Wednesday, June 22, 2011

AFTERMATH, Directed by Jessica Blank

Creative Alliance, Baltimore, Fri Jun 24. 7pm.

FREE, donations and adv reservations suggested. CALL 410-276-1651 TO RESERVE A SEAT

Celebrate World Refugee Day! True stories of Iraqi refugees in Arabic and English by professional actors from NY, donating tonight`s performance. “A superbly staged and beautifully acted testimonial to the innocent victims of an ugly war” (Variety), AFTERMATH tells the experience of the over 4 million Iraqi people displaced worldwide following the US invasion- in their own words. Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen, award-winning writers/directors of THE EXONERATED, created this staged reading from direct interviews in Jordan in 2008. Local Palestinian singer & oud player Huda Asfour opens the night. Q&A follows w/ actors and Baltimore Iraqi refugees. Presented in association with Amnesty International. Produced in association with ArKtype / Thomas O. Kriegsmann.

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