Mercury II project

Refugee Rhapsody

In Development

Refugee Rhapsody was a project in Mercury II (November 2020)

written by Yussef El Guindi

Sakinah, an Arab American woman, undergoes a mental health evaluation to determine what led to the violent crime she committed against Emily, a rich heiress. The play explores race, class, privilege, and how those factors collide and play out in today’s culture.

Cast

Zeina Salame
Sakinah
Bobby Bermea
Richard & Waleed

Creative

Production Team

Luan Schooler
Dramaturg
Kristen Mun
Line Producer
English Spanish