HB Studios and The LES Shakespeare Company present this drama about a young Iranian girl trapped in an abusive marriage in the 1940s.
After years of suffering both physically and mentally at the hands of her spouse Izat knows the only way she will survive is if she is able to leave him. In an unprecedented move her father is able to use his influence to secure a divorce for her. Moving back and forth in time from 1940 to 2009, the story weaves together Izat’s struggles with her path to a happier life. Based on a true story and inspired by a collection of interviews from Middle Eastern immigrants and refugees.