They came from Damascus, Aleppo, Banias, and beyond — and now they live in camps and abandoned buildings as Syria becomes a haunting memory. In this intimate and compelling drama, a Syrian woman prepares kibbeh in her kitchen while recounting tales of her vanished lover, bringing to life a land torn apart by civil war.
Appetizers: 8:00 pm – Performance: 8:30 pm – Refreshments: 9:45 pm
An appetizer of kibbeh will be served prior to the performance, followed by a sampling of Syrian dessert and coffee afterwards.
About Silk Road Rising: A Chicago based company that creates live theatre that tell stories through a diverse intersection of cultures. The Silk Road is a legacy associated with rich traditions of oral narrative, epic poetry, and storytelling. Thus, the celebrated trade routes serve Silk Road Rising both as a geographic guide as well as a metaphor for intercultural dialogue.
|DATE AND TIME||LOCATION|
|Sat, April 29, 2017
8:00 PM – 10:30 PM PDT
|Ismaili Centre, Burnaby
4010 Canada Way
Burnaby, BC V5G 1G8