Binh H. Nguyen

Articles by Binh H. Nguyen

Fearless, joyous, reptilian

Lizard Boy at Diversionary Theatre

Diversionary Theatre ushers in its 31st season with the San Diego premiere of Justin Huertas’s “comic book musical fantasy.” Mt. St. Helens erupts and drama ensues. A dragon emerged from the lava. Its blood spews ...

SD Fringe: T.S. Eliot: A New Musical and The Feathered Serpent

Ideas ignited

T.S. Eliot: A New Musical American National Theater’s musical is a bold, provocative assessment of one of the 20th Century’s greatest poets. The subject of T.S. Eliot’s gay sexuality, in light of his poems, is ...

SD Fringe: The Scam and Second Chances for Grace

Trust in the Word, in love with the Word

The Scam What’s the deal with the boulder in the center of Yo Mama’s Got Drama Theatre Company’s stage? That’s one of the questions a person would ask upon entering Christopher R’s theater-of-the-absurd play. Two ...

Potent punch

The Boy Who Danced on Air at Diversionary Theater

A man steps onto a partially lit stage to narrate the story. Behind him, projected onto a scrim, another man zips up the back of a dress for a young boy. In Afghanistan, there’s a ...

Summit City, Arizona, 1895

Rope: the Musical at Tenth Avenue Arts Center

“There are two types of stories: one where the protagonist leaves town; the other, when she arrives,” playwright/librettist Mark Sickman preps the audience. “An example of ‘leaving’ is Huckleberry Finn, while Streetcar Named Desire and ...

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