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Atlantic Theater Company World Premiere, 2019
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Cast Announced For About Face Theatre's MOSQUE4MOSQUE Photo Cast Announced For About Face Theatre's MOSQUE4MOSQUE
by Stephi Wild - Oct 11, 2022

About Face Theatre has announced casting for the world premiere of Omer Abbas Salem's new play Mosque4Mosque, directed by Sophiyaa Nayar. Mosque4Mosque is a family comedy about a queer Arab-American Muslim man navigating his first real relationship while his relentlessly caring immigrant mother tries to find the perfect man for him to marry.

World Premiere of MOSQUE4MOSQUE to be Presented by About Face Theatre in November Photo World Premiere of MOSQUE4MOSQUE to be Presented by About Face Theatre in November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 30, 2022

About Face Theatre will open its 2022-2023 season with the world premiere of Omer Abbas Salem’s new play Mosque4Mosque, directed by Sophiyaa Nayar. Mosque4Mosque will be presented November 17 – December 17, 2022 at The Den Theatre.

Jackalope Theatre Company Announces Season 15 Photo Jackalope Theatre Company Announces Season 15
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2022

Jackalope Theatre Company has announced their return to in-person performances with their 2022/2023 season featuring the Among the Dead by Hansol Jung, directed by Jackalope Artistic Director Kaiser Ahmed*, and the world premiere of Pretty Shahid written by company member Omer Abbas Salem*, and directed by Sophiyaa Nayar.

Review: HOUSE OF JOY at Loretto-Hilton Center For The Performing Arts Photo Review: HOUSE OF JOY at Loretto-Hilton Center For The Performing Arts
by Rob Levy - Sep 21, 2022

Visually stunning and brimming with romance, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis’ House of Joy is a compelling production that pulls no punches in emphasizing the dangers of authoritarianism and the power of love in tempestuous times.

About Face Theatre Announces 2022-2023 Season Featuring Two World Premiere Plays & Mo Photo About Face Theatre Announces 2022-2023 Season Featuring Two World Premiere Plays & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 31, 2022

About Face Theatre has announced plans for its 28th season. Dedicated to advancing LGBTQ+ equity through community building, education, and performance, AFT will present two world-premiere stage productions at The Den Theatre in Wicker Park, as well as educational workshops for in-development projects.

The Rep Kicks Off New Season With HOUSE OF JOY By Madhuri Shekar, August 26- Septembe Photo The Rep Kicks Off New Season With HOUSE OF JOY By Madhuri Shekar, August 26- September 18
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 8, 2022

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis (The Rep) is set to kick off its thrilling 2022-2023 mainstage season with the highly-anticipated House of Joy by Madhuri Shekar. Preview performances begin Friday, August 26, officially opening Friday, September 2 and running through September 18, 2022 at the Loretto-Hilton Center for the Performing Arts.

Steep Summer Shows Continue with Simon Stephens' LIGHT FALLS Photo Steep Summer Shows Continue with Simon Stephens' LIGHT FALLS
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 30, 2022

Steep Theatre's second summer production is the US premiere of Tony Award-winning playwright Simon Stephens' Light Falls set to open July 8th. Stephens, Steep's Associate Playwright, will make his fifth production with Ensemble Member Robin Witt once again serving as director. Witt has also directed Stephen's Wastwater, Motortown, Pornography and Harper Regan, Steep's bestselling production.

Photos: First Look at the World Premiere of THE SECRETARIES at First Floor Theater Photo Photos: First Look at the World Premiere of THE SECRETARIES at First Floor Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2022

First Floor Theater will return to live production with the world premiere of company member Omer Abbas Salem’s THE SECRETARIES: A PARABLE following the script’s 2021 development as part of Goodman Theatre’s Future Labs.

First Floor Theater Announces Omer Abbas Salem to Receive Second Blueprint Commission Photo First Floor Theater Announces Omer Abbas Salem to Receive Second Blueprint Commission
by Stephi Wild - Mar 29, 2022

First Floor Theater has announced that company member Omer Abbas Salem will be awarded the theater’s second Blueprint Commission. The Blueprint Commission is First Floor Theater’s new play development program, made possible by Michael and Mona Heath of the HeathFund.

Cast Announced For First Floor Theater's THE SECRETARIES: A PARABLE At The Den Theatr Photo Cast Announced For First Floor Theater's THE SECRETARIES: A PARABLE At The Den Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 14, 2022

First Floor Theater is pleased to announce casting for its world premiere of company member Omer Abbas Salem's THE SECRETARIES: A PARABLE following the script's 2021 development as part of Goodman Theatre's Future Labs. THE SECRETARIES is Salem's much anticipated first full production as a playwright.