Our team was delighted to find out that our production of The Strangest was included in The New York Times Spring Arts Preview “32 Reasons to Get Out & Get Off The Couch”, a guide to their selection of this spring’s most promising live events.
Hi Everyone! Am so thrilled to be working with May Adrales on The Strangest. Info from the official press info is below.
The Strangest, directed by May Adrales (“Vietgone”), will run at the Fourth Street Theatre in New York City from March 11 – April 1. Sixteen performances only!
The Strangest invites audiences into an immersive theatrical experience in which they enter a traditional Arab storytelling café, where for centuries masters of the oral tradition wove tales of intrigue. The Strangest is an absurdist murder mystery loosely inspired by the unnamed Arab killed in Albert Camus’ classic novel, The Stranger. Experience French Algiers on the brink of revolution, and witness three Arab brothers vie for the love of the same woman. Their bitter rivalry ends only when one is gunned down by a French stranger. Written by Betty Shamieh (The Black Eyed, Roar, Fit for a Queen) and directed by May Adrales (Vietgone, Luce)
French Algeria was a hybrid of Eastern and Western cultures that...