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  • Sunrise at Midnight: A Play by Taous Khazem

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  • Location:

    New London Little Theatre
    24 Central Avenue East
    New London, MN 56273

  • Dates:

    Jun 18, 2022 @ 7:30 pm

Sunrise at Midnight: A Play by Taous Khazem
at the Little Theatre Auditorium
Saturday, June 18th at 7:30pm
General Admission – Donation $5-10

Three Algerian folktales for grownups.
Taous Claire Khazem presents the Minnesota tour of Sunrise at Midnight

✬✬Directed by Ryan Underbakke
🎵 Music Composition by Aaron Gabriel

✯ The YES! House | Granite Falls
June 17 ✯ 7:30pm (donations accepted at the door)

✯ Little Theatre Auditorium | New London
June 18 ✯ 7:30pm (donations accepted online and at the door)
Seating immediately following Studio Hop exhibition, “Landscapes”, by Jean Trumbo.

Blending dynamic theater and original songs, Sunrise at Midnight is a rare glimpse into the rich Kabyle Folktale tradition from Algeria unknown in the United States. A flute that possesses the power to upend life as we know it; a sexy cautionary tale for young men looking to marry too soon; a chilling sacrifice a leader must make, interweave to create an electrifying play of lust, wit and adventure.

After performances, audience members will have an opportunity to engage in a post-play discussion with Khazem and other performers.

The play is directed by two-time Ivey Award winner Ryan Underbakke with music composed by Aaron Gabriel. In addition to Khazem the cast includes Emily Zimmer, Atim Opoka, Gregory Parks and Vlad Messing.

The Sunrise at Midnight tour is made possible by the Carleton College through Office of the Dean of the College, The Department of French and Francophone Studies, The Center for Global and Regional Studies, Middle East Studies, and Cross-Cultural Studies. Taous Claire Khazem is a fiscal year 2019-2020 Arts Tour grant recipient from the Minnesota State Arts Board. This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation by the Minnesota State Legislature; and by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.