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The history of passports, smuggling Kentucky Fried Chicken into other countries, and the peculiarities of airline security — it's all covered in this miraculous, one-man saga that unpacks how the mundane details that govern global travel become the actual journey.
17 Border Crossings is a surreal sojourn that transports us to very real places: Hungary, Serbia, Morocco, Colombia, Holland, and Mexico, to name a few. In the deft, mischievous manner of a trickster, Thaddeus Phillips manages to float huge questions that surround the fraught migrations of our era.
With all the childlike curiosity and adult skepticism of monologist Spalding Gray and the theatrical wizardry of a Robert Lepage, Phillips takes audiences by the hand on a trip around the world and shows us that when we cross the imaginary lines that divide the world, the real borders come to light.
1776 is a musical based on the events surrounding the signing of the Declaration of Independence. The work dramatizes the efforts of John Adams to persuade his colleagues to vote for American independence and sign the Declaration.
In The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, an eclectic group of six adolescents, all played by adults, vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from their home lives, the tweens spell their way through a series of (possibly made-up) words, hoping never to hear the soul-crushing, pout-inducing, life un-affirming "ding" of the bell that signals a spelling mistake. Six spellers enter; one speller leaves! At least the losers get a juice box. A riotous ride, complete with audience participation, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is one of the funniest musicals ever written.
The Boston Theater Critics Association has announced that the 35th annual Elliot Norton Awards will feature the theme "alternative acts," celebrating the Boston area's theater community, future artists, and the importance of the arts in our country. Two-time Tony Award-winning actress Cherry Jones will be the guest of honor. The ceremony will feature musical performances by nominees and the Boston Arts Academy, the awarding of the Elliot Norton Prize for Sustained Excellence, surprise appearances, and a post-ceremony party. A portion of the evening's proceeds will be donated to the Boston Arts Academy to support the region's next generation of artists.
The ultimate showbiz musical, 42nd Street celebrates Broadway, Times Square, and the people who make the magic of musical theater. Aspiring chorus girl Peggy Sawyer comes to the big city from Allentown, Pennsylvania, and soon lands her first job in the ensemble of a glitzy new Broadway show. But just before opening night, the leading lady breaks her ankle. Will Peggy be able to step in and become a star? The score is chock-full of Broadway standards, including "You're Getting to Be a Habit With Me," "Dames," "We're in the Money," "Lullaby of Broadway," "Shuffle Off to Buffalo," and — of course — "42nd Street." This production also includes a re-creation of the original choreography by Gower Champion.
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Altar Boyz is a foot-stomping, rafter-raising, musical comedy about a fictitious Christian boy band on the last night of their national 'Raise the Praise' tour. The Boyz are five all-singing, all-dancing heartthrobs from Ohio: Matthew, Mark, Luke, Juan, and Abraham. With their tight harmonies, tight pants, and spectacular choreography, these boyz won't rest until they lift the soul of every single member of the audience.
A new tango-infused dance theater piece, Arrabal follows one woman's quest to understand the violence that took her father and disrupted a nation. Told through dance and the propulsive music of the band Bajofondo, the show features an ensemble and band direct from Buenos Aires, Argentina. Directed and co-choreographed by Sergio Trujillo (choreography, Invisible Thread, Memphis, Jersey Boys, On Your Feet!, Next To Normal) with music by Academy Award winner Gustavo Santaolalla (Brokeback Mountain, Babel, The Motorcycle Diaries) and book by Tony Award nominee John Weidman (Contact, Assassins) Arrabal invites audiences into the underground world of Buenos Aires' tango clubs for a dance between the present and the past.
How much would you pay for a white painting? Would it matter who the painter was? Would it be art? One of Marc's best friends, Serge, has just bought a very expensive painting. It's about five feet by four, all white with white diagonal lines. To Marc, the painting is a joke, but Serge insists Marc doesn't have the proper standard to judge the work. This critically acclaimed comedy earned the Tony award for Best Play and has gone on to receive rave reviews across the world.
Restaurant manager and shoe connoisseur Haley Walker is finally ready to reenter the dating world. From the privacy of her bedroom, she relates a series of hilarious tales while preparing for — and recovering from — one dreadful date after another. Theresa Rebeck's sweet and sharp comedy Bad Dates is one of the most popular shows in Huntington history.
