The New Coordinates Presents LOVE IN THE TIME OF JONESTOWN – A Radio Play

Sinister and seductive, this brand-new audio experience was created by Ensemble Member Omer Abbas Salem and directed by Sophiyaa Nayar.

By: Sep. 10, 2021

The New Coordinates Presents LOVE IN THE TIME OF JONESTOWN – A Radio Play

The New Coordinates, formerly The New Colony, will launch its 2021-22 season with the world premiere of Love in the Time of Jonestown - A Radio Play, streaming on demand from November 18 - December 12, 2021 at thenewcoordinates.org.

Sinister and seductive, this brand-new audio experience by Ensemble Member Omer Abbas Salem and directed by Sophiyaa Nayar explores the splendid ache of acceptance and the profound bliss of betrayal. Tickets ($15) go on sale Monday, October 4 at thenewcoordinates.org

 

Love in the Time of Jonestown will feature Tina El Gamal (Reporter), Niko Kourtis (Henry), Tommy Malouf (Ahmed, Congressman Ryan), Omer Abbas Salem* (Rassoul), Stephanie Shum* (Wendy) and Mary Williamson (Jim Jones).

 

We want you to be safe - to feel supported. We want to create space for everything about you because we love you exactly as you are. We want to break oppressive systems and rebuild a world that not only accommodates all of us, but celebrates and fosters our beautiful individuality. All we ask is that you come with an open mind, an open heart, and a willingness to dialogue. Welcome to Jonestown, we hope you'll stay.

 

The production team includes Eric Backus (sound design and original music), Nadya Naumaan, (associate director), Catherine Miller (dramaturg) and Devonte E. Washington (production stage manager).

 

*Denotes The New Coordinates Ensemble Member



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