L.A. Giveaway: Opening Night of ‘Christmas in Hanoi’ at East West Players

UPDATE 2/13/2013: Congrats to Jacqueline Wu!

So here’s the deal. I’m on the Board of East West Players (EWP), the largest producing organization of Asian American artistic work and the longest running professional theater of color in the country. Since I’ve been on the Board, I’ve tried to attend every Opening Night of EWP’s mainstage performances.

This time, I’ve saved a pair of tickets for the opening of Christmas in Hanoi by Eddie Borey and directed by Jeff Liu. A lucky 8Asians reader and a friend will be my personal guests at the upcoming opening of this world premiere play. As with most EWP Opening Night performances, it includes pre-show hosted bar & post-show reception with cast and crew. Who knows… maybe you’ll even see your favorite Asian American actor in the audience?!


About the production:
February 7 – March 10, 2013

A mixed-race family returns to Vietnam for the first time since the war. One year after the death of their strong-willed mother, siblings Winnie and Lou travel with their Irish Catholic father and Vietnamese grandfather to re-connect with their roots. Whether they embrace that past or reject it, they are haunted by their own family’s ghosts and by the phantoms of Vietnam’s long history.

CHRISTMAS IN HANOI is the Winner of the East West Players Face of the Future Playwriting Competition.

Featuring: Joseph Daugherty, Elyse Dinh, Michael Krawic, Elizabeth Liang, and Long Nguyen.

In association with Multiracial Americans of Southern California and Vietnamese American Arts & Letters Association.

Set Designer Francois-Pierre Couture
Lighting Designer Jeremy Pivnick
Costume Desinger Ivy Chou
Sound Designer John Zalewski
Property Master Tesshi Nakagawa
Stage Manager Maya Rodgers

Preview Performances Thursday, February 7 – Saturday, February 9 at 8pm and Sunday, February 10 at 2pm
Opening Night Wednesday, February 13, 2013, $60 all seats. Includes pre-show hosted bar & post-show reception with cast and crew.

Performance Run:
Wed-Thurs at 8pm Balcony $26/Orchestra $31
Fri-Sat at 8pm Balcony $31/Orchestra $36
Sun at 2pm Balcony $31/Orchestra $36
*$4 per ticket handling fee on all regular ticket purchases.

Running Time: 2 hours with a 15 minute intermission.

For more information visit www.EastWestPlayers.org

Joz is giving one lucky 8Asians reader a chance to win a pair of tickets to the East West Players Opening Night Performance of Christmas in Hanoi!

Ok, ok, so you think you’re ready to enter? Read on!

What could you win from 8Asians, East West Players and Joz?
One (1) winner will be selected by Joz to win a pair of orchestra seat tickets to the East West Players’ Opening Night Performance of Christmas in Hanoi on Wednesday, February 13, 2013. (Value $120)

Hurry, this contest closes soon!
One entry per person, please.

How do you enter?
1) Follow 8Asians on Twitter!

2) Follow East West Players and jozjozjoz on Twitter!

3) Fill out the form below:
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Why do I have to fill out this form? We’re just trying to capture all the info needed to fulfill the prizes faster.

Can I enter more than once? No! Why you being so greedy?!

Prizes courtesy of: 8Asians.com, East West Players and Jocelyn “Joz” Wang

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