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2023 Nominee - Best Original Production -Heilman & Haver

2023 Nominee - Best New Play or Musical - Broadway World Seattle

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Rhiannon and Arjun find themselves in Victoria, B.C. with its lovely harbor views, its eclectic museums and its artisanal maple syrups; and the metaphorical pearly gates into the liberal-thinking, post-racial heaven that is Canada.   With their newborn son in an interim hotel room, they are supposed to begin a new life north of the border and eighteen previous tumultuous and traumatizing months in their rearview mirror.  However as night falls on Victoria, the mixed-race couple discover their issues will not simply vanish with a change of scenery.

Cast Size

2 women (1 American/Caucasian, 1 Cambodian), 1 man (Indian/Desi)


Production History

Refugees In The Garden City premiered as a co-production with Pratidhwani and ReAct Theatre at Taproot Theatre Company's Isaac Studio Theatre in Seattle, WA, March/April 2023

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