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Asian American, Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander Heritage Month at the DCPA

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 […]

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.”

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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.