Phantom Loss – A table top puppet show created by local artist

Created by local artist Oanh Vu

March 28 - April 7

Phantom Loss is a tragicomedy show that weaves Vietnamese mythology and American pop culture to explore the impact of criminalized immigration & intergenerational trauma.

Thuy’s life is upended when her mother, Hai, moves them to a small town to run a nail salon. Hai is excited for their new life, but Thuy hates it. Her mother is stressed and works all the time, while Thuy feels out of place and alone. Even worse, the nail salon and their house above it may be haunted. And it is! Luckily, she discovers that the lingering spirit is a dopey ghost named Chicken. Thuy and Chicken become fast friends, but their time is cut short when Chicken reveals a dark secret, which leads them to becoming contestants on a wacky game show in the underworld. The game show quickly devolves and the fun stops when Chicken's mysterious past comes to light.

Tickets are $15 for the preview show on March 28.

Tickets for March 29 through April 7 shows are $25 General Admission, and there is a “Pay What You Can” show on April 2 at 7:30 p.m.

Phantom Loss is rated PG/PG13.

Showtimes:

Thursday March 28th, 7:30 pm (Preview)

Friday March 29th, 7:30 pm (Opening Show)

Saturday March 30th, 2:00 pm & 7:30 pm

Tuesday April 2nd, 7:30 pm (Pay what you can)

Thursday April 4th, 7:30 pm

Friday April 5th, 7:30 pm

Saturday April 6th, 7:30 pm

Sunday April 7th, 2:00 pm & 7:30 pm (Closing Show)

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