A group of American actors performing a Syrian soap opera are shocked to realize the limits of their own cultural understanding.
Two couples at dinner. An unexpected profession of love. An untimely proposal. A stolen kiss. But when the soap opera gets interrupted, the tables are turned on the performers … and the audience.
This daring new play is directed by Syrian-born University of the Arts Professor Fadi Skeiker, making his Wilma debut, and features members of the Wilma HotHouse Company.
“The play asks: What does it mean when someone else is representing you?” Skeiker said.
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