Mercury II project

Refugee Rhapsody

June 4 - June 4, 2022
The Welcome Dome @ Pioneer Courthouse Square

Staged Reading June 4, 2022 @ 2pm

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.

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

Mercury II cast:
Sakinah – Zeina Salame
Jenny – Lauren Modica
Fouad – Fajer Al-Kaisi
Richard & Waleed – Bobby Bermea
Emily – Miriam Schwartz

The Welcome Dome @ Pioneer Courthouse Square

701 SW Sixth Avenue in Portland, Oregon



Season Sponsors

National Endowment for the Arts