Livestreamed on this page Friday 29 October 2021 at 11 a.m. PDT (Los Angeles, UTC -7) / 1 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 2 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4).
The Voices of Afghanistan
A Verbatim Theatre Piece from the LA Writers Center
LA Writers Center presented The Voices of Afghanistan, designed to amplify Afghan stories. We believe these stories need to be heard and we are now, more than ever, prepared to listen. Livestreamed on the commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Friday 29 October 2021.
The Voices of Afghanistan is a project that we felt was necessary and inevitable due to the unrest in Afghanistan. Our writers put together a verbatim theatre piece. We interviewed Afghan and Afghan-American citizens about the situation in their homeland and how it has affected their lives and the lives of their loved ones.
We consider this a call to action, and we are eager to share these voices with you.
Conceived by Che'Rae Adams and written by Che'Rae Adams, Brandon Jones, Angeline Larimer, Caitlin Mayernik, Abdul-Khaliq Murtadha, Jaymes Poling, and Amy Raasch.
Actors include Leena Alam, Abdul-Khaliq Murtadha, Buck Hujabre, Mueen Jahan, Jaymes Poling, and Donna Simone Johnson among others.
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 [email protected], or call Vijay Mathew at +1 917.686.3185 Signal/WhatsApp. View the video archive of past events.