Co-Presentation Partnerships

Noor is proud to partner with prestigious universities and institutions to co-present exciting, unknown work to a wider audience. Whether with the Martin E. Segal Center Theatre or the New York Center for Architecture, these special events always pack the house, and create a bridge between Noor and the larger community.


Spring 2011

March 26th

Presentation of a reading of

Our Sweet Life By the Atlantic Ocean

By Houshang Touzie

Directed by Shidan Majidi

With Shohreh Aghdashloo, Houshang Touzie, Keon Mohajeri, Dina Shihabi and Barzin Akhavan

Co-presented with the Persian Arts Festival

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April 28th

BEginnings @ Happy Endings

A presentation of stand up and short stories

With Meena Dimian, Negin Farsad, Lanna Joffrey, Jacob Kader, Lena Rizkallah, and Tamar Vezirian.

Co-presented with The BE Company


Spring 2012

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March 16th

Building A New

A reading of short plays commissioned by Noor Theatre.

By Jacob Kader, Ismail Khalidi, Mona Mansour, Tala Manassah, Sam Neave, Daria Polatin, Heather Raffo, Najla Said and original music from composer Rona Siddiqui.

With Leila Buck, Yusef Bulos, Piter Marek, Eric Miller, Michele Rafic, Darrill Rosen, Najla Said, and Daniel Shamoun.

Directed by Pirronne Yousefzadeh.

Co-presented with The New York Center for Architecture


Spring 2013

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April 4th

A reading from

The Shadow Spirit

By Ibn Daniyal

Translated and edited by Dr. Marvin Carlson and Safi Mahfouz

Directed by Lisa Peterson

With Jacqueline Antaramian, Maha Chehlaoui, Michael Crane, Demosthenes Chrysan, Peter Ganim, Babak Tafti and Rasha Zamamiri

Co-presented with The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center at The Graduate Center


Spring 2014

March 3rd

A reading from

Rituals and Signs of Transformations

By Sa’dallah Wannous

Translated by Robert Meyers and Nada Saab

Directed by Kim Weild

With Ito Aghayere, Jacqueline Antaramian, Ramsey Faragallah, Michael Braun, Peter Ganim, Nuah Ozryel, and Evan Zes.

Music by Hadi Eldebek

Co-presented with The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center at The Graduate Center


Spring 2015

February 22

CastAndLoose Live! The Oscar “Race”

A reenactment of the worst and most racist casting notices the internet has to offer

Written by Lynne Marie Rosenberg

With Michael Braun, Aparna Nancherla,  Diana Oh, Lynne Marie Rosenberg and Pernell Walker

Co-presented with CastandLoose Live!