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The Inexplicable Redemption Of Agent G - Full Length Play, Comedy

The Inexplicable Redemption Of Agent G

Qui Nguyen

Full Length Play, Comedy

3m, 2f

ISBN: 9780881455342

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Full Length Play


 “Qui Nguyen’s play is an ambitious entertainment about modern identity wrapped inside an exploitation drama about what used to be called the `inscrutable Orient’. It gleefully mocks countless movies. In an impressive feat, the Vampire Cowboys become serious without giving up any of their silliness. A Critic’s Pick!”Jason Zinoman, The New York Times    “In the schizophrenic, wonderful THE INEXPLICABLE REDEMPTION OF AGENT G, the comet at long last returns, drawing Nguyen into profound meta-theatrical self-examination. He can’t stay serious for long—insights alternate with dance battles and the Vampire Cowboys’ usual barrage of inside jokes. This confusion of gravities keeps the play fascinatingly off-balance: In its very wonkiness, we feel a playwright tearing himself apart to find his own first principles.   AGENT G completes Nguyen’s GOOK TRILOGY, an attempt (beginning with TRIAL BY WATER) at telling his cousin Hung’s story…   The result is funny and weird and eye-opening.”Helen Shaw, Time Out New York


3m, 2f

Qui Nguyen

Qui Nguyen

Qui Nguyen is a playwright, screenwriter, and co-founder of the OBIE Award-winning Vampire Cowboys Theatre Company of NYC. His plays include Vietgone (2016 Harold and Mimi Steinberg/ATCA New Play Award, 2016 LADCC Tim Schmitt Award, 2016 Edward M. Kennedy Prize finalist); War is F**king Awesome (Frederick Loewe Award); She Kills Monsters (2014 AATE Distinguished Play Award, 2012 GLAAD Media ... view full profile

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