Le jour où Nina Simone a cessé de chanter - One-Woman show of Darina al-Joundi (U.S. Première)
At the new MIT performance space
in the Media Lab Complex
Building E14, 6th Floor
(corner of Amherst and Ames Streets)
October 26th at 7:30pm
Dramatic Performance in French
(with English supertitles)
This Lebanese-born actress, memoirist and filmmaker performs a show about attaining social, religious, and sexual freedom amid the violence of civil war in Beirut and with the support and example of her beloved father. This play was the hit show at the Avignon "Off" Festival two summers ago and has since toured throughout France and much of Europe! More about Darina al-Joundi.
The next day: Panel Discussion (in English) & open to the public
At MIT: 160 Memorial Drive (Building 14E, Room 310)
October 27th at 11am: "Writing and Staging Interculturalism,"
This panel will include Darina al-Joundi, the translator Philippa Wehle, and MIT Professor Edward Baron Turk, among others.