Staged Readings

Yasmina's Necklace

Friday, January 17, 2014
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Pierce Hall at The Historic Chicago Temple Building
77 West Washington St, Chicago, IL

Meet Abdul Samee, his father is Iraqi and his mother is Puerto Rican. Longing to shed his cultural identity he changes his name to Sam, marries an American and does everything in his power to turn his back on his heritage. But when Sam meets Yasmina, a beautiful woman from his father’s homeland, he begins to learn that a tree without roots cannot stand for long.

Presented in collaboration with the Ismaili Community of Chicago, an Artistic and Cultural Diversity Initiative funded by The Chicago Community Trust.