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Man. Kind.

April 9 – July 4, 2021

  • By Don X. Nguyen

  • Directed by Brandon Weinbrenner

  • Short Play – Alley All New Alumni 

  • Run Time: 16 minutes


A cave man on a plateau. He invents fire. A cavewoman arrives. She invented fire yesterday. She wants his help. But he knows bad things happen when people start to band together. This short play reunites playwright Don X. Nguyen and director Brandon Weinbrenner following the reading of The Supreme Leader (Alley All New Festival 2019).


Watch the video interview of Playwright Don X. Nguyen with Alley Theatre Director of New Work Liz Frankel.

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Creative Team

Don X. Nguyen


Erica Griese

Costume Design

Erica Griese

Costume Design

Kevin Rigdon

Lighting Design

Bradley Jay Gowers

Sound Design

Victoria Beauray Sagady

Director of Photography and Editor

Emily Bohannan

Assistant Director

Rebecca R.D. Hamlin

Assistant Director

The Cast