The Semitic Root presents an immersive murder mystery loosely inspired by the unnamed Arab character killed in Albert Camus' novel 'The Stranger.' More…
Audience members enter a traditional Arab storytelling café, where for centuries masters of the oral tradition wove tales of intrigue. Experience French Algiers on the brink of revolution, and witness three Arab brothers vie for the love of the same woman. Their bitter rivalry ends only when one is gunned down by a French stranger. Written by Betty Shamieh ('Fit for a Queen') and directed by May Adrales ('Vietgone').
See it if You want to know more about Algeria, and the struggle of her people. You like immersive theaters. A great way to look at colonialism.
Don't see it if You don't want to think about colonialism and its results. Can be slow sometimes, and plots don't connect well at times.