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ALICE IN SLASHERLAND
Horror Comedy - 3F, 3M

When young Lewis accidentally resurrects the soul of a brutally slain girl named Alice, he unwittingly unleashes a literal hell on Earth. Now it's up to Lewis and his newly undead companion along with her trash-talking demonic teddy bear and his longtime crush Margaret to save the world.
2010 ITBA AWARD nom for Best Play
"Gleefully Silly! Action-packed! A sly, self-referential comedy!"
- THE NEW YORK TIMES
"A witty script that parodies the slasher film genre even as it crafts an engaging action/adventure tale!" - THEATERMANIA
"Theatrical Brilliance! A Critic's Pick!" - TIMEOUT NY

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FIGHT GIRL BATTLE WORLD
Sci-Fi Comedy - 5F, 4M

E-V, the last human female in all the known galaxies, along with the help of her rag-tag team of an ex-military general, a feisty spaceship pilot, and one very sarcastic robot sidekick, quests to find the last human male before he is destroyed by alien forces.
2008 NY INNOVATIVE THEATRE AWARD Nom for Best Production
"Theater for Sci-Fi Nerds!" - THE NEW YORK TIMES
"A delicious intergalactic space ride!" - THEATERMANIA


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THE INEXPLICABLE REDEMPTION OF AGENT G
Meta-Comedy -2F, 3M

When playwright Qui Nguyen refuses to finish his "Gook Story Trilogy", his main character kidnaps him and forces him to pen the story he's been avoiding 10 years to finish in this hysterical metatheatrical ride filled with racist puppets, ninjas, and one very angry David Henry Hwang!
"Ambitious Entertainment! Impressive! A Critic's Pick!"
- THE NEW YORK TIMES
"Wonderful! Funny! Eye-Opening! A Critic's Pick!" - TIMEOUT NY
"Inexplicably Great!" - NYTHEATRE.COM


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KRUNK FU BATTLE BATTLE
Hip-Hop Musical - 3F, 7M

When young Norman Lee accidentally offends the most notorious b-boy in Brooklyn's Chinatown, he finds himself in an all-out dance battle competition that will decide his fate as either a ballah or just straight-up busted. Along with his fast-talking sidekick Wingnut and his street-tough crush Sweet Cindy Chang, Norman must now learn how to groove or die trying. Originally commissioned by East West Players.
Book by Qui Nguyen, Lyrics by Beau Sia, and music by Marc Macalintal.
"High energy Hip-hop! Kinectic Eye Candy!" - LA TIMES
"Infectious Fun!" - VARIETY
"Fun! A Critic's Pick!" - BACKSTAGE

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LIVING DEAD IN DENMARK
A Shakespearean Zombie Comedy - 5F, 5M

Ophelia, Juliet, and Lady Macbeth are brought back from the dead to fight the undead! When the forces of magic led by the "Rightful King of Denmark", Titania, and "The 3 Weird Sisters" begin ravaging the land of living with their magical zombie army, it's up to Fortinbras' new all gurl fighting force to save humanity before it's too late.
2006 NY INNOVATIVE THEATRE AWARD Nom for Best Production
"Entertaining and raucous, occasionally crass, surprisingly moving, and entirely original! " - NYTHEATRE.COM
"A perfect storm of theater & horror geek obsessions!"
- TIMEOUT NY


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MEN OF STEEL
A Superhero Tragi-Comedy - 2F, 6M

Three interwoven tales of people with superpowers including the downfall of America’s beloved Captain Justice, the adventures of Brooklyn’s Los Hermanos Manos, and the tragic tale of an indestructible man, that ultimately collide inside the walls of a maximum security prison. A superhero story for adults.
2007 COMICCRITIQUE.COM CITATION
for Best Adaptation of Comics into Other Media
"Culturally Savvy Comedy!" - THE NEW YORK TIMES
"An exhilirating, mind-bending journey! Highly recommended!" - CHICAGO TRIBUNE


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SHE KILLS MONSTERS
A Dungeon & Dragons Comedy - 6F, 4M

Average Agnes is finally leaving her childhood home following the death of her sister Tilly. However when she stumbles upon Tilly’s Dungeons & Dragons notebook, Agnes embarks on an action-packed adventure to discover more about her geeky sibling than she previously cared to know. A heartwarming comedy about loss, bullies, and dragons!
2013 AATE DISTINGUISHED PLAY AWARD
2012 GLAAD AWARD nom
2012 ITBA PATRICK LEE AWARD
"It will slash and shapeshift its way into your heart! A Critic's Pick!
- THE NEW YORK TIMES
"Clever, funny, moving, and delightfully geeky! Nguyen is a refreshing, break-the-rules writer!" - CHICAGO TRIBUNE


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SOUL SAMURAI
An Action Drama - 2F, 3M

After avenging the death of her lover, a young samurai girl named Dewdrop along with her faithful sidekick Cert must now battle through a vampire-infested Brooklyn to make it back home to the L.E.S.
2009 GLAAD AWARD Nom for Outstanding Off-Broadway Theatre
"Explosively funny! A Critic's Pick!" - TIMEOUT NY
"Exhilirating! Side-splitting funny! Slyly intelligent!
- VILLAGE VOICE
"Theater at its best! A Critic's Pick!" - BACKSTAGE


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Drama - 2F, 3M

Hung and his brother are forced to flee a war-ridden Vietnam to America, however the unimaginable happens when the boat they are on breaks down in the middle of the China Sea. Now Hung must must fight to hold on to his humanity amid a desperate struggle for survival.
"This is tour de force theatre." - TIMEOUT NY
"A beautifully written script." - NEWCITY CHICAGO
"Brilliant. Haunting. Powerful." - SHOW BUSINESS WEEKLY
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ALIENS VERSUS CHEERLEADERS
Written for HS audiences - 6F, 4M, 4M/F

Welcome to Saint Valley High, where the girls are tough, the boys are smart, and the cheerleaders are the government's secret weapon against alien invaders! Follows the story of a young goth-girl Molly as she's recruited into this special fighting force against all that is extra-terrestrial! Originally commissioned by Keen Company and Playscripts.com for the Keen Teens Program.

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BIKE WRECK
Dark Comedy - 3M

A rooking to the world of Chinese food delivery
learns the rules of the game.
"Gritty pulp with philosophical depth" - TIMEOUT NY
"Funny and scary: a cautionary tale that pokes holes in our assumptions about ourselves and each other with panache, wit, and intelligence." - NYTHEATRE.COM


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