TINA CHEN (Associate Producer) is delighted to be working with NJ Rep again after associate producing Best Kept Secret by Katharine Houghton in 2001. Tina has collaborated with playwright Ruth Wolff twice before. She starred in Ms. Wolff's play, Empress of China, at the Pan Asian Repertory Theatre, and wrote the music for a holiday song called This Tree, with lyrics by Ms. Wolff, which premiered with the Hong Kong Children's Choir. On Broadway, Tina co-produced Passion by Peter Nichols starring Frank Langella, and received a Drama Desk nomination as an associate producer of The Rink by Terrence McNally with music and lyrics by Kander & Ebb (starring Chita Rivera and Liza Minnelli). This March, she produced and directed The Shining Queen, a historical mystery, by Jay Frank for the Aspen District Theatre. Her other directing credits include Fairy Bones with Lucy Liu, Kokoro/True Heart and At a Plank Bridge . On the NY stage, Tina has had leading roles in Comfort Women, The Joy Luck Club, Arthur and Leila, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and Family Devotions (by David Henry Hwang) among others. Her films include The Hawaiians, (opposite Charlton Heston) for which she received a Golden Globe nomination, Alice's Restaurant directed by Arthur Penn, and Three Days of the Condor directed by Sydney Pollack. On TV, she has starred in numerous programs and was nominated for an Emmy Award for The Final War of Olly Winter. Her lecture, Legacy of My Chinese Family, is about three generations of her mother's family and their roles in the history of China . Tina volunteers as a reader to the sight-impaired at the Lighthouse Inc., is a board member of the Women's Project & Productions and is on the National Council of the Aspen Music Festival & School.

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