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Visibly Nervous, Trieu Tran Stiffly Gesticulates and Shouts His Way Through “Uncle Ho to Uncle Sam”

We all have stories of trials and tribulations of growing up. It’s not often easy, especially for people in minority groups or countries in turmoil. Trieu Tran and Robert Egan have developed the story of Mr. Tran’s journey from war-torn Vietnam to America into the one-man show Uncle Ho to Uncle Sam, directed by Egan… Read More ›

PlayMakers Rep’s Engaging “Uncle Ho to Uncle Sam” Is a Tale of Two Uncles (or Is It Three?)

Every good work of art engages its audience with a story. The better ones have the ability to convey universal truths through their own particular details. PlayMakers Repertory Company’s 2015-16 season-opening PRC2 presentation of Uncle Ho to Uncle Sam is one such work. While we see but one performer, this is a two-man show. It… Read More ›

Trieu Tran co-wrote and stars in "Uncle Ho to Uncle Sam" (photo by Craig Schwartz courtesy the Center Theatre Group)

“Uncle Ho to Uncle Sam” Is Trieu Tran’s Personal Tale of a Haunting Search for Sanctuary

PlayMakers Repertory Company will kick off its 2015-16 season with a provocative PRC2 production of Uncle Ho to Uncle Sam, co-written and performed by Trieu Tran and co-written and directed by Robert Egan, on Aug. 26-30 in the Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Center for Dramatic Art…. Read More ›