Art by DC Scarpelli

Cambodian Rock Band

By Lauren Yee
Featuring Songs by Dengue Fever
Directed by Chay Yew

An ACT and 5th Avenue Theatre co-production of
A Signature Theatre Production
in association with Alley Theatre, Arena Stage, and Berkeley Repertory Theatre.

September 29-November 5, 2023
Run time: 2 hours 30 minutes, with one 15-minute intermission
Location: Falls Theatre

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“Good old rock ’n’ roll, Cambodian-style. Clap your hands, everybody, and sing along!”

The New York Times   

Guitars tuned. Mic checked. Get ready to rock! This darkly funny hit play with music tells the story of a Khmer Rouge survivor returning to Cambodia for the first time in thirty years, as his daughter prepares to prosecute one of Cambodia’s most infamous war criminals. Backed by a live band playing contemporary Dengue Fever hits and classic Cambodian oldies, this thrilling story toggles back and forth in time as father and daughter face the music of the past.

Content Warnings: Cambodian Rock Band contains fog effects, loud explosion sounds, and rock concert flashing lights. This show includes violence, language, and descriptions and depictions of genocide.

Special Events

Tix for Teachers

Saturday, September 30
Reception at 6:30pm
Performance at 7:30pm

ACT offers K-12 educators free tickets to preview performances.

Join Artistic Associate Shana Bestock before the show for a casual reception and information about ACT’s Education & Engagement programs. Come build community with other educators, spark arts enrichment ideas for your students, and see fantastic, award-winning, professional theatre!

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Opening Night

Thursday, October 5
Celebration starts at 6:30pm
Show starts at 7:30pm

Join us before the show for our Opening Night celebration featuring music, a photo booth, and more!

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Khmer Community Day:
Reatrei Romvong

Saturday, October 7

Join us – FREE with your ticket – for Food! Music! Dancing! in ACT’s Bullitt Cabaret space.

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