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Qui Nguyen Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Fight Director
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Fight Director/Coordinator



Qui Nguyen Movies

Raya and the Last Dragon
[ 2021 ] writer
Strange World
[ 2022 ] writer
She Kills Monsters
[ 2022 ] writer

Qui Nguyen Awards and Nominations

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2017 - John Gassner Award

Qui Nguyen, Vietgone

The Lortels - 2017 - Outstanding Play

Qui Nguyen, Vietgone

IT Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Choreography/Movement

Qui NguyenFight Girl Battle World

IT Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Choreography/Movement

Qui Nguyen(RUS)H

IT Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Full-Length Script

Qui NguyenFight Girl Battle World

IT Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Choreography/Movement

Qui NguyenThe Kung Fu Importance of Being Earnest

Qui Nguyen Videos

Qui Nguyen News

Listen: Playwrights Horizons Presents YOU CAN'T HIDE FROM YOURSELF as Part of Soundstage Podcast

Playwrights Horizons will present Erin Courtney’s You Can’t Hide from Yourself, directed by Kate Bergstrom—the latest episode of Soundstage. Listen now!

Two World Premieres & More Set for Center REP 24-25 Season

Center Repertory Company has unveiled its 57th season—an extraordinary lineup of six works to be presented September 2024 through June 2025. See full programming and learn how to purchase tickets.

Center REP Announces ARSENIC AND OLD LACE And More for 2024-25 Season Including World Premieres & More

Discover the upcoming 2024-25 season at CENTER REPERTORY COMPANY, featuring two World Premieres, a queer interpretation of a classic, and an EGOT winner's fireside chat. Also, learn about their new audience initiatives.

Tony Shalhoub, BD Wong & More to Star in WHAT BECAME OF US World Premiere

Atlantic Theater Company has revealed the initial casting for the world premiere of What Became of Us, written by Shayan Lotfi. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets.

Finalists Announced For 2024 Steinberg�"ATCA New Play Award

Learn about the finalists for the 2024 Steinberg-ATCA New Play Award, announced by the American Theatre Critics Association.

Vangeline Theater/New York Butoh Institute to Present SCREEN TEST Benefit Screening

Vangeline Theater/New York Butoh Institute will present Screen Test, a benefit screening celebrating the 15th anniversary of the award winning production, part of Wild Project's March 2024 programming. Learn how to purchase tickets.

TheatreSquared Presents CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND By Lauren Yee

Biting humor and epic rock collide in TheatreSquared's 'Cambodian Rock Band' - A gripping journey through time and family legacies.

Art Lab Productions Will Bring SHE KILLS MONSTERS to Theatre Row

Art Lab Productions will present She Kills Monsters at Theatre Row from February 29 to March 3. Learn more about the production here!

WAM Theatre Unveils 15th Anniversary Season

​WAM Theatre has unveiled its 2024 season centering new paths and brave futures, through four innovative theatrical stories and a special 15th Anniversary Benefit.

Ma-Yi Theater Company Welcomes New Writer in Residence and 2024 Writers Lab Cohort

Ma-Yi Theater Company has announced that Lisa Sanaye Dring has been awarded a 2024 Tow Foundation Playwright Residency. Ma-Yi has also announced the 2024 Ma-Yi Writers Lab cohort, which is the largest collective of AANHPI playwrights in the country.

Kristolyn Lloyd, Leland Fowler & More to Star in Suzan-Lori Parks' SALLY & TOM at The Public Theater

The Public Theater has revealed the complete cast for the New York premiere of SALLY & TOM, a bold new dramedy written by Pulitzer Prize winner and Public Theater Writer-in-Residence Suzan-Lori Parks and directed by Steve H. Broadnax III.

Previews: SHE KILLS MONSTERS at ThinkTank Theatre

Set in 1995 with music and references to the 1990s aplenty, the play is about Agnes Evens grieving the unexpected loss of her sister, Tilly. Though the siblings weren't especially close, a notebook containing a D&D game scenario her sister created helps Agnes discover things about Tilly that she never knew.

ThinkTank Theatre's SHE KILLS MONSTERS By Qui Nguyen Opens This Friday January 12th

ThinkTank Theatre’s She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen opens this Friday, January 12th. Don't miss this hilarious and heartfelt production running from January 11th-21st at Stageworks Theatre.

ThinkTank Theatre To Present SHE KILLS MONSTERS By Qui Nguyen

​​​​​​​ThinkTank Theatre will present She Kills Monsters, written by Qui Nguyen and directed by Katie Calahan. The production runs January 11th-21st, 2024 and is presented at Stageworks Theatre. Those interested are invited to join us for the Opening Night Celebration on Friday, January 12th at 7:30pm for some fun Cosplay, an after-show toast and yummies and some fun Preshow D&D Festivities.

Manhattan Theatre Club Appoints Nicki Hunter as Associate Artistic Director

Learn about the recent appointment of Nicki Hunter as the Associate Artistic Director at Manhattan Theatre Club. Discover how this addition will contribute to the future of the renowned theater company and its upcoming productions.

Interview: POOR YELLA REDNECKS' Ben Levin Discusses Diverse Storytelling, Representation & Why This Show is a Dream Come True

In BroadwayWorld's interview, actor Ben Levin talks about his role in POOR YELLA REDNECKS at Manhattan Theatre Club, and shares what audiences can expect from the show - a roller coaster ride of heartfelt moments, rap, kung fu, and more.

SCR Managing Director Paula Tomei Will Step Down After 44 Years

South Coast Repertory announced that Managing Director Paula Tomei will step down at the end of the current season—SCR's 60th and her 44th, with the last 30 years serving as managing director.

POOR YELLA REDNECKS Extended Through Early December at MTC

Manhattan Theatre Club will present a one-week extension for the New York premiere of Poor Yella Rednecks, written by Qui Nguyen. Learn how to purchase tickets!

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of POOR YELLA REDNECKS at MTC

Take a look at the star-studded opening night of POOR YELLA REDNECKS at MTC.

Review Roundup: POOR YELLA REDNECKS at Manhattan Theatre Club

Manhattan Theatre Club is presenting the New York premiere of Poor Yella Rednecks, written by Qui Nguyen (Vietgone, Raya and The Last Dragon) and directed by May Adrales (Vietgone, Golden Shield), read reviews for the production!


How many shows has Qui Nguyen written?

Qui Nguyen has written 2 shows including Vietgone (Writer), Poor Yella Rednecks (Playwright).

What awards has Qui Nguyen been nominated for?

Qui Nguyen has been nominated for several awards, including the John Gassner Award (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Vietgone, Outstanding Play (The Lortels) for Vietgone, Outstanding Choreography/Movement (IT Awards) for Fight Girl Battle World, Outstanding Choreography/Movement (IT Awards) for (RUS)H, Outstanding Full-Length Script (IT Awards) for Fight Girl Battle World, and Outstanding Choreography/Movement (IT Awards) for The Kung Fu Importance of Being Earnest.

What awards has Qui Nguyen won?

Qui Nguyen has won the Outstanding Choreography/Movement award at the IT Awards for Fight Girl Battle World.

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