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Lady Tabouli by James Elazzi

$14.00

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THEMES: Coming Out, Familial Obligations & Cultural Identity
GENRE: Realism, Queer Theatre
LENGTH: 150 minutes
CHARACTER AGES: 20-30 & 50+
NO. OF CHARACTERS: 4
SUITABLE FOR: Adults


“We all have families and we all have secrets.” 

Description

James Elazzi’s Lady Tabouli is an unflinching clash of cultures and a searing look at how expectations can eat away at us until we decide to change the rules.

SYNOPSIS

It’s the day of his nephew’s baptism and Danny is godfather. Living back home with his religious Lebanese mother, he’s thrown into the maelstrom of preparations and high emotions: God forbid this christening comes second to the Boustanis’!

The family can’t afford to lose face, especially with Danny recently and mysteriously calling off his engagement. But secrets will out, and amidst the sugared almonds and balloon deliveries, Danny discovers the true colours of those to whom he’s closest. Where do you turn when the people you love refuse to accept the truth?

PRODUCTION HISTORY

Lady Tabouli was first produced by Griffin Theatre Company on 1-4 May, 2019.

ISBN: 978-1-922424-22-8

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