Arts in Context

A Girl Named Sue

Season 8 Episode 2 | 26m 48s

A Girl Named Sue is a play about unexpected love. Focusing on a young Vietnamese-American woman, the play explores issues between Asian and Black communities in America, as well as the generational and cultural tension of growing up with refugee parents. Playwright Christine Hoang pulled from her most personal experiences to write a universal story of identity, love, and community.

Aired: 10/12/17

Rating: NR

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