Amir has left his Pakistani heritage behind in an attempt to make partner at his corporate law firm, but his wife Emily doesn’t share his negative feelings about Islam – she’s encouraged Amir to help with the case of a controversial imam. When they throw a dinner party for Amir’s colleague Jory and her husband Isaac, the hard truths revealed lead to the unraveling of their carefully constructed lives. Winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
Includes panel discussions about the play’s portrayal of Islamic Americans.
Recorded before an audience at UCLA's James Bridges Theater in April 2018.
Directed by Brian Kite
Producing Director Susan Albert Loewenberg
Geoffrey Arend as Isaac
Behzad Dabu as Abe
Hari Dhillon as Amir
Sameerah Luqmaan-Harris as Jory
Emily Swallow as Emily
Associate Artistic Director, Anna Lyse Erikson. Recording Engineer, Sound Designer and Mixer, Mark Holden for The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood. Senior Radio Producer, Ronn Lipkin. Foley Artist, Aaron Lyons. Production Manager, Rick V. Moreno. Editor, Julian Nicholson. Original Music by Mark Holden and Michael Lopez.