanne Sakata and Star Joel de la Fuente,” by Giovanna Sardelli, October 2020
CREDIBLE NOW YOUTUBE VIDEO INTERVIEW with Jeanne Sakata, by Jack Wiant, “Conversation with Jeanne Sakata, Author of HOLD THESE TRUTHS at Pasadena Playhouse,” June 2017
VIDEO INTERVIEW: “Cal at Sundance 2015 – Spotlight on ADVANTAGEOUS Actress Jeanne Sakata,” January 2015
BACKSTAGE PASS WITH LIA CHANG: “HOLD THESE TRUTHS” VIDEO FEATURE: Video Interviews with Playwright Jeanne Sakata, Star Joel de la Fuente and director Lisa Rothe,” November 2012
VIDEO FEATURE: Jeanne is Guest Lecturer at CUNY, or City of New York University’s AAARI LECTURE SERIES (Asian American/Asian Research Institute) on September 28th, on the development and writing of HOLD THESE TRUTHS, September 2012.
Interview with Jeanne and Vicky Shen for indie film ADULTOLESCENCE.
Interview with Jeanne for THE LANGUAGE ARCHIVE at East West Players.