Meet Pulitzer-Prize-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar
New event tonight! Meet the playwright: AYAD AKHTAR.
Pulitzer Prize-winning play. Tony Award nominee.
FREE, but please RSVP.
why people can't stop talking about Disgraced—relentless pacing, thrilling reveal of dark secrets, unexpected humor, surprising new perspective on America as melting pot.
The American Jewish Committee’s Access and Project Understanding joins the Alliance Theatre in inviting you to meet Ayad Akhtar, the playwright of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play, "Disgraced." Director Susan V. Booth and Mr. Akhtar will engage in a discussion offering insight into the ideas behind the play before it hits the Alliance Stage on January 27. A modern thriller, included in The New York Times Best of 2014 list for theater, it was described as “potent…terrific, turbulent, with fresh currents of dramatic electricity… superb.” As the most produced play in regional theater this season, it has received impassioned audience response for its bold exploration of identity and culture in the complex landscape of 21st century America.
At this event only, specially priced tickets to "Disgraced" will be available for purchase.
Date: Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Venue: Alliance Theatre, 1280 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30309
Contact: RSVP here: http://www.alliancetheatre.org/content/disgraced-meet-the-playwright, https://www.facebook.com/events/973680072699798/