News + Reviews
We have just added an another performance of Vietgone on Saturday, April 4 at 4pm. Reserve here. There is an event on the West Back all weekend; leave ample time for parking!
More raves for Vietgone
“exciting, thought-provoking, and very modern new play” - Cherry & Spoon review.
“an important story to be told and it doesn’t hurt that it is a complete joy to watch” - Twin Cities Stages review.
“Huynh's Quang is vibrantly complex: intense, melancholy, funny, and sexy” - Minnesota Theater Love review.
"'Hamilton' meets Kendrick Lamar meets the Vietnam War...it's sublime" - Compendium review.
"A randy, rowdy good time"
Dominic Papatola of the Pioneer Press calls Vietgone "a smart, personal, politically astute piece of work that understands the tropes and traditions it’s messing with. Like all smart satire, it makes us laugh and it makes us think." Read the full review here.
"A funny, profane take on the Vietnamese experience"
Star Tribune says Vietgone “rides a wave of profane irreverence, sprawling storytelling, spiky humor, bald stereotypes and in the end a searing personal testament”. Read the review here.
April 10–30, 2017
JUST ADDED: Performance on Saturday, April 29 at 4PM!
“part rap musical, part romantic comedy, part bawdy sex comedy, part war story, and all engrossing” - Cherry and Spoon
By Qui Nguyen
Directed by Mark Valdez
Featuring Sun Mee Chomet, David Huynh, Meghan Kreidler, Flordelino Lagundino, and Sherwin Resurreccion
Sexy and hilarious, Vietgone chronicles the love story of acclaimed playwright Qui Nguyen's parents meeting in an Arkansas relocation camp after fleeing Vietnam during the fall of Saigon.
Wednesday - Friday at 7:30pm
Saturday at 4pm
Saturday at 8pm
Sunday at 2pm