THE STORY: Winnie Ganley and her family are traveling to Vietnam, her late mother’s birth country, during Christmas. Her Irish-American father is drinking too much, her Vietnamese grandfather is coming to believe his grandchildren are too assimilated, and her brother is seeing ghosts. As Winnie tries to uncover the real reason her father and grandfather have decided to make the trip, she—and the rest of her family—try to make peace with the past, with each other, and with themselves.
“CHRISTMAS IN HANOI gives audiences a glimpse into lives and cultures not often represented on our mainstream stages. Fascinating, elucidating, emotionally engaging, and ultimately quite touching, Borey’s play gives Vietnamese-Americans a voice in American theater…” —StageSceneLA
“…rich with emotion and mystery.” —Los Angeles Times
“…thought-provoking and entertaining.” —Stage and Cinema