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A First Look at Ma-Yi Theater Company's Soldier X

Rehana Lew Mirza is the author of this new drama at HERE.

Carolyn Michelle Smith and Kaliswa Brewster star in Soldier X, a production of Ma-Yi Theater Company, at HERE.
(© Web Begole)

Ma-Yi Theater Company has released photos from its world premiere production of Soldier X by Rehana Lew Mirza. Preview performances began March 24 and opening night is scheduled to take place on March 31 at HERE. Lucie Tiberghien directs.

Soldier X stars Kaliswa Brewster, Cleo Gray, Jared McNeil, Turna Mete, and Carolyn Michelle Smith Downey. The new play follows a young African-American military social worker who falls for a returning soldier. A love triangle that ensues when the soldier decides he is in love with his fallen comrade's Muslim sister. The production features set design by Daniel Conway, costume design by Beth Goldenberg, lighting design by Peter West, and sound design by Broken Chord.

Rehana Lew Mirza is a member of the Ma-Yi Writers Lab and has served as its co-director for two years. Her plays include Lonely Leela, A Distant Relation, and others.

Jared McNeill and Kaliswa Brewster in a scene from Soldier X at HERE.
(© Web Begole)

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