The Rise and Fall of The United States of Asian America

British Columbia, The Near Future. After an earthquake levels much of California, its Asian American refugees migrate to Canada, then declare independence as a homeland for everyone of Asian/Pacific Islander descent. What could possibly go wrong? 


Second Reading 

2nd Generation, NYC
February, 2009

First Reading 

Ma-Yi Theater, New York, NY
November, 2008


Ralph Pena



Qui Nguyen


5M / 5F


The first full-length I ever wrote after a stint in sketch and improv comedy. It's basically a knockdown of Asian American family dramas coupled with a dystopian future (and the disembodied head of George Takei). One of these days I might get around to revising it completely since my views of Asian American politics must have changed drastically since I started playwriting.