Performance

Cambodian Rock Band

February 4 – March 8, 2020
7:30 – 2PM

Guitars tuned. Mic checked. Get ready to rock! This darkly funny, electric new play with music tells the story of a Khmer Rouge survivor returning to Cambodia for the first time in thirty years, as his daughter prepares to prosecute one of Cambodia’s most infamous war criminals. Backed by a live band playing contemporary Dengue Fever hits and classic Cambodian oldies, this thrilling story toggles back and forth in time as father and daughter face the music of the past. Directed by Chay Yew, the New York premiere of this intimate rock epic about family secrets is set against a dark chapter of Cambodian history. It launches Steinberg Award-winning playwright Lauren Yee’s Residency 5.

Cast:
Francis Jue, Abraham Kim, Jane Lui, Joe Ngo, Courtney Reed, Moses Villarama

Creative:
Scenic Design Takeshi Kata
Costume Design Linda Cho
Lighting Design David Weiner
Projection Design Luke Norby
Sound Design Mikhail Fiksel
Music Supervision Matt MacNelly
Fight Director Unkle Dave’s Fight-House
Production Stage Manager Charles M. Turner III
Casting Caparelliotis Casting

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