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March 3, 2023

White Rabbit Red Rabbit

March 3, 2023
GB & Lexi Singh Performance Center, 60 Douglas Road, Whitinsville, MA

White Rabbit Red Rabbit by: Nassim Soleimanpour

Performed by Jakespeare Theatre Company (LLC)  

No director, No Set. A different actor reads the never-before-seen script at each performance 

2023 Performance Dates/Times: 

Friday, March 3 at 8:00 pm: Nick Doig

Saturday, March 4 at 8:00 pm: Heather Crabbe 

Sunday, March 5 at 2:00 pm: Jason Iannone 

"I was born on Azar 19th,1360 in Tehran. That's Tehran, December 10th, 1981 in Christian years..."

Forbidden to leave his country, playwright Nassim Soleimanpour distilled the experience of an entire generation in a wild, utterly original play. WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT is a work about contemporary Iran and of Nassim's generation. A generation born amidst the hardship of the Iran-Iraq war. A generation of computer-literate, well-informed young people who have never known an Iran other than the Islamic Republic. Since its joint premiere in 2011 in Edinburgh and Summerworks festival WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT has been translated into more than 25 different languages and been performed over 2000 times by some of the biggest names in theatre and film including actors John Hurt, Whoopi Goldberg, Nathan Lane, Stephen Rea, Sinead Cusack, Marcus Brigstocke, Dominic West and film director Ken Loach.

"A stunning piece of theatre, thought-provoking and morally unsettling." -- Fringreview 

"A playful, enigmatic and haunting solo show by the Iranian writer Nassim Soleimanpour." -- New York Times 

"Fascinating and engrossing hour of thinly veiled social commentary and an edgy, contemporary take on the theatre genre." -- Broadway Baby 

"Wildly unpredictable and completely, unforgettable, White Rabbit, Red Rabbit is a punch in the air for self-expression; a testament to the power of words to transcend cultures and borders. you have to be there." -- New Zealand Herald 

Tickets and information: Jakespeare Theatre Company (LLC)

Please be aware that this play features adult language and a frank discussion on suicide and therefore may not be appropriate for all audiences.

The Singh Performance Center participates in the Card to Culture program and offers a $5 flat rate ticket price to EBT, WIC and ConnectorCare cardholders and their families.

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