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RUBY SLIPPERS THEATRE

we the same

WRITTEN BY SANGEETA WYLIE
DIRECTED BY DIANE BROWN & PATRICIA TRINH

03

NOV

to

07

NOV

World Premiere

Inspired by a true story…

In 1979, a Vietnamese family flee Saigon by boat, enduring pirate attacks, typhoons, shipwreck and starvation. Forty years later, a mother finally shares their tale with her daughter. A multicultural journey through reality, fantasy, and the supernatural utilizing ritual dance, shadow play, live music, and animation.

Trigger Warning: Implied Sexual Violence.
Special Thanks: To the Truong Family for sharing their story.

Solo Party (one viewer): $29.00
Bubble Party (two viewers in a household): $58.00

NOV 3–6: 7:30pm PDT
NOV
6: 2:00pm PDT
NOV 7: 12:00pm PST

This show will be live-streamed from The Cultch 

Written by Sangeeta Wylie
Directed by Diane Brown and Assistant Director Patricia Trinh 
Cultural Consultants Stella Nhung Davis and Tammy Le-Son
Production Manager Mimi Abrahams
Set Designer Kimira Reddy
Videographer Cameron Anderson
Lighting Designer Sophie Tang
Sound Designer Matthias Falvai
Visual Design by Shanghan Chien, Chimerik Collective
Live Musical Composer Vi An Diep
Choreography by Shanny Rann
Costume Designer Melicia Zaini
Puppets Created by Mark Parlett and Jamie Skidmore
Stage Manager Susan D Currie
Assistant Stage Manager Taylor MacKinnon
Dramaturge Amy Strilchuk
Dramaturge Rachel Ditor

Featuring
Elizabeth Thai
Grace Le
Christopher Lam
Brandy Le
Quynh Mi
Khaira Ledeyo

There will be a virtual post-show talkback on Zoom after every performance. Ticket holders will be sent a link to join.

Our Cultch Connects program provides free tickets for families, community groups, artists, and others who might not be able to otherwise experience our shows. If you would like to learn more about how to access Cultch Connects tickets, please reach out to outreach@thecultch.com.

The playwright will be making contributions to Red Cross for Global Covid Relief and to Elizabeth F Precious Foundation, which does cleft lip and palate work in Vietnam.

Want to pair delicious, authentic Vietnamese cuisine with this world premiere?

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The Anh and Chi Ticket Package includes one discounted livestream ticket and a $50 gift card to Anh and Chi!