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July 24 - 27, 2019  |  Outcalt Theatre When Farah Cries BorderLight International Theatre Festival

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  • Wed  |  Jul 24 6:30 PM
  • Thu  |  Jul 25 7:00 PM
  • Fri  |  Jul 26 7:00 PM
  • Sat  |  Jul 27 1:00 PM
  • Sat  |  Jul 27 8:00 PM
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Presented by BorderLight International Theatre + Fringe Festival
Written by Mudar alhaggi (SYRIA)
Translation by Nashwa Gowanlock with Ruth Ahmedzai Kemp 
Directed by Naila Al Atrash
Sponsored by Dobama Theatre

A story of emancipation centered upon the life of Farah, a young woman in Syria. During the Syrian revolution, Farah tries to liberate herself from family, social and patriarchal constraints. Set one year after the revolution began, this haunting drama foretells the events which turned a liberation dream into a nightmare of extended war, flight and exile. It is a deeply human story that reminds us of the revolution’s origins, and the hopes that were invested in the uprising. 

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