Qui Nguyen and Robert Ross Parker


A trio of irreverent action comedies about a paranormal detective, a pair of Cold War-era superduper- heroes, and a sassy teenage warrior princess.

Qui Nguyen and Robert Ross Parker are the Co-Artistic Directors of the OBIE Award-winning Vampire Cowboys. Recent scripts by Qui include the hip-hop musical "Krunk Fu Battle Battle" (East West Players); "Aliens Vs Cheerleaders" (Keen Teens); "Bike Wreck" (Ensemble Studio Theatre); and the critically acclaimed Vampire Cowboys productions of "The Inexplicable Redemption of Agent G"; "Soul Samurai"; "Alice in Slasherland"; and "Fight Girl Battle World"; among others. His plays have been published by Broadway Play Publishing, Playscripts.com, and can be found in the anthologies, SAVAGE STAGE and PLAYS & PLAYWRIGHTS 2005. Qui is a proud member of New Dramatists, the Ma-Yi Writers Lab, Ensemble Studio Theatre, and The Playwrights Center.

For Vampire Cowboys, Robert has directed "Vampire Cowboy Trilogy", "A Beginner’s Guide to Deicide", "Living Dead in Denmark", "Men of Steel", "Fight Girl Battle World", "Soul Samurai", "Alice in Slasherland", and "The Inexplicable Redemption of Agent G". For the VC Saturday Night Saloon series, he wrote "Jimmy Starshooter Must Get Laid" and "Radio Monster Theatre: The Further Adventures of Henry and Victor". Other recent directing credits include "Goodbye Cruel World" (also adapter, Roundtable Ensemble) Hamlet{solo} (Edinburgh Fringe and Solo Nova at PS 122), and numerous projects for Ensemble Studio Theatre where he was a young director-in-residence. As an actor, Robert played the title role in The Flying Machine’s "Frankenstein" at Soho Rep, and on tour, and played the March Hare in their production of "Alice in Wonderland". He is the editor of The Dramatist, the Journal of the Dramatists Guild of America. MFA Ohio University.

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