In Barbecue, members of the O'Mallery family gather in their local park to share some barbecue and straight talk with one of their own. They are the kind of people who come to an intervention armed with a Taser, never mind their own downward spirals. But that's only the beginning of this play where familial and cultural stereotypes are stripped away. Director Summer L. Williams (Intimate Apparel) has the audience racing to keep up with all the surprises and reversals in this piercingly funny new work.
Blue Man Group is comedy, theater, rock concert and dance party all rolled into one.
This wildly popular phenomenon delivers an unforgettable multi-sensory experience. It's an outrageous evening of entertainment you'll never forget.
Don't miss the show that has captivated 35 million people worldwide.
Blue Man Group - enemy of monotony, remedy for boredom, promoter of overjoy and elation.
A chance meeting between an Italian-American farm wife and a world weary photographer leads to a soul-stirring affair in this lush, lyrical musical by the Pulitzer- and Tony Award-winning team of Marsha Norman ('night, Mother) and Jason Robert Brown (The Last Five Years, Parade, Songs for a New World). Winner of two Tony Awards, this sweeping saga combines thrilling intimacy with near-operatic grandeur for a heart-rending reflection on love, loss, and acceptance.
Vanessa Williams with Seth Rudetsky as pianist & host
Saturday, July 9 at 8:00 PM
Megan Hilty with Seth Rudetsky as pianist & host
Saturday, July 16 at 8:00 PM
Andrea Martin with Seth Rudetsky as pianist & host
Saturday, July 23 at 8:00 PM
Kristin Chenoweth with Mary-Mitchell Campbell at the piano
Sunday, August 14 at 6:00 PM & 8:30 PM
Audra McDonald with special guest Will Swenson with Seth Rudetsky as pianist & host
Monday, August 22 at 8:00 PM
Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman, Summer of 69: No Apostrophe Monday, August 29 at 8:00 PM
Patti LuPone, Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda with music director Joseph Thalken
Friday, September 2 at 7:30 PM
Neverland Theatre invites you to journey under the sea with its latest all youth production, Disney's The Little Mermaid, Jr. Frolic along with Ariel, Flounder, Sebastian the Crab, and all your favorite characters in this classic tale which includes songs from the original Broadway hit! Performed by a talented all youth cast.
The Donkey Show is the intoxicating international sensation that takes you behind the velvet ropes into a glittered wonderland of decadence, divas, and disco, inspired by Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Come party on the dance floor to all the disco hits you know by heart as The Donkey Show unfolds all around you. It's a show . . . it's a party . . . it's the ultimate disco experience.
Must be 18 to enter, 21 to drink.
An Actors' Equity Member Project. Lisa Bostnar & Kathy Manfre read some of the funniest letters you have never heard. Some real, some fictional. A very funny evening that starts with a dinner at Sunflowers Café.
When Aine returns home to Ireland to introduce her American fiancé to her family, she finds her younger sister pregnant, her mother still over-controlling, and her father suffering from a bad heart. Her departure might have been the cause, but some wounds never heal. A play about guilt, mercy, and the power of love.
Everyman is successful, popular, and riding high when Death comes calling. Forced to abandon the life he has built, he embarks on a last, frantic search to recruit a friend, anyone, to speak in his defense. But Death is close behind, and time is running out.
One of the great primal, spiritual myths, Everyman asks whether it is only in death that we can understand our lives. A cornerstone of English drama since the 15th century, this new adaptation by poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy was presented at the National Theatre, London, in April 2015.
Ex-Lovers is a one-night special production conceived and curated by Israel Horovitz. It features staged readings of 10-minute plays by eight of America's most exciting playwrights.
- Virtual Alex by Israel Horovitz
- Stage Kiss by Sarah Ruhl
- Jezelle the Gazelle by Dominique Morisseau
- Epic Story by Richard Vetere
- Skin Game by Michael Hollinger
- The Winter, or Maybe the Fall by David Rabe
- The Only "Good" in Goodbye by Neil LaBute
- 63 Years by Deborah Zoe Laufer
Arthur Miller, the most celebrated American playwright of the 20th century, was said to be the moral conscience of the nation, but he had a secret: a son born with Down syndrome whom he refused to acknowledge. In Fall, renowned Hollywood reporter Bernard Weinraub explores the fascinating untold story of Miller and his third wife, photographer Inge Morath, and the divide between their public personas and private lives.
