Monday, September 26, 3pm & 7:30pm
Dead are my people
By Ismail Khalidi
Directed By Charlotte Brathwaite
With music by Hadi Eldebek
Featuring: Doug Chapman, Peter Ganim, Nadine Malouf, Rocco Sisto, Hadi Tabbal, and Chinaza Uche
Noor's first full-length play commission! Fleeing the famine-stricken mountains of Lebanon during World War I, Nicola makes the journey to the U.S. Once there, he hopes to track down his relative Tanios who emigrated years before. Following information from an old letter, Nicola comes to Lakewood, a small town in the Deep South. Finding few traces of his kin besides Tanios’ peddler cart and the conflicting information of townspeople, Nicola must ultimately navigate the treacherous lines, both real and imagined, of the Jim Crow South. Grappling with the legacies of white supremacy, immigration and assimilation, Dead Are My People is an unexpected journey to the core of American experience. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Noor Wins an Obie Award!
May 23, 2016
Noor Theatre has been honored with an Obie Award, specifically an Obie grant that recognizes the achievements of small theater companies. We are so proud to have been awarded and thrilled to see our own Arian Moayed honored for his gorgeous acting in Guards at the Taj (along with our longtime friend Omar Metwally!). Click here for the full list of winners.
We share this award with our incredible community of artists. Thank you for your generosity and talent - you are the reason we exist. And to our supporters and audience members - thank you for cheering us along and showing up to our work. We hope you all share in our pride!
Citation for Noor Theatre from the Obie judges: