Selling Kabul

by Sylvia Khoury
Originally produced at Williamstown Theatre Festival, Williamstown, MA
July 10 - 20, 2019

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About the Premiere Production:

Synopsis: Taroon (Babak Tafti), a former interpreter for the US military, lives in hiding from the Taliban in his sister Afiya’s (Marjan Neshat) home in Kabul, Afghanistan. As Taroon restlessly awaits news from the hospital on the eve of his first child’s birth, his brother-in-law Jawid works to protect him from dangers lurking outside the apartment walls. In this world premiere drama directed by Tyne Rafaeli, Sylvia Khoury examines loyalty, empty promises, and what it means to be left behind.

Director:  Tyne Rafaeli

Set Designer: Arnulfo Maldonado
Lighting Designer: Jen Schriever
Costume Designer: Dina El-Aziz
Sound Designer: Beth Lake

Cast: May Calamawy, Marjan Neshat, Babak Tafti


Additional funders: Sponsored by Hon. Susan Phillips Read, The Williams Inn

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