We Swim, We Talk, We Go to War / by R. Sheth


September 9–10, 2017

Written by Mona Mansour
Directed by Anna C. Bahow

Featuring: Kirsten D'Aurelio, David Goodloe, Chris Khoshaba, and Tommy Malouf

Should an Arab American enlist in the U.S. military? A progressive woman and her conservative nephew dip into the treacherous waters of identity, family, and militarism. Co-commissioned with San Francisco’s Golden Thread Productions and New York’s Lark Play Development Center as part of the Middle East America New Plays InitiativeWe Swim, We Talk, We Go to War blurs the lines between “us” and “them” presenting a provocative exploration of the tragic and indelible ripples of war.

Performed as part of Silk Road Rising's Crescent and Star Staged Reading Series: Arab and Muslim Journeys