My play SALIM SALIM won the Woodward International Playwriting Prize Competition! I am thrilled and honored that the play has been chosen out of more than 400 plays. It will receive a production at NH University next year.
Read more about it here: Cultural Stages: The Woodward International Drama and Dance Initiative.
Finally, after a year's delay, I will be spending the month of May at MacDowell, working on a new play.
Woodward International Playwriting Prize Competition
My play SALIM SALIM is a finalist for the Cultural Stages: Woodward Prize.
At the beginning of August, my son Hillel was born and brought an abundance of happiness, joy, love, and fatigue into my life.
Co-Residency exhibition opens, where I shared a scene from my newest play.
June - July:
MacDowell Colony - (Postponed)
I was invited to spend the months of April and May at MacDowell working on a new play. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the fellowship was postponed to a later date.
Public Forum: Digital Duets
I had the pleasure of talking to Playwright Mona Mansour about writing and being a Middle Eastern artist in New York, as part of The Public Theater's Public Forum: Digital Duets. Watch our conversation here. And more fantastic talks here.
New York Foundation for the Arts - IAP Mentorship
I had the pleasure of working in the mentoring program with playwright Yilong Liu.
Stay Safe -
Reading at The Lark, part of the Middle Eastern American Writers Lab launch event.
Call Elsewhere -
Don't Worry About Me -
An Evening on River Styx -
"Tikkun into the Night" at the 14th Street Y.
The Orchard Project, NYC Greenhouse -
I am a fellow of the two-year program of NYC Greenhouse. In June, we spent two wonderful weeks in Saratoga Springs, developing new work.
Call Elsewhere -
Live performance at Chashama, part of Multiversant and developed with the support of New York Foundation for the Arts.