Photography: Dante Kim
19 Jun - 13 Jul 2019
Mai is impulsive, intelligent, independent and growing up fast. As well as realising from a young age that her family are nursing deep wounds and secrets, she also has to navigate her dual identity as a second generation immigrant.
Having escaped war-torn Vietnam, her family’s individual journeys and memories have left scars that Mai was too young to understand. Embracing their silence, Mai’s camera becomes a conduit through which her journey of discovery begins.
Summer Rolls by critically-acclaimed actress Tuyen Do (National Theatre’s The Great Wave) is a sweeping family saga that examines the Nguyen family’s life in Britain. This marks a seminal moment as the first British Vietnamese play to be staged in the United Kingdom.
Writer | Tuyen Do
Director | Kristine Landon-Smith
Set & Costume Designer | Moi Tran
Producer L Tuyet Van Huynh
Sound Designer | Nicola Chang
Lighting Designer | Jessica Hung Han Yun
Assistant Director | Charlotte Everest
Assistant Producer | Zhui Ning Chang
Stage Manager | Natalie Wong
Production Manager | Dan Gosselin