Wisdom From Everything

A 19 year old Syrian refugee agrees to marry a much older Jordanian doctor so that she can escape the refugee camp and get an education, but when she gets to his home in Amman she finds herself a pawn in a strange family drama.
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Wisdom From Everything

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  • Hallie Palladino:
    1 Mar. 2018
    A beautifully crafted, unflinching portrait of a family trying to survive in the upside down world of a refugee camp. Farzana is thrust into an unlikely marriage, gambling that she may just get an education. A complex and surprising family drama about loyalty and the lengths people are willing to go to in a time of crisis. This play is full of unexpected, highly specific characters and situations that bring to life a part of the world we rarely see on stage, and certainly if we do never like this.

Development History

  • Reading
    ,
    Local Theater Company
    ,
    2017
  • Reading
    ,
    Chicago Dramatists
    ,
    2016
  • Commission
    ,
    Goodman Theatre
    ,
    2015

Production History

  • Professional
    ,
    Local Theater Company, Boulder, CO
    ,
    2018