Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper

Playwright Rajiv Joseph, Director Moisés Kaufman, Mia Barron, Dan Byrd, Ricardo Chavira, Monique Coleman, Christopher Duncan, Harry Groener, Omari Hardwick, Bryce Dallas Howard, James Immekus, Darryl Jones, Eriq La Salle, Harry Lennix, Kai Lennox, Bai Ling, Jodi Long, Randolph Mantooth, Logan Marshall-Green, Ben McKenzie, Omar Metwally, Nate Parker, Rich Sommer, Sean PatRick Thomas, Marisa Tomei, Rutina Wesley, Charlayne Woodard all attended the opening of Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo.

Appearing in the play: Glenn Davis, Brad Fleischer, Arian Moayed, Kevin Tighe, Hrach Titizian, Sheila Vand and Necar Zadegan.

In Rajiv Joseph's darkly comic "Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo," the lives and, in some cases, the afterlives, of two American soldiers, an Iraqi translator, the ghosts of Saddam Hussein's sons Uday and Ousay, and a Bengal tiger all intersect in a surreal, darkly humorous and gently balanced view of war and its aftermath. "Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo" was recently named as a 2010 Pulitzer finalist.

When: Sunday, April 25
6 p.m. Arrivals
7 p.m. Curtain

Where: Mark Taper Forum at the Music Center
135 N. Grand Ave.
Downtown Los Angeles

Info: "Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo" continues through May 30, 2010.
Tickets are available in person at CTG box office, by phone (213) 628-2772 or online at www.CenterTheatreGroup.org

All images ©Ryan Miller/Capture Imaging

Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper

Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper
Brad FleischerGlenn Davis and Rajiv Joseph

Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper
Michael Ritchie, Rajiv Joseph and Moises Kaufman

Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper
Monique Coleman

Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper
Sean PatRick Thomas and Aonika Laurent Thomas

Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper
Bai Ling

Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper
Bai Ling

Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper
Nate Parker

Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper
Eriq La Salle

Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper
Rutina Wesley and Charlayne Woodard

Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper
Randolph Mantooth and wife Kristen Connors

Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper
Charlayne Woodard

Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper
Mia Barron

Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper
Omar Metwally

Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper
Ben McKenzie

Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper
Jodi Long

Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper
Harry Lennix

Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper
Rutina Wesley

Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper
Rutina Wesley

Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper
Rich Sommer and wife Virginia Sommer

Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper
James Immekus

Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper
Zoran Korach and James Immekus

Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper
Moises Kaufman

Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper
Rajiv Joseph

Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper
Marisa Tomei and Logan Marshall-Green

Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper
Kevin Tighe, Glenn Davis and Charlayne Woodard

Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper
Nate Parker and Glenn Davis

Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper
Nate Parker and Glenn Davis

Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper
Arian Moayed and Glenn Davis

Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper
Arian Moayed and Glenn Davis

Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper
Shelia Vand and Arian Moayed

Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper
Hrach Titizian and Necar Zadegan

Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper
Kevin Tighe and Arian Moayed

Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper
Shelia Vand, Arian Moayed, and Omar Metwally

Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper
Director Moises Kaufman and Arian Moayed

Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper
Kevin Tighe and Randolph Mantooth

Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper
Arian Moayed and Rajiv Joseph

Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper
Arian Moayed and Rajiv Joseph

Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper
Brad Fleischer, Ricardo Chavira and Eriq La Salle

Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper
Brad Fleischer and Rajiv Joseph

Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper
Brad Fleischer, Moises Kaufman and Kevin Tighe

Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper
Kevin Tighe and Michael Ritchie

Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper
Hrach Titizian, Glenn Davis, Rajiv JosephBrad Fleischer, Kevin Tighe and Arian Moayed

Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper
Kevin Tighe, Hrach Titizian and Glenn Davis

Photo Flash: Opening Of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO At Mark Taper




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