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.

Spring 2012

May 18 – June 24th

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

Fall 2013

December 4-8th

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 2014

May 1-4

A Workshop Production of


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

with work by

Noelle Ghoussaini, Kareem Fahmy & Pirronne Yousefzadeh


Written & Directed By Noelle Ghoussaini

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


Written & Directed By Kareem Fahmy

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


Conceived And Directed By Pirronne Yousefzadeh

Assistant Director Sanaz Ghajarrahimi

With Layla Khoshnoudi, Leyla Modirzadeh, and Sade Namei


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