Sundance Institute—Theater from the Middle East and North Africa: Love, Bombs & Apples
Date(s) - 03/20/2019 - 03/21/2019
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
WINNER of OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION at Theatre Bay Area Awards 2018! This is the comic tale of four men from different parts of the globe experiencing a moment of revelation. Featuring actor Asif Khan.
“4 STARS!“ – Manchester Theatre Awards
WINNER of OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION at Theatre Bay Area Awards 2018.
“A truly exceptional performance”—London Theatre
“Powerful, political theatre… Laugh-out-loud moments!” —The UK’s Hackney Gazette
Love, Bombs and Apples
Written by Hassan Abdulrazzak
Directed by Rosamunde Hutt
Performed by Asif Khan
Mar. 20 & 21, 2019
A Palestinian actor learns there’s more to English girls than pure sex appeal. A Pakistani-born terror suspect figures out what’s wrong with his first novel. A British youth suspects all is not what it seems with his object of desire. A New Yorker asks his girlfriend for a sexual favor at the worst possible time. This is the comic tale of four men from different parts of the globe experiencing a moment of revelation. Featuring actor Asif Khan. Performed in English. Recommended for age 18 and up.
Scenic and Costume Design by Mila Sanders
Composer and Sound Design by James Hesford
This event is part of The Human Journey, a collaboration between the Kennedy Center, National Geographic Society, and the National Gallery of Art. The Human Journey invites audiences to investigate the powerful experiences of migration, exploration, identity, and resilience through the lenses of the performing arts, science, and visual art.