Melody Butiu, Glenn Morizio, Brian Lee Huynh in Vietgone. Photo by AdamsVisCom.

Looking back on Theatre Company season openers through the years

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.

What is the role of the rap and the rhymes in ‘Vietgone’?

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

Video, photos: Your first look at ‘Vietgone’

”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.

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‘Vietgone’: Not just another war story

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.”

What is ‘Vietgone’? Above all, ‘a heart-expanding love story’

‘Vietgone’ is quirky, unconventional and even Brechtian. But what makes it most remarkable are its two uncommon protagonists

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Denver Center’s Coleman, Sueko announce cast for ‘Vietgone’

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.

‘Human Error’ playwright on comedy as a way of confronting our problems

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

Deeper dive: Your first look at ‘Vietgone’

Says Chris Coleman: ‘Qui Nguyen takes us on a journey through a very different America than most of us grew up with.’

2018-19 DCPA Theatre Company season: In with the old … and the new

Chris Coleman’s 40th anniversary season will include two world premieres, Tolstoy and an African-American Oklahoma!