Livestreamed on this page on Friday 26 March 2021 at 11 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 1 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 2 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4).
NO SUMMARY with John Eisner, Jamil Khoury, and Torange Yeghiazarian
Online conversations with artists that don’t fit in a box
Golden Thread Productions presented NO SUMMARY: a conversation with with John Eisner, Jamil Khoury, and Torange Yeghiazarian livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 26 March 2021 at 11 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 1 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 2 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4).
Golden Thread Productions’ NO SUMMARY series returns with a conversation with John Eisner, Jamil Khoury, and Torange Yeghiazarian, the founders of Middle East America: A National New Plays Initiative (MEA). They will discuss the program’s lasting impact and the future of Middle Eastern American theatre. Launched in 2008 by The Lark, Silk Road Rising, and Golden Thread, the program supported the development and production of new work such as Night Over Erzinga by Adrianna Sevahn Nichols, and We Swim We Talk We Got to War by Mona Mansour. Golden Thread’s Nora El Samahy will facilitate.
About the Company
Golden Thread Productions is the first American theatre company devoted to plays from or about the Middle East. For 25 years, Golden Thread has created artistic excellence with plays that defy stereotypes, and engage diverse communities. Golden Thread has served over 50,000 audience members, premiered more than 100 new plays, including seven plays for young audiences, and has employed more than 1,000 artists, many from underrepresented communities.
About the Series
NO SUMMARY is a curated online series that invites artists of Middle Eastern and North African heritage to discuss the many layers of their identity and how it impacts their work and artistic choices. For more information and links visit Golden Thread's website.
About HowlRound TV
HowlRound TV is a global, commons-based peer produced, open access livestreaming and video archive project stewarded by the nonprofit HowlRound. HowlRound TV is a free and shared resource for live conversations and performances relevant to the world's performing arts and cultural fields. Its mission is to break geographic isolation, promote resource sharing, and to develop our knowledge commons collectively. Participate in a community of peer organizations revolutionizing the flow of information, knowledge, and access in our field by becoming a producer and co-producing with us. Learn more by going to our participate page. For any other queries, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call Vijay Mathew at +1 917.686.3185 Signal/WhatsApp. View the video archive of past events.