Finish Line: A Documentary Play About the 2013 Boston Marathon is a story of recovery, resilience, and determination that focuses on how a community came together to heal and grow stronger, rather than on the act of violence itself. The script is created verbatim from dozens of interviews. Among those interviewed are survivors, runners, doctors, police officers, journalists, clergy, students, and many others. Notable interviewees who contributed their stories include Police Commissioner William Evans, news anchor Maria Stephanos, Life is Good founder John Jacobs, Boston Strong co-author Dave Wedge, 1976 Marathon winner Jack Fultz, and Boston Globe photographer John Tlumacki.
A cabaret revue sharply spoofing show tunes, characters and plots of contemporary and current Broadway musicals.
A sidesplitting and heart-warming comedy brimming with misunderstanding and mischief, The Foreigner may be one of the funniest American plays ever written. Based on what the NY Post describes as a "devilishly clever idea", the play demonstrates what can happen when a group of devious characters must deal with a stranger who (they think) knows no English.
The Franklin expedition to the Arctic in 1845 sought the Northwest Passage and instead found ice, starvation, and insanity. The ship was never found. Modern-day underwater archeologist Caroline has been searching for three years, but time is running out. Two crews, two ships, and one 200-year-old mystery.
A humorous and introspective Boston-area premiere, The Gift Horse follows Ruth, a successful teacher and artist, whose quick and easy wit masks a painful childhood. With the support of her best friend Ernesto and therapist Brian she finally confronts her tumultuous past in a play infused with nationally-acclaimed playwright Lydia R. Diamond's distinctive voice.
God of the Empty Tomb is a beautiful Easter dramatic musical presented by South Weymouth Church of the Nazarene. This theatrical presentation with a live choir, orchestra, and actors walks through the final days of Jesus' life as he taught and touched people's lives. Together audience members experience the words of grace and mercy spoken by Jesus, his disciples, and those in Jerusalem on that day. They feel the excitement and shout with the women who were told by the angels that Jesus is alive. This musical production is a great opportunity to experience the wonder of Easter in the company of friends and neighbors.
Featuring Bobbie Steinbach (Collected Stories, The Clean House), Golda's Balcony follows Golda Meir from her humble beginnings as a Wisconsin school teacher to her meteoric rise through Israel's early political system, becoming one of the world's first elected female heads of state and one of the most influential women in Jewish history.
A Play Adapted by Terry Johnson Based on the Novel by Charles Webb and the Motion Picture Screenplay by Calder Willingham and Buck Henry.
Called to a life of religious service, Shelley now struggles to find meaning in her work as the manager of a Bronx soup kitchen. The arrival of Emma, a college dropout looking for a sense of purpose, is at first a welcome addition, but the girl's erratic behavior soon pushes Shelley to the breaking point, in this compelling drama about the mysteries of faith, forgiveness, and compassion.
On his way home after a year in East Africa, a young aid worker goes back to a shabby Amsterdam hotel room with a fellow American. The two strangers replay their pasts and confess their shared fear that they betrayed the people who needed them most. A powerful chance encounter offers the possibility of connection and redemption in this new play by Huntington Playwriting Fellow Ken Urban.
Regarded by many as one of the greatest musical ever created, Gypsy is the ultimate tale of an ambitious stage mother fighting for her daughters' success…while secretly yearning for her own. Set all across America in the 1920's, when vaudeville was dying and burlesque was born, Arthur Laurents' landmark show explores the world of two-bit show business with artful humor, heart, and sophistication. The celebrated score, by Jule Styne and Stephen Sondheim, boasts one glorious hit after another, including: "Let Me Entertain You," "Some People," "You'll Never Get Away from Me," "All I Need Is the Girl," "Everything's Coming Up Roses," "You Gotta Get A Gimmick," and "Together Wherever We Go."
"In a living room strewn with vinyl records, beer bottles and drug paraphernalia, a mustached man begins railing about his missing copy of Van Morrison's Astral Weeks album, and it seems he won't back down until the universe bestows upon him some elusive state of grace. Part Gonzo rock performance, part mental breakdown — all thrillingly theatrical— How To Be A Rock Critic pulls the greatest hits from Bangs' own legendary words to imagine a single night of his turbulent life.
