Ziryab, the Songbird of Andalusia / by R. Sheth

February 18–February 28, 2016

Written and Performed by Ronnie Malley
The World Premiere
Directed by Anna C. Bahow

Take an enchanting musical journey to 9th century Islamic Spain with Muslim American musical impresario Ronnie Malley. Arabic music, poetry, and songs breathe life into the story of Ziryab, a former slave whose musical abilities brought him fame throughout Al-Andalus: a land where Christians, Jews and Muslims co-existed for more than seven centuries and created a unique and diverse society.


Soloist | Ronnie Malley

Production Team

Producer | Malik Gillani
Producer | Jamil Khoury
| Ronnie Malley
Director and Script Editor | Anna C. Bahow
Production Manager | Corey Pond
Stage Manager | Abigail Strange*
Scenic and Projections Designer | Yeaji Kim
Lighting Designer and Master Electrician | Kristof Janezic
Sound Director | Eric Backus
Technical Director | Christopher Walls
Marketing and PR Coordinator | Rahna Sheth
Box Office Attendant | Al Gillani
House Manager | Nick Johnson
Press and Archive Photographer | Airan Wright
Videographer | Deann Baker

* Member of Actor's Equity Association, the union of professional actors and stage managers.