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A Staged Reading of Ismail Khalidi’s Tennis in Nablus

General Programming

dateOctober 4, 2012 timeThursday, 6:30pm EDT location Miller Theatre, Columbia University
  • School of the Arts
  • Center for Palestine Studies
  • The Middle East Institute
  • Alwan for the Arts
  • Free and open to the public
  • Registration required. See details.
Red-tinted image of WWII soldiers in pith helmets in a jeep

A staged reading of Tennis in Nablus, written by playwright and poet Ismail Khalidi and directed by Ed Sylvanus Iskandar. This “tragipoliticomedy” was nominated for a Suzi Bass Award for Best New Play and awarded the Quest for Peace Award from the Kennedy Center.

  • Ismail Khalidi Playwright
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