Inside his wild, all-night typewriter sessions, Lester Bangs embraced mistakes as strokes of genius, popularized now ubiquitous terms like "Heavy Metal" and "Punk Rock," and died of an overdose at the Biblical age of 33. Join us for an evening with music's great, lost critical voice."
While this Tony Award winning play debuted in 1955, its story is as relevant today as it was then. One of the most outstanding dramas of our time, Inherit the Wind is a fictionalized account of the 1925 Scopes "Monkey" Trial. The controversial subject of evolution versus creation causes two polar opposites to engage in one explosive battle of beliefs. Attorney Henry Drummond faces off against fundamentalist leader Matthew Harrison Brady in a small Tennessee town where teacher Bertram Cates has been brought to trial for teaching Darwinism.
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is a musical parable about a boy in a vibrant coat of many colors whom God has blessed with the gift of dream interpretation. With music of myriad styles — including country-and-western, calypso, bubblegum pop, and rock 'n' roll — this family-friendly production is full of memorable songs. Among them are "Those Canaan Days," "Any Dream Will Do," and "Close Every Door."
The irresistible family musical about a boy blessed with prophetic dreams and his trials and tribulations in ancient Egypt.
Kamala is an original Indian play in English based on the real-life experience of a journalist who in the early 1980s exposed a social malaise that continues to pervade contemporary India. The putrescent issues the play brings to the fore are slave trade and male chauvinism, the two most insidious problems that malign the lives of millions of women in India.
Funny, brutally honest, and ultimately cathartic, Mala focuses on what it means to put our loved ones first — up to the very end — and what happens when we strive to be good but don't always succeed. This powerful one-woman show written by and featuring Huntington Playwright-in-Residence Melinda Lopez (Sonia Flew) dances among doctors and urgent 911 calls, a mother's growing frailty, and a daughter's quest for grace — all during one epic Boston winter.
In 2008, National Public Radio asked Gregory Maguire (Wicked) to compose an original story with a Christmas theme. Thus was born Matchless, a rekindling of Anderson's classic tale of the Little Match Girl from a surprising point of view. A story for all ages about being open to life's magic transformations: how love can make a family, and how imagination can find beauty in the most unexpected places.
In lyrical, sculptural transcendence, Maureen Fleming invents surreal movement poetry, curving her body into shapes of shattering beauty. Fleming's new multimedia creation, B. Madonna, features text by David Henry Hwang and music by Philip Glass (performed live by pianist Bruce Brubaker), original accordion music by Guy Klucevsek, and taiko drumming by Kaoru Watanabe. This beautiful multimedia meditation on miracles juxtaposes Fleming's new and repertory work with 3-D video projections designed by longtime collaborator Christopher Odo.
Notes: This performance contains nudity. Free pre-performance talks with Boston Dance Alliance executive director Debra Cash take place 30 minutes prior to curtain in the ICA Theatre lobby. A free post-performance Q&A with the artist takes place on Friday, April 21.
Director Maria Friedman's stunning London production of Merrily We Roll Along received the most five-star reviews in West End history and the Olivier Award for best musical to boot. Now she re-creates it for Boston audiences! Traveling backward in time over 30 years in the entertainment business, this cult favorite charts the relationships of close friends Franklin, Charley, and Mary. Along the way, it features some of Stephen Sondheim's most beautiful songs, including "Good Thing Going," "Old Friends," and "Not a Day Goes By."
"The course of true love never did run smooth." Dashed expectations force flummoxed lovers into the mystical wilderness where enchantment and confusion await, all for our gleeful benefit.
What happened to Mr. Joy? A Harlem community is shaken when Mr. Joy, a Chinese immigrant whose shoe repair shop has been a neighborhood pillar for decades, becomes the victim of an attack. Through the lens of Mr. Joy's customers, from the bubbly 11-year-old Clarissa (who captured viewers' hearts in Emergency) to the sincere and savvy "gangsta granny" Bessie, audience members learn the profound yet unassuming impact the shop owner has had on others' lives. Mr. Joy: Neighborhood Tour is the work of playwright and ArtsEmerson Artist-in-Residence Daniel Beaty (Emergency).
