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The Commencement Of William Tan By Don X. Nguyen (5+6+7)


  • YALE CABARET THEATER 217 Park Street New Haven, CT, 06511 United States (map)
William Tan has high school life figured out. He's the star athlete, dates the girl of his dreams, and rides around in the flashiest car. But when a race war sparks between his white best friend and a Vietnamese childhood friend, William faces an inescapable question: What's the difference between being American and Chinese-American? Set on the backdrop of a midwestern town in the 90s, this show explores how identity, acceptance, and assimilation continues to redefine what it means to be American.