Detour Guide / by R. Sheth


March 11–April 7, 2019

The World Premiere
Co-Produced with Stage Left Theatre
Written and Performed by Karim Nagi
Directed by Anna C. Bahow

This one-man musical, co-produced with Stage Left Theatre, takes us on an alternative tour of the Arab World & Arab America. Using lyrics, percussion & an urban soundscape, master storyteller and musician Karim Nagi guides us through a social and political labyrinth, extolling the virtues of revolution, immigration, and hummus along the way.


Soloist | Karim Nagi
Understudy | Bassam Abdelfattah

Production Team

Producer | Malik Gillani
Producer | Jamil Khoury
Producer | Drew Martin
Associate Producer | Corey Pond
Playwright | Karim Nagi
Director | Anna C. Bahow
Production Manager | Andy Lynn
Stage Manager | S. G. Heller*
Scenic Designer | Samia Malik
Costume Designer | Brenda Winstead §
Lighting Designer | Ellie Humphrys
Projections Designer | Anthony Churchill
Sound Designer | Timothy McNulty
Props Designer | Abigail Cain
Dramaturg | Annaliese McSweeney
Technical Director | Andrew Glasenhardt
Assistant Stage Manager | Kristin Mazzocca
Scenic Painter | Courtney Winkleman
Master Electrician | Jake Engram
Box Office Manager | Al Gillani
House Manager | Darby Fitzsimons
Program Editor | Sarah Ibis
Press and Archive Photographer | Airan Wright
Videographer | Deann Baker

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

§ Member of United Scenic Artists, the union of professional designers, artists, and craftspeople.