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Whitney Museum Presents Thomas Bradshaw Work for BLUES FOR SMOKE Performances, Now thru 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2013

The Whitney Museum in New York has commissioned a new work by playwright Thomas Bradshaw for the Blues For Smoke Exhibition Live Performances to premiere today, April 26 through April 28, at the Whitney.

Crowded Fire Theater Launches 2013 Season with THE BEREAVED, Now thru 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2013

Crowded Fire Theater (CFT) presents the West Coast Premiere of Thomas Bradshaw's THE BEREAVED a wickedly funny take on Sex, Drugs, and the American Dream which opens with a press night on Monday April 8 at 8 PM at Thick House in San Francisco, (previews April 4-7) and runs through April 27.

Whitney Museum Commissions Thomas Bradshaw Work for BLUES FOR SMOKE Exhibition Performances, 4/26-28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2013

The Whitney Museum in New York has commissioned a new work by playwright Thomas Bradshaw for the Blues For Smoke Exhibition Live Performances to premiere April 26-28, at the Whitney. Blues for Smoke is an interdisciplinary exhibition that explores a wide range of contemporary art through the lens of the blues and blues aesthetics. Turning to the blues not simply as a musical category but as a field of artistic sensibilities and cultural idioms. Iconoclastic playwright Thomas Bradshaw has emerged as one of the most provocative and original voices in contemporary theater. His most recent play, Job, was produced by the Flea Theater in Fall 2012 and remounted this past January.

Crowded Fire Theater to Launch 2013 Season with THE BEREAVED, 4/4-27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2013

Crowded Fire Theater (CFT) presents the West Coast Premiere of Thomas Bradshaw's THE BEREAVED a wickedly funny take on Sex, Drugs, and the American Dream which opens with a press night on Monday April 8 at 8 PM at Thick House in San Francisco, (previews April 4-7) and runs through April 27.

Noor Theatre Announces Call for Scripts
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2012

Noor Theatre announces a general call for submissions of new plays by writers of Middle-Eastern descent. Submissions will be considered for upcoming programming including the fall reading series, Highlight, as well as possible special events, workshops and commissions.

Noor Theatre Presents a Reading of Denmo Ibrahim’s Baba
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2011

Noor Theatre's second-annual HIGHLIGHT reading series concludes with Baba, written and performed by Denmo Ibrahim and directed by Isis Saratial Misdary.

Noor Theatre Presents a Reading of Denmo Ibrahim’s Baba
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2011

Noor Theatre's second-annual HIGHLIGHT reading series concludes with Baba, written and performed by Denmo Ibrahim and directed by Isis Saratial Misdary.

Noor Theatre Presents Betty Shamieh’s THE STRANGEST 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2011

Noor Theatre's second-annual HIGHLIGHT reading series continues with The Strangest by Betty Shamieh and directed by May Adrales on Monday, November 14th at 7:30pm at The Fourth Street Theatre in New York City.

Noor Theatre Presents Betty Shamieh’s THE STRANGEST 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2011

Noor Theatre's second-annual HIGHLIGHT reading series continues with The Strangest by Betty Shamieh and directed by May Adrales on Monday, November 14th at 7:30pm at The Fourth Street Theatre in New York City.

Tickets Now On Sale for the 2011 FRIGID New York Festival 2/23-3/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2011

Tickets are now on sale for the 5th Annual FRIGID New York Festival, presented by Horse Trade Theater Group (Erez Ziv, Managing Director, Heidi Grumelot, Artistic Director), February 23-March 6

Yussef El Guindi Recieves 2010 Middle East America Distinguished Playwright Award
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2011

Seattle-based playwright Yussef El Guindi, author of numerous plays including Our Enemies (Osborn Award), Back of the Throat and Jihad Jones and the Kalashnikov Babes, has been selected to receive the 2010 Middle East America Distinguished Playwright Award. Honorable mentions went to playwrights Nastaran Ahmadi, Denmo Ibrahim, Ken Kaisser, Mona Mansour, and Heather Raffo.

Yussef El Guindi Wins Distinguished Playwright Award
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2011

Seattle-based playwright Yussef El Guindi, author of numerous plays including Our Enemies (Osborn Award), Back of the Throat, and Jihad Jones and the Kalashnikov Babes, has been selected to receive the 2010 Middle East America Distinguished Playwright Award. Honorable mentions went to playwrights Nastaran Ahmadi, Denmo Ibrahim, Ken Kaisser, Mona Mansour, and Heather Raffo. The prize, which is granted every other year to an American writer of a Middle Eastern background by a consortium composed of San Francisco's Golden Thread Productions, New York's Lark Play Development Center, and Chicago's Silk Road Theatre Project, comes with a $10,000 commission to write a new play of the author's choice, artistic development support for two years and possible productions at both Silk Road and Golden Thread.

