Poor Yella Rednecks
by ​​​Qui Nguyen
directed by ​​​May Adrales
Pacific Playwrights Festival
SEGERSTROM STAGE
April 20, 2018 - April 20, 2018

Shadows of their Vietnamese homeland haunt Tong and Quang’s attempts to settle in a foreign ​world called Arkansas. Married life is hard, especially for refugees​—and even harder when it turns out your first marriage isn’t over. An irreverent hip-hop take on the immigrant story.

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​Qui Nguyen ​is a playwright, screenwriter, and co-founder of the OBIE Award-winning Vampire Cowboys Theatre Company of NYC. His plays include Vietgone (2016 Harold and Mimi Steinberg/ATCA New Play Award, 2016 LADCC Tim Schmitt Award, 2016 Edward M. Kennedy Prize finalist); War is F**king Awesome (Frederick Loewe Award); She Kills Monsters (2014 AATE Distinguished Play Award, 2012 GLAAD Media Award nom); Soul Samurai (2009 GLAAD Media Award nom), and the critically acclaimed Vampire Cowboys shows: The Inexplicable Redemption of Agent G, Alice in Slasherland, Fight Girl Battle World, Men of Steel, Six Rounds of Vengeance, and Living Dead in Denmark. Recent awards include a 2016 Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Preschool Animated Program ("Peg+Cat") and a 2015 New York Community Trust Helen Merrill Playwriting Award. He is proud member of the WGA, The Dramatists Guild, The Playwrights Center, Ensemble Studio Theatre, and The Ma-Yi Writers Lab. He’s an alumni of New Dramatists and Youngblood. For television, he's written for PBS’s "Peg+Cat" and SYFY’s "Incorporated." Currently, he’s a screenwriter for Marvel Studios.

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