The month of May is Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month! Originally a weeklong commemoration to mark the completion of the transcontinental railroad (the majority of which was laid by Chinese immigrants) and the first Japanese immigration to the United States. By the early 1990s, the month of May was officially designated Asian/Pacific […]
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This week would have marked the launch of the DCPA Theatre Company’s 2020/21 Season. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, plans have changed but we’re still feeling all the nostalgia for the excitement that comes with launching a new season. So enjoy this small taste of our 40 years of season openers.
Here’s why the creators of Vietgone think using an art form that didn’t fully exist in 1975 still makes for the perfect storytelling tool
”This is not a story about war. It is a story about falling in love.” ‘Vietgone’ opens the Theatre Company’s 40th season on Friday.
When you go your whole life never seeing yourself on screen, here’s how a comedy can make you weep with joy
When describing his play’s style, Nguyen says: “It’s as influenced by Quentin Tarantino as it is influenced by David Henry Hwang as it is influenced by Jay-Z.”
‘Vietgone’ is quirky, unconventional and even Brechtian. But what makes it most remarkable are its two uncommon protagonists
Chris Coleman today announced the cast and creative team for Vietgone, which will open not only his tenure as the DCPA Theatre Company’s new Artistic Director but also the company’s milestone 40th season in late August.
Five things we learned at ‘Perspectives’: Right now is a pretty good time for all of us to sit back and have a laugh together
Says Chris Coleman: ‘Qui Nguyen takes us on a journey through a very different America than most of us grew up with.’