Murder For Two, the perfect comedic blend of music, mayhem and murder, comes to us from a smash hit off-Broadway run. In this hilarious show, two performers play thirteen roles—not to mention the piano—in a witty and winking homage to old-fashioned murder mysteries.
Log in. Choose an identity. Live out your private dreams. This is life in the Nether — a lush, virtual wonderland offering total sensory immersion free of judgment and, seemingly, consequence. But when a real-world cop discovers a disturbing form of entertainment in "The Hideaway" realm, she triggers a virtual investigation with gasp-worthy revelations and an unimagined result. Part fairy tale, part sci-fi thriller, The Nether is a taut, haunting, and highly original play for our times.
In this genre-defying work of concert performance featuring 20 artists on stage, Octavia E. Butler's Parable of the Sower brings together 30 powerful songs drawn from 200 years of African-American song traditions to give musical life to Butler's acclaimed science fiction novel of the same name. Written by Toshi Reagon, who Vibe Magazine called "one helluva rock'n'roller-coaster ride," in collaboration with her mother, Bernice Johnson Reagon, the iconic singer, scholar and activist, Parable of the Sower becomes a mesmerizing theatrical work of rare power and beauty that reveals deep insights on gender, race and the future of human civilization.
The time was 1866, less than a year after President Lincoln was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth. His brother Edwin Booth, one of the greatest Shakespearean actors of the 19th century, decided to perform Hamlet on Broadway, a role he had performed in the past to great acclaim. A huge crowd turned up for the performance — but it wasn't clear whether they were there to see the actor perform or to exact their revenge.
Jacob Fishel, an actor with a wide-ranging career on television as well as on and off-Broadway, takes on the role of Booth.
"What do you see?" Famed abstract expressionist painter Mark Rothko asks his young assistant, Ken, the loaded question. What's art? And who gets to decide anyway? It's 1958, and Rothko has just been offered the biggest commission in the history of modern art. He and Ken work feverishly in his New York studio—until Ken begins to realize his answers to those fundamental questions about art are very different than his mentor's. Winner of six Tony Awards, this sizzling drama is one of the most intellectually riveting shows to recently hit Broadway.
Remembering the '40s is an original musical revue. This musical timeline re-creates the 1940s in living color with the swing sound of the big bands, Rosie the Riveter, the USO, world-renowned precision dancers, and a colorful re-creation of the Rexall radio hour. Watch as citizens become soldiers and a country rallies to their support.
When cantankerous Abby is forced to share her room in assisted living with endlessly chipper Marilyn, the two women make a seemingly harmless bet that quickly escalates into a dangerous and hilarious game of one-upmanship, revealing hidden truths that neither wants exposed. Ripcord is a deliciously inappropriate new comedy from Pulitzer Prize winner David Lindsay-Abaire.
Representing over 1,000 years of Chinese martial arts culture, Shaolin Warriors showcases the remarkable skill, stunning artistry, and death-defying martial arts prowess of more than 20 kung fu masters. This spectacular theatrical display features many forms of Shaolin kung fu as well as a look at the daily life of the warriors and their Zen philosophy. Beginning at a very young age, the kung fu masters are trained in mental and physical disciplines, perfecting the art of hand-to-hand and weapons combat, which allows them to perform astounding feats of athleticism.
Seen by over ten million people worldwide, this wildly popular comedy keeps every audience laughing as they try to outwit the suspects and catch the killer. New clues and up to the minute improvisation deliver a different show every night.
Show Boat, based on Edna Ferber's bestselling novel, follows three generations of the Hawks family on the Cotton Blossom riverboat from 1887-1927. The story chronicles the fortunes of naive captain's daughter Magnolia and her troubled husband Gaylord Ravenal, and the lives of the performers, stagehands, and dockworkers whose lives are affected by the ever-changing social current along the Mississippi River. Show Boat, which was the first fully integrated book musical, tackles issues of unhappy marriage, miscegenation, and racial prejudice. The musical's classic songs — including "Ol' Man River," "Only Make Believe," "Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man," and "You Are Love" — have become part of the Broadway canon.
At Harvard Observatory at the turn of the 20th century, Henrietta Leavitt joins a group of women tasked with charting the heavens without being allowed to touch a telescope. Despite restrictions placed on her because of her sex, Henri devotes her life to the study of celestial bodies just out of reach, balancing the needs of love and family close at hand. Inspired by the real-life woman whose work allowed astronomers to measure the distance of faraway galaxies, Lauren Gunderson's melodious, evocative Silent Sky challenges how we explore our universe by revealing the music of the stars.
