Pure Land

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February 03 - February 04, 2018

Pure Land

Written by Mehdi Moradpour
Translated from German to English by Neil Blackadder

Saturday, February 3 at 4:00pm

Sunday, February 4 at 4:00pm

German Iranian playwright Mehdi Moradpour’s Reines Land, nominated for the Munich Prize for German Drama, traces the story of Tara, a pregnant Middle Eastern woman seeking political asylum amidst crippling bureaucracy and crumbling relationships. Translated from German to English with the same poetic language that won Moradpour the prestigious Exil-DramtikerInnen-Preis, a German theatre award for outstanding playwrights-in-exile, Pure Land pits a torturous past against an uncertain future with sobering effect. Presented in collaboration with the Goethe-Institut Chicago.

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