The Sultan’s Dilemma

The International Voices Project (IVP) Presents
 

By Tawfiq Al-Hakim

Directed by: Hassan Amejal and Patrizia Acerra

Translation by Dr. Farouq Mostafa

Adapted in English by Adam Webster

Adapted in Arabic by Hassan Amejal

When a Mamluk slave ascends the throne without being emancipated, he must be sold and earn his freedom from his new master. Should he follow the law and risk losing the throne or take back his throne through force?

Tawfiq Al-Hakim’s literary classic explores the nature of power and freedom.

 

Performed entirely in Arabic
with English subtitles by an international cast,
this adaptation will be a North American premiere.
Trailer:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T15ElFJAG0w
THREE PERFORMANCES ONLY!
SATURDAY, APRIL 27 – 7PM
SUNDAY, APRIL 28 – 3PM
MONDAY, APRIL 29 – 7PM
       University of Chicago
        International House
1414 E 59th St Chicago, IL 60637
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WITH:
Ahmad Abusubaih, Anas Almoghrabi, Sara Anwar,
Samah Azeez, George Bajalia, Ahmed El-Ghandour, Wael Fawzy,
Elias Feghaly, Lalainya Goldsberry, Ronnie Malley, Mohamed Zaher
Original Music Composed by: Ronnie Malley
Set Design: Kristina Schramm
Set Construction: Thom Van Ermen
Costume Design: Meriem Bahri

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