Reading: Viet Rock

December 09




From the Vault: a celebration series of Classic La MaMa scripts
Project Director: George Ferencz

a concert reading of the libretto and lyrics

by Megan Terry

Viet Rock is widely considered to be the first rock musical written and performed in the United States, as well as the first protest play about Vietnam.
It opened at La MaMa on May 18, 1966 and is considered the precursor to the musical Hair.
Featuring: John Barilla, Giacomo Rocchini, Brittney Benson, Nick Denning, Allison Hiroto, Chris Johnson, Cam Kornman, Matt Baxter Luceno, John-Andrew Morrison, Eloise Sherrid, Shigeko Suga and Jenne Vath