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October 4 – November 3, 2019

  • By Qui Nguyen

  • Original Music by Shane Rettig

  • Directed by Desdemona Chiang

  • Neuhaus Theatre

  • Age Recommendation: Age 14 and up.

  • #AlleyVietgone


It’s 1975. Saigon has fallen. He lost his wife. She lost her fiancé. But now in America, a strange new land of cowboys, hippies, and bikers, these two Vietnamese refugees just might find each other. Remixing history and culture into a funny and energetic fantasia, playwright Qui Nguyen creates a contemporary twist on the boy meets girl story that The New York Times hails as “a raucous, immensely moving comedy.” Using his irreverent, infectious style, Nguyen takes audiences on a hilariously rip-roaring ride across 1970s America with a hot soundtrack that serves up hip-hop, sass, and revolution.  

What the critics are saying: 
“A raucous, immensely moving comedy with jazzy comic performances... Qui Nguyen is clearly a playwright with an inventive mind.” – The New York Times 
“A wildly fun, imaginative production, wonderfully staged and hilarious!” – The Hollywood Reporter 

Join us for programs that connect you with other theatre lovers, our artists, and what is on stage in a whole new way:
October 6: Designer Talk
October 6: Captioned Performance
October 12: Alley in Context
October 15: Alley in Context

Vietgone is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French Inc., a Concord Theatricals Company. 


Honorary Producers

Creative Team

Qui Nguyen


Desdemona Chiang


Adil Mansoor

Assistant Director

Junghyun Georgia Lee

Scenic Design

Valérie Thérèse Bart

Costume Design

Lap Chi Chu

Lighting Design

Elisheba Ittoop

Sound Design

Victoria Beauray Sagady

Projection Designer

Adam Noble

Fight Director and Intimacy Consultant


Rap Consultant, Music Director

McCorkle Casting LTD.

New York Casting

Emily Bohannan

Assistant Stage Manager