Production History

Since our founding in 2010, we have produced the world premieres of over ten original plays including Food and Fadwa by Lameece Issaq & Jacob Kader; Myth In Motion with the students of the NJIT/Rutgers Theater program; three original plays in The Myth Project; and fifteen original plays in 48 Hour Forum, our annual forty-eight hour play festival.


Fall 2018

November 4 - 11, 2018

DeAD ARE MY PEOPLE

A play with music By Ismail Khalidi
Original compositions by Hadi Eldebek
Lyrics by Ismail Khalidi, Hadi Eldebek & Patrick Lazour
Directed By Leah C. Gardiner


With Adam Bakri, Brandon Gill, Ken Marks, Sevan Greene, Nadine Malouf, & Brian O’Neill

Choreographer: Samar Haddad King
Scenic Design: Izmir Ickbal
Costume Design: Dina Abd El-Aziz
Lighting Design: Reza Behjat
Sound Design: Jane Shaw & Beth Lake
Projection Design: Yana Birÿkova
Music Director: Daniel Lazour
Associate Director: Corey Atkins
Dramaturg: Kate Moore Heaney
Production Stage Manager: April Ann Kline
Assistant Stage Manager: Jennifer M. Leary


Spring 2014

May 1-4, 2014

A Workshop Production of

THE MYTH PROJECT

A director-led project featuring three original plays inspired by Middle Eastern mythology.

with work by
Noelle Ghoussaini, Kareem Fahmy & Pirronne Yousefzadeh

Scenic & Props Design: Starlet Jacobs
Costume & Make Up Design: Lisa Renee Jordan
Lighting Design: Joe Thompson
Sound Design/Composer: Mark Van Hare
Production Stage Manager: Nicole Marconi
Assistant Stage Manager: Carina Teoh
Production Assistant: Michael Abourizk

PHOENICIA FLOWERS

Written & Directed By Noelle Ghoussaini

With Monte Bezell, LaChrisha Brown, Peter Ganim, Fahim Hamid and Imran Sheikh

THE IN-BETWEEN

Written & Directed By Kareem Fahmy

With Leila Buck, Sara Buffamanti, Alex Grubbs, Eric T. Miller and Babak Tafti

I AM GORDAFARID

Conceived And Directed By Pirronne Yousefzadeh

Assistant Director Sanaz Ghajarrahimi

With Layla Khoshnoudi, Leyla Modirzadeh, and Sade Namei


Fall 2013

December 4-8, 2013

Myth In Motion

Co-produced with Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Program

Written and Performed by The Ensemble

Directed by Pirronne Yousefzadeh

Associate director Maha Chehaloui

With Michael Castillo, Michael Chiappa, Yasmine Gharib, Simon Guinto,Eric Holzer, Diana Hwaga, Brian O’Mahoney, Ahmier Mincy, Allison Mitchell, Jessica Perez, Marjorie Sullivan, Michael Watts

Scenic & Costume design Mary Elizabeth O’ Haire

Assistant Director & Stage Manager Sunjo Hendricks

Lighting Design Dan Drew & Raymond E. Gintner IV

Sound Design Eric Johnson


Spring 2012

May 18 – June 24, 2012

New York Theatre Workshop and Noor Theatre present

Food and Fadwa

By Lameece Issaq & Jacob Kader

Directed by Shana Gold

With Maha Chehlaoui, Lameece Issaq, Kathryn Kates, Arian Moayed, Laith Nakli, Heather Raffo & Haaz Sleiman

Assistant Director: Noelle Ghoussaini
Dramaturg: Nancy Vitale
Set Design: Andromache Chalfant
Lighting Design: Japhy Weideman
Sound Design: Jane Shaw
Costume Design: Gabriel Berry
Production Stage Manager Lindsey Turteltaub

"Spiced with comedy and leavened with drama, it’s a contemporary group portrait of life under occupation."-New York Daily News

"A stunning lead performance from Lameece Issaq is the warm heart of “Food and Fadwa,” a bittersweet play by Issaq and Jacob Kader..." -Variety

"While Issaq Is The The Pivotal Character In The 7-Member Cast, The Acting All Around Is Excellent..."-Curtain Up