Award-Winning Playwright, UCSD Alum Brings ‘Cambodian Rock Band’ to Playhouse

The San Diego premiere of "Cambodian Rock Band" can trace its origins back to America's Finest City, back when award-winning playwright Lauren Yee was a student at UCSD.

Playwright Lauren Yee’s “Cambodian Rock Band” can trace its origins back to San Diego, many years before the piece first received its world premiere.

Yee, a graduate of UC San Diego’s MFA Playwriting Program, was living in San Diego when a friend suggested they go see a band perform at a street festival in San Diego.

The playwright and her friends almost missed the band’s performance at the street festival, Yee recalled. But the group made it right on time.

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