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وبعدها التقينا And Then We Met… | FEB 13 - 16

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Date(s) - 02/14/2020
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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Cleveland Public Theatre,


12-18 USD
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(216) 631-2727
Cleveland Public Theatre


Cleveland Public Theatre & Masrah Cleveland Al-Arabi مسرح كليفلاند العربي present وبعدها التقينا AND THEN WE MET…
February 13 – 16
Doors open at 6:45pm (Thu/Fri/Sat), show begins promptly at 7:30pm.
Doors open at 2:15pm (Sun), show begins promptly at 3:00pm.
Gordon Square Theatre.

Created by the ensemble members of Masrah Cleveland Al-Arabi مسرح كليفلاند العربي with Raymond Bobgan & Faye Hargate.
Directed by Raymond Bobgan & Faye Hargate.

Four strangers from remarkably different backgrounds come together and their lives are changed. وبعدها التقينا AND THEN WE MET… celebrates the power of overcoming prejudice and the struggle to balance responsibilities to family, country, religion, and to ourselves. Performing their own personal stories, Masrah Cleveland Al-Arabi مسرح كليفلاند العربي is a Cleveland Public Theatre program created by, for, and with Arabic-speaking communities. The ensemble of artists is open to all people who share a heritage from Arabic-speaking cultures and a curiosity and passion for theatre. This play is bilingual, presented in English and Arabic with subtitles. WORLD PREMIERE.

TICKETS: $12-18

Content Warning: وبعدها التقينا AND THEN WE MET… contains depictions of war, and the life of a soldier. This production also addresses racism and prejudice. For details or additional content, please contact the Box Office at 216.631.2727 x501 or by emailing

Abbas Alhilali, Ebaa Boudiab, Issam Boudiab, Lello Boudiab, Hussein Ghareeb, Amro Handousa, Ahmed Kadous, Shirien Muntaser, Haneen Yehya, Ahlem Zaaeed with writing contributions by Hana El Badawi & Omar Kurdi

Raymond Bobgan – Producer
Faye Hargate – Line Producer
Marissa Green – Stage Manager
Hussein Ghareeb – Scenic Designer
Alison Garrigan – Costume Designer
Jeremy Paul – Lighting Designer
Nisrine Khazaal – Board Operator / Translation Consultant

Jamila Alhaib, Abbas Alhilali, Prof. Alia Almashni, Pierre Bejjani, Ebaa Boudiab, Issam Boudiab, Jamal Julia Boudiab, Hon. Joe Cimperman, Irene Farah, Dr. Michel Farah, Hussein Ghareeb, Prof. Ahmad Hamo, Dr. Wael Khoury, Alma Khoury Korkor, Abdelghani Kitab, George Koussa, Omar Kurdi, Rebecca Mayhew, Dr. Widad Mousa, Shirien Muntaser, Dr. Abed el-Rahman Tayyara, Ruth Tracy, Manar Yared, Haneen Yehya, Nazek El Halabi Yehya, Isam Zaiem

The Gordon Square Theatre is ADA compliant featuring a ramped entrance and an all gender, wheelchair accessible restroom.

Click here for the full Arabic translation and to purchase tickets:

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