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Works & Process at the Guggenheim announces Playwrights Horizons: The Profane by Zayd Dohrn

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Works & Process at the Guggenheim announces Playwrights Horizons: The Profane by Zayd Dohrn

Time: February 27, 2017 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Location: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Street: 1071 5th Ave, New York, NY 10128
City/Town: New York
Website or Map: http://www.worksandprocess.or…
Phone: lilli@michelletabnickcommunications.com
Event Discipline: theater
Organized By: Michelle Tabnick Communications
Latest Activity: Jan 23

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Event Description

On Monday, February 27, 2017 at 7:30pm, Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents a discussion with playwright Zayd Dohrn and director Kip Fagan on the creation of The Profane. Members of the cast will perform excerpts from Dohrn’s sharp and timely tale.

Safe in the liberal fortress of Manhattan, Raif Almedin is a first-generation immigrant who prides himself on his modern, enlightened views. But when his daughter falls for the son of a conservative Muslim family, two households are forced to confront each other’s religious beliefs and cultural traditions, and to face their own deep-seated prejudice.

The Profane, a recipient of an Edgerton Foundation New Play Award, will have its world premiere with Playwrights Horizons at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater in New York on March 17, 2017, with performances running until April 30, 2017.

Brutal, funny, and powerful, Dohrn writes fantastic dialogue, masterfully balancing grit and humor.

Oliver Salva, TIME OUT CHICAGO

Tickets & Venue

$40, $35 Guggenheim members and Friends of Works & Process. $10 Student Rush Tickets available one hour prior to each show if space allows (for students under 25 with valid ID).

Box Office (212) 423-3575, (M–F, 1–5pm) or online at worksandprocess.org

Peter B. Lewis Theater

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

1071 Fifth Avenue, New York

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