Vietgone - Pacific Playwrights Festival
by Qui Nguyen
directed by May Adrales
April 26, 2015 - April 26, 2015

2015 Pacific Playwrights Festival

This epic intimate hip-hop comic-book road-trip buddy-movie rom-com travels from the fall of Saigon to an Arkansas refugee camp and from 1975 to the here-and-now. Qui Nguyen gets up close and personal to tell the story that led to … Qui Nguyen.

An $80 package to see all four readings and Theatre Movement Bazaar's Big Shot: A.K.A. This is not The Godfather (in the Nicholas Studio) is available online, or by calling the Box Office at (714) 708-5555. This package is available to SCR Super Subscribers for $70—only by phone.

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Qui Nguyen is a playwright, screenwriter and co-founder of the OBIE Award-winning Vampire Cowboys of NYC. Scripts include War is F**king Awesome, She Kills Monsters, Krunk Fu Battle Battle, Trial By Water, Aliens Versus Cheerleaders, Soul Samurai, Alice in Slasherland, Fight Girl Battle World and Living Dead in Denmark. Recent honors include being a 2014 Sundance Institute/Time Warner Fellow, a 2014 McCarter/Sallie B. Goodman Fellow, a 2013 Sundance Theatre Lab Fellow, a recipient of a 2013 AATE Distinguished Play Award (She Kills Monsters), a 2012 TCG Young Leader of Color and receiving 2012 and 2009 GLAAD Media Award nominations for his plays She Kills Monsters and Soul Samurai. He is a resident artist at New Dramatists, a core member of The Playwrights’ Center, an alumnus of Youngblood and a member of Ensemble Studio Theatre, The Ma-Yi Writers Lab and the Keen Company New Play Lab. For television, he's writes for the children's cartoon, “Peg+Cat” which is currently airing on PBS KIDS. His company, Vampire Cowboys, often credited for being the pioneers of "geek theatre," holds the unique distinction of being the first and currently only professional theatre organization to be officially sponsored by NY Comic Con. 

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