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WAR IS F**KING AWESOME
by Qui Nguyen & music by Shane Rettig
with director Liesl Tommy

A politically incorrect action-comedy following the adventures of Unity Spencer, a young colonial girl who has been imbued with immortality and powers to defend the US against all enemies. Used as the America's secret weapon, she finds herself fighting in every American conflict from the American Revolution to present day and onward.

Pics from the WAR IS F**KING AWESOME workshop production
at Ohio University (May 2012):
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FIVE DAYS TILL SATURDAY
by Qui Nguyen

Originally commissioned by NYU to create a show using the "Joint Stock Model" made famous by Caryl Churchill, Qui along with director May created a piece focusing on 3 rare mental syndromes (Alien Arm, Sleeping Beauty, & Face Blindness).

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vg VIETGONE 2
by Qui Nguyen; directed by May Adrales
commissioned by South Coast Rep & Manhattan Theatre Club


The second part of the Vietgone Saga.

Using his irreverent and distinct pop-culture style, Qui weaves the second chapter of his parent's love story as they transition from refugees to new citizens in the land of Arkansas and their first years of marriage where past ghosts will haunt them.

KIEU
by Qui Nguyen

A modern and adventurous adaptation of Vietnam's epic national poem, THE TALE OF KIEU, about a young girl who was tricked into slavery and her fight to get her life back.

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