Playwrights Horizons' new drama about an Iraqi-American charts the intricate pathways of motherhood and marriage — and the fragile architecture of what we call home. Based on Ibsen's "A Doll's House." More…
Eight years ago, Noura and her family fled their home in Iraq. Today, she plans the perfect Christmas dinner to celebrate their new life in New York. But when the arrival of a visitor stirs up long-buried memories, she and her husband are forced to confront the cost of their choices, and retrace the past they left behind.
See it if you enjoy an interplay of contradictory thoughts and emotions. If you enjoy stories that explore the immigrant experience.
Don't see it if you prefer plays that present issues clearly and cohesively. You need a clear point of view rather than a cornucopia of thoughts / ideas.
See it if experience a first hand account of a displaced immigrant family as told and performed by a talented playwright and actor.
Don't see it if Someone with no world view or interest in the massive refugee plight that's happening today.
See it if you like thoughtful, complex dramas, that have as much to teach about social issues as it does about the human heart
Don't see it if if you have a short attention span: the big pay-offs come late in the drama, though there are some great surprises throughout the play ...