New Threads Staged Reading Series returns!
New Threads 2022, our popular and free staged reading series, introduces four new vital plays in development from or about the Middle East. This year’s selections include stories and artists from Afghanistan, Egypt, Lebanon, Pakistan, Palestine, and the United States. The four staged readings will take place Tuesdays, August 9, 16, 23 and 30 in a tour of three different San Francisco theatre venues. All readings are at 7pm and FREE. Reservations are recommended.
Proof of vaccination with booster and a mask are required for entry.
New Episode of No Summary: Conversations with Artists Who Don’t Fit in a Box
Meet the Cast of The Language of Wild Berries
Thursday, Sept. 1st, 11:00 AM PST
Golden Thread’s Marketing & Engagement Manager Sheila Devitt introduces and interviews cast members of The Language of Wild Berries, a U.S. premiere by Naghmeh Samini. Come meet performers Zaya Kolia, Damien Seperi and Dina Zarif and learn about their theatre journeys and what excites them about this production coming up in October 2022 at Golden Thread.
Register in advance for free and join us on the Zoom webinar to ask your questions directly of the panelists!
The Language of Wild Berries
by Naghmeh Samini
translated and directed by Torange Yeghiazarian
Oct. 14 - Nov. 6, 2022
Donya and Davood celebrate their wedding anniversary by traveling to the same seaside town where they spent their honeymoon. But on this trip, their 10th anniversary, a mysterious young man is following them. Who is he? What does he want? Trying to solve the mystery of the young man throws Donya and Davood into a time warp recalling their past nine anniversary trips. They remember what they have forgotten. But will that be enough to save their marriage?