Our Free Reading Series is Back!
After a 2 year hiatus, our highly anticipated new play development series is back! Presented in a special hybrid format, the readings are free and open to the public, and all are accessible via digital live-stream with some limited in person tickets available to join us live at Potrero Stage! This year’s line-up includes a very special virtual opening event curated by Sahar Assaf, the first full read through of a recently commissioned and collaboratively created triptych play by Golden Thread Resident Artists Hassan Abdulrazzak, Hannah Khalil, and Mona Mansour, and a play by acclaimed Brooklyn-based actor and writer Leslie Kalarchian.
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Meet Our New Executive Artistic Director Sahar Assaf!
We are proud to announce that Sahar Assaf is our new Artistic Director. Following a global search, Sahar has relocated from Lebanon to San Francisco to helm the now 25 year old production company beginning May 3rd. Learn more about Sahar’s artistic history, goals for Golden Thread, and relocation to San Francisco below!
NO SUMMARY: Online Conversations with Artists that Don’t Fit in a Box!
Join us in collaboration with The Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies at Stanford University and the Roshan Institute for Persian Studies at the University of Maryland as we celebrate the launch of the first and only searchable database in the field of MENA Theatre: The Digital Guide to Theatre of the Middle East: 21st Century Volume (DGTOME) created by dramaturg and researcher Marjan Moosavi. Marjan will present the DGTOME and will be followed by a roundtable discussion with Arts Professor Catherine Coray, playwright Adam El Sayegh, and stage director Pirronne Yousefzadeh, moderated by our Executive Artistic Director Sahar Assaf about the intersection of digital humanities research and MENA theatre! Tune in to celebrate MENA stories and playwrights with us!
Don’t miss the Livestream on July 30th, 2021 @ 11AM PT!