Tickets Now On Sale for the 2011 FRIGID New York Festival 2/23-3/6
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2011

Tickets are now on sale for the 5th Annual FRIGID New York Festival, presented by Horse Trade Theater Group (Erez Ziv, Managing Director, Heidi Grumelot, Artistic Director), February 23-March 6

Horse Trade Theater Group Presents the 2011 FRIGID New York Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2010

Horse Trade Theater Group (Erez Ziv, Managing Director, Heidi Grumelot, Artistic Director) will present the 5th Annual FRIGID New York Festival, an open and uncensored theatre festival that gives artists an opportunity to let their ingenuity thrive in a venue that values freedom of expression and artistic determination.

MTC Presents LIDLESS, 11/21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2010

MTC's New Works Series presents staged readings of works by new and emerging playwrights. Lidless tells the story of Alice, an interrogator at Guantanamo 15 years ago. The beta-blockers she took during her service have left holes in her memories, a fact she welcomes so she can get on with the new life she has created with her husband and daughter. When Bashir, a former detainee dying of liver disease, arrives to confront Alice, she can't remember ever having seen his face. He refuses to let Alice deny her past, demanding shocking payment for the damage she wreaked on his body and soul during their interrogations. Lidless is a story about embracing one's true nature and the quest to re-humanize a world losing sight of its common humanity.

MTC Presents LIDLESS, 11/21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2010

MTC's New Works Series presents staged readings of works by new and emerging playwrights. Lidless tells the story of Alice, an interrogator at Guantanamo 15 years ago. The beta-blockers she took during her service have left holes in her memories, a fact she welcomes so she can get on with the new life she has created with her husband and daughter. When Bashir, a former detainee dying of liver disease, arrives to confront Alice, she can't remember ever having seen his face. He refuses to let Alice deny her past, demanding shocking payment for the damage she wreaked on his body and soul during their interrogations. Lidless is a story about embracing one's true nature and the quest to re-humanize a world losing sight of its common humanity.

Golden Thread Productions Presents The World Premiere Of ECSTASY: A WATERFABLE 7/23-8/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2009

Golden Thread Productions is proud to present the world premiere of ECSTASY | a waterfable, a new play commissioned to Bay Area theatre artist Denmo Ibrahim and directed by Evren Odcikin. In ECSTASY, stories are written in water, spells are cast through washing, and to drink either creates your life or rips it from you.

Golden Thread Productions Presents The World Premiere Of ECSTASY: A WATERFABLE 7/23-8/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2009

Golden Thread Productions is proud to present the world premiere of ECSTASY | a waterfable, a new play commissioned to Bay Area theatre artist Denmo Ibrahim and directed by Evren Odcikin. In ECSTASY, stories are written in water, spells are cast through washing, and to drink either creates your life or rips it from you.

Golden Thread Productions Presents The World Premiere Of ECSTASY: A WATERFABLE 7/23-8/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2009

Golden Thread Productions is proud to present the world premiere of ECSTASY | a waterfable, a new play commissioned to Bay Area theatre artist Denmo Ibrahim and directed by Evren Odcikin. In ECSTASY, stories are written in water, spells are cast through washing, and to drink either creates your life or rips it from you.

Aurora Theater Extends BETRAYED Through 3/8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2009

Due to overwhelming popular demand, Berkeley's Aurora Theatre Company announces that it has extended its critically acclaimed West Coast Premiere of BETRAYED, winner of the 2008 Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Play. Filled with dignity, humor, and outrage, this provocative theatrical adaptation of journalist George Packer's eye-opening 2007 essay in The New Yorker follows three Iraqi translators who risk their lives to aid the American war effort. Robin Stanton (Permanent Collection, The Busy World is Hushed) helms this thought-provoking production, featuring Bobak Cyrus Bakhtiari, Keith Burkland, Denmo Ibrahim, Alex Moggridge, Amir Sharafeh, Khalid Shayota, and James Wagner. BETRAYED plays now through March 8, with added performances March 4-8, at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. For tickets ($40-42) and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit auroratheatre.org.

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