VietgoneReturnPlaywright Qui Nguyen Composer Shammy Dee Producer American Conservatory Theater [Website] Description Bold, vivid, and utterly fresh, Vietgone is an irreverent new comedy from one of American theater’s most innovative and lauded new playwrights. In this contemporary twist on the classic story of boy meets girl, three young Vietnamese immigrants leave their war-torn country for an eye-opening road trip across the bewildering and foreign landscape of 1970s America.
A vibrant mash-up of audacious language, pop-culture references, and kick-ass romance, Vietgone is an action-packed road trip that shifts gears instantaneously from hilarity to heart-wrenching drama. Running Time 2:30 Performers Jenelle Chu [Tong]
Stephen Hu [Nhan, Khue, Asian Guy, American Guy]
Cindy Im [Asian Girl, American Girl, Thu, Huong, Translator, Flower Girl]
James Seol [Quang]
Jomar Tagatac [Playwright, Giai, Bobby, Captain Chambers, Redneck Biker, Hippie Dude] Creative Staff Jaime Castañeda [Director]
Brian Bembridge [Scenic Designer]
Jessie Amoroso [Costume Designer]
Wen-Ling Liao [Lighting Designer]
Jake Rodriguez [Sound Designer]
Chris Lundahl [Projections Designer]
Shammy Dee [Composer - Play Score]
Jonathan Rider [Fight Choreographer]
ACT's Strand Theater
1127 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 Box Office: (415) 439-2228
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