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Produced in partnership with Oklahoma Contemporary

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Performances

*Ticket to this performance includes access to Opening Night party!

**Post-Show Discussion

 

Location

Te Ata Theater

Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center

11 NW 11th St. | Oklahoma City, OK 73103

FEBRUARY 29 - MARCH 9, 2024

Part cross-country road trip, part romantic comedy,

VIETGONE is an all-American love story about two very new Americans.

It’s 1975.

Saigon has fallen.

He lost his wife.

She lost her fiancé.

But now in a new land, they just might find each other. 

Press

New York Times: “CRITIC'S PICK! A raucous, immensely moving comedy."

 

The Guardian: “★★★★... A high-energy triumph. ”

The Chicago Sun-Times: “A stimulating story of love finding a way.”

Houston Chronicle: “A transformative theatrical experience.”

Twin City Pioneer Press: “An uproariously funny and ultimately powerful romantic comedy.”

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Nikki DiLoreto is a freelance director and Associate Director for SIX: The Musical. She is a creative leader, producer, and director with a passion for cultivating form defying stories with uniquely voiced artists.

As a director and associate director, Nikki has worked on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and on regional theater productions, including the recent Tony-nominated Broadway revival of KISS ME, KATE and Pulitzer Prize finalist SOFT POWER.

 

Nikki has trained with some of the greatest American theatre artists including Leigh Silverman, Scott Ellis, Sam Pinkleton, David Henry Hwang, Martyna Majok, and Jeanine Tesori. She is a SDC Associate Member, an alum of Fresh Ground Pepper’s Playground Playgroup, a recipient of the Barn Arts Collective Residency, Williamstown Theatre Festival Directing Corps, a participant in the SDCF Observership Program, and received her BFA from Boston University and Master’s from USC in Arts Leadership and Creative Producing.While Nikki works on a great variety of genres in theaters across the nation, she is particularly dedicated to the continued development of new work and the new play & musical development process. She currently resides in Los Angeles and New York, and works around the country. 

About The Director

CAST

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Daniel May 

Quang

Amanda Le Nguyen

Tong

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Zion Jang

Nhan/Khue/
Asian Guy/
American Guy

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Jenelle Chu

Huong/Thu
Translator/Flower Girl/Asian Girl/American Girl

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Ashley J. Mandanas

Playwright/Giai/
Bobby/Captain Chambers/
Redneck Biker/Hippie Dude

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Keely Anders

Ensemble

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U/S for Amanda Nguyen and Jenelle Chu

 

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Alex Ngo

Ensemble
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U/S for Daniel May, Zion Jang, & Ashley J. Mandanas

CREATIVE

Qui Nguyen
Playwright

Nikki DiLoreto
Director

Edward T. Morris
Scenic/Projection Design

Hui Cha Poos
Movement Director

Yuanting Zhao 

Costume Design

Megumi Katayama

Sound Design

Venus Gulbranson
Lighting Design

Amanda Schnake
Props Manager

David Pilchman
Production Manager

Kris Kuss
Intimacy Coordinator

Tony Tee
Hip Hop Coach

Natalia Duong
Language Consultant

James Lanius
Projection Engineer

Alison Greene
Stage Manager

This production of VIETGONE is supported by Inasmuch Foundation, Oklahoma City Community Foundation's Culture & Community iFund, Oklahoma Arts Council, Robinson Park, and Omega Investments, LLC.

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