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Monday, March 25, 2024

“The Great Leap” Spins US/China Dreams on Hardwood—at Center REP  by Hamilton Nguyen

Millennial Notes Lauren Yee Scores Big with Basketball Comedy by Hamilton Nguyen Inspired by a young San Francisco Chinatown basketball player, “The Great Leap” blends sports, family, an…

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Wednesday, March 6, 2024

“Dirty White Teslas Make Me Sad” Bursts S.F. Dreams—at Magic by Hamilton Nguyen

Millennial Notes Ashley Smiley Unravels the City’s Gentrification Nightmare by Hamilton Nguyen Playwright Ashley Smiley reveals her touching vision of what is happening to her beloved City…

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Monday, February 5, 2024

“My Home on the Moon” Mingles Comedy, AI, & Pho—at S.F. Playhouse by Hamilton Nguyen

Millennial Notes Minna Lee’s Magical Tale Explores Tradition & Tech Fantasy by Hamilton Nguyen Minna Lee’s “My Home on The Moon” masterfully weaves magic and AI into the tale of …

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Sunday, May 7, 2023

“The Producers” Soars with Spectacular Satire & Song–at Hillbarn by Hamilton Nguyen

Millennial Notes  Mel Brooks Exposes Taxes & Tricks in Musical Comedy by Hamilton Nguyen “The Producers” imagines a Dynamic Duo trying to manipulate IRS rules to make money on a big…

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Friday, April 28, 2023

“Poor Yella Rednecks” Sprinkles Slang & Spice in Viet Struggle –at ACT by Hamilton Nguyen

Millennial Notes Qui Nguyen Honors Both Tradition & Pop Culture  by Hamilton Nguyen Using neon-lit sets, rap music, and country lingo, “Poor Yella Rednecks: Vietgone 2” tells the st…

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Monday, April 10, 2023

“Is God Is” Re-Ignites American Horrors–at Oakland by Hamilton Nguyen

Millennial Notes Aleshea Harris Exposes Deep Wounds of Race War by Hamilton Nguyen At Oakland Theater Project, “Is God Is” by Aleshea Harris shows us two kinds of people–those who fixa…

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Wednesday, March 22, 2023

“Pride and Prejudice, The Musical” Enchants with Sass & Satire—at Ross Valley by Hamilton Nguyen

Millennial Notes Brown & Abrams Update Austen’s Country Club Rom-Com by Hamilton Nguyen “Pride and Prejudice, The Musical” reminds us that arrogance and prejudice infect us all, re…

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Thursday, March 9, 2023

“Tea Party” Brews Up a Cup of America—at The Strand by Hamilton Nguyen

Millennial Notes Gordon Dahlquist Reminds US about Revolutionary History by Hamilton Nguyen Using recent political outrages and straight-forward language, “Tea Party” touches on history,…

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Sunday, March 5, 2023

“Fun Home” Seduces with Strong Songs & Sultry Sass—at Berkeley Playhouse by Hamilton Nguyen

Millennial Notes Alison Bechdel Shares Her Sexuality & Emotions by Hamilton Nguyen Alison Bechdel’s tragicomic “Fun Home,” directed by William Thomas Hodgson, zips from one girl’…

SOURCE: Theatrius at 09:27PM
Monday, June 17, 2019

“Action Hero” Crashes Comedy Barriers, at Theatre Rhino, S.F by Hamilton Nguyen

Millennial Notes John Fisher Exposes Hollywood Horrors by Hamilton Nguyen John Fisher’s fresh new play “Action Hero” smashes the rosy view of California and Hollywood. The witty play h…

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

“Supremacy” Touches Our Hearts & Souls, at Exit Theatre, S.F by Hamilton Nguyen

Millennial Notes Jason Mendez Exposes America’s Self-Harm by Hamilton Nguyen Jason Mendez’s forward-looking super-hero story “Supremacy” examines America’s dark, open secret—raci…

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Friday, April 12, 2019

“Adiós Mamá Carlota” Conjures Deluded Empress, at The Stage, San Jose by Hamilton Nguyen

Millennial Notes Luis Valdez Envisions Elusive Mexican Her-Story by Hamilton Nguyen In surprising flashbacks, we lose ourselves in Empress Carlotta’s rocky two-year reign as Empress of Mex…

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Saturday, March 23, 2019

“Sojourn” Takes Us to Unexpected Places, at Pear, Mountain View by Hamilton Nguyen

Millennial Notes Evan Kokkila-Schumacher Explores Interstellar Ideas by Hamilton Nguyen Surprising and expansive, “Sojourn” explores the challenges of deep space research. As humanity’…

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Friday, March 8, 2019

“Brooklyn Bridge” Builds Family from Strangers, at Town Hall, Lafayette by Hamilton Nguyen

Millennial Notes Melissa James Gibson Imagines a Loving Neighborhood by Hamilton Nguyen Melissa James Gibson’s heart-warming “Brooklyn Bridge” illustrates the beauty of a diverse commu…

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Saturday, February 23, 2019

Hamilton Nguyen by Hamilton Nguyen

Hamilton Nguyen graduated from Saint Mary’s College of California with a Bachelor’s in Finance, and he works in real estate finance. He eagerly consumes books, movies, radio (recent 88.5…

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Thursday, February 14, 2019

“Honky”—A Comic Roller-Coaster Ride, at Role Players, Danville by Hamilton Nguyen

Millennial Notes Greg Kalleres Confronts Mad Men, Race, & Sneakers by Hamilton Nguyen Feelings of sadness and anger swell up when a teenager is killed for his shoes. A gunshot ends an in…

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