Layla, a married English professor, has an affair with Nur, one of her married students. Out of fear that the oppressive authorities will find out and kill them both, Nur decides to confess, claiming that Layla seduced him. A fully staged production directed by Emmy and Olivier Award-winner Brian Cox, this play examines women's rights, societal constraints, and choices people make for love.
Sister Act is the feel-good musical comedy based on the hit 1992 film that has audiences jumping to their feet! When disco diva Deloris Van Cartier witnesses a murder, she is put in protective custody in the one place the cops are sure she won't be a found: a convent! Disguised as a nun, she finds herself at odds with both the rigid lifestyle and uptight Mother Superior. Using her unique disco moves and singing talent to inspire the choir, Deloris breathes new life into the church and community but, in doing so, blows her cover. Soon the gang is giving chase, only to find themselves up against Deloris and the power of her newfound sisterhood. Filled with powerful gospel music, outrageous dancing, and a truly moving story, Sister Act may just leave you breathless.
In the break room of the last small auto plant still standing, a makeshift family of workers swap stories, share dreams, and take pride in their work. When confronted with the possibility of the factory closing, power dynamics shift and each worker is pushed to the limits of survival. Inspired by August Wilson's Century Cycle, Morisseau's bold and compassionate new play is part of her Detroit Project cycle of plays.
Tony Award winner, Jason Robert Brown (Parade, The Last Five Years) has crafted a wonderfully varied and theatrical song cycle reminiscent of Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living In Paris. Artfully blending pop, jazz, and gospel in powerful solo and ensemble styles, this musical takes you on multiple journeys that result in that 'moment of decision' we inevitably face in our own lives. Featuring Broadway Tony nominee, Barbara Walsh (Falsettos, Company) and directed by Artistic Director, Robert Walsh.
Over 250 artists, donors, and volunteers will gather to celebrate SpeakEasy Stage Company, one of Boston's most accomplished and cherished resident theater companies. The evening will include a special award presentation to Lovely Hoffman and Samuel Yin for their generous support and championing of the arts in Boston. The evening will also include a cocktail reception, open bar, seated dinner, silent auction, and live performances by some of Boston's top musical theater performers.
Spring Awakening explores the journey from adolescence to adulthood with a poignancy and passion that is illuminating and unforgettable. Join this group of late nineteenth century German students on their passage as the navigate teenage self-discovery and coming of age anxiety in a powerful celebration of youth and rebellion.
Sarah Ruhl's backstage comedy about the perilous nature of love, on-stage and off.
Devious Tartuffe charms his way into Orgon's household and schemes to marry his daughter, seduce his wife, and run off with the family's fortune. Orgon remains entranced despite the appalling evidence of Tartuffe's behavior — will he see through this con man before it's too late? In one of the world's great plays, Molière spins religious piety and hypocrisy into high comedy, making for a hilarious and biting satire.
Career-driven Marlene has just landed the top job at a London employment agency over a male colleague. To celebrate, she hosts a lavish dinner with a group of famous and adventurous historical women who cheer the successes and bemoan the sacrifices required to be a "top girl" in a man's world. Caryl Churchill's groundbreaking masterpiece, originally a rebuke to Margaret Thatcher's England in the 1980s, remains just as relevant and powerful today.
Lincoln and Booth are brothers: best friends and bitter rivals. Lincoln, a former 3-card monte hustler, works as a Lincoln impersonator in a shooting gallery; Booth is an aspiring grifter. He tempts his brother to get back in the game, but the consequences could be deadly. Suzan-Lori Parks made history as the first African American woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for Drama with this darkly comic, deeply theatrical fable about family wounds and healing bonds. The New York Times calls it a "thrilling comic drama. Dazzlingly written!"
Brilliant novelist Zarina is writing about women and Islam when she meets Eli, a young convert who bridges the gap between her modern life and traditional heritage. When her conservative father discovers her controversial manuscript, they all must confront the beliefs that define them. A fierce and funny new play about relationships, religion, and the contradictions that make us who we are, from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the blockbuster hit Disgraced.