Republic Of Iqra

RUNNING TIME
2hr. (1 intermission)
Closed

WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Iqra is the first word in the Koran. It means read and recite God's truth. Republic Of Iqra is a hilarious and heart wrenching political satire about two fictional Republics, one ancient in a remote part of the world with powerful resources and the other a very modern, very powerful Republic which invades the Republic of Iqra under false pretenses. This fictional farce is based on the events of the present day. A large cast, full-length play written and directed by Bina Sharif. "Republic Of Iqra is a hilarious, witty, intelligent and very timely black comedy" -International Arts "One cries with tears of sorrow and here comes a heart wrenching...laughter" - Pakistan Times "The play mixes knowledge of ancient and modern worlds and their language of deception brilliantly." - Cinemastage Appropriate For Ages: 13 and up

Visit the Republic Of Iqra website:

http://www.theaterforthenewcity.net/iqra.htm