July 12, 2011
Written by Tawfiq al-Hakim
Directed by Adam Webster
Featuring: Joel Gross, Robert Koon, Vincent Mahler, Mouzam Makkar, Alka Nayyar, Edgar Sanchez, Demetrios Troy, and H. B. Ward
The Sultan’s Dilemma explores the tale of a Mamluk sultan at the height of his power who is suddenly faced with a problem: he has never been manumitted and thus is ineligible to be ruler.
Presented in collaboration with Premiere Theatre & Performance, the Egyptian American Society of Chicago, the Side Project Theatre Company
Performed as part of the 2011 International Voices Project that celebrates the voices of international playwrights throughout Chicago