The Mecca Tales
Written by Rohina Malik
Directed by Kareem Fahmy
Friday, October 20, 2017–Saturday, November 4, 2017
THE MECCA TALES tells the story of five Muslim women on the pilgrimage known as the Hajj. When their bus is stopped miles short of their destination, tempers flare and the women are tested in unexpected ways. They share their personal stories in an attempt to move forward in their lives and find meaning in a spiritual journey seemingly gone awry.
Running Time: Approx. 90 minutes (no intermission)
Talkbacks will follow the Sun Oct 22, Sun Oct 29, Wed Nov 1, and Thurs Nov 2 performances.
Sun Oct 22 -- Spiritual Journeys
Sun Oct 29 -- Women and Islam
Wed Nov 1 -- Bridges to Understanding
Thu Nov 2 -- Meet the Artists
With Cynthia Bastidas,* Kimberly S. Fairbanks,* Mariam Habib,* Gulshan Mia,* Jade Radford,* Louis Sallan* (*Appears Courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association, Equity-Approved Showcase)
Set Design: David Esler, Costume Design: Teresa Snider-Stein, Lighting Design: Devorah Kengmana, Sound Design: Fan Zhang, Assistant Costume Design: Karim Rivera-Rosado, Assistant Lighting Design: Ashley Kok, Production Stage Management: Keri Landeiro, Assistant Stage Managers: Kelli McGurk and Tiffany McWilliams, Choreographer: Theara J. Ward, Dramaturg: Salma Zohdi, Publicity: Emily Owens PR, Casting by Stephanie Klapper
Voyage Theater Company presents new and unheralded plays and playwrights from around the world, creating opportunities for collaboration between theater-makers of diverse cultures and disciplines. We serve our local community in New York City through professional productions, educational programming, internships, and discounted tickets for students and seniors. We present plays in multiple languages, and work in partnership with other non-profit organizations to broaden perspectives and build greater cultural equity across communities.