Livestreamed on this page on Wednesday 7 October 2020 at 11 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -5) / 1 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 2 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4).
NO SUMMARY with playwright Naghmeh Samini
Online conversations with artists that don’t fit in a Box
Golden Thread Productions presented NO SUMMARY: a conversation with playwright Naghmeh Samini livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 7 October 2020 at 11 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -5) / 1 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 2 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4).
Golden Thread Productions will launch its new online series NO SUMMARY with a conversation with playwright Naghmeh Samini. One of Iran’s leading playwrights, Samini’s work has been presented across Europe and Asia but she has never been produced in the US. At a time when US-Iran relations are at an all-time low, hearing directly from artists that create in both countries has never been more relevant. Golden Thread will release Samini’s The Language of Wild Berries as a radio play on October 6th. Cast and creative team from the production will join the conversation.
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.