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American Conservatory Theater

Poor Yella Rednecks: Vietgone Part 2—Canceled

June 4–28
The Geary Theater

Courtesy of A.C.T.

Updated March 20, 2020: The remaining two productions in the 2019/20 Season, Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show and Qui Nguyen’s Poor Yella Rednecks: Vietgone Part 2—in addition to any in-person training and education programs through June, as well as special events—have been canceled. 

Playwright Qui Nguyen returns to A.C.T. for the second chapter in his hip-hop trilogy about a Vietnamese family who swap war-torn Saigon for rural ’70s Arkansas. Lovers Tong and Quang are now married, but with low-wage jobs, a son struggling with English and rumors of old flames, the challenges are only beginning. Funny, invigorating and subversive, Poor Yella Rednecks confirms Nguyen as a groundbreaking playwright of the new American story.

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