January 17 - January 19, 2014
A Staged Reading
Written by Rohina Malik
Directed by Corey Pond
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.
Performances held at Pierce Hall at The Historic Chicago Temple Building, 77 W Washington St, Chicago
Friday, January 17 at 8pm
Saturday, January 18 at 4pm
Sunday, January 19 at 4pm
Tickets are $10 each. Tickets can be purchased online or by calling (312) 857-1234 x201.
Presented in collaboration with the Ismaili Community of Chicago, an Artistic and Cultural Diversity Initiative funded by The Chicago Community Trust.