The Devils Between Us

In a small town in the boonies of South Carolina, a closeted young man named George is trying to figure out how to keep his late father's business running, only to be faced with a ghost from his youth. A young Muslim, who he knew as his boyhood lover Latif, has returned as Latifa to take care of her estranged fathers funeral. Forced to confront devils both have been avoiding, they find that their only way...
In a small town in the boonies of South Carolina, a closeted young man named George is trying to figure out how to keep his late father's business running, only to be faced with a ghost from his youth. A young Muslim, who he knew as his boyhood lover Latif, has returned as Latifa to take care of her estranged fathers funeral. Forced to confront devils both have been avoiding, they find that their only way out of the past, is through each other.
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The Devils Between Us

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  • Lisa Dellagiarino Feriend:
    26 May. 2022
    I was sucked into this play from the start and 111 pages flew by. What a captivating story about the things from our pasts that hold us hostage and the ways in which we try to break free. I loved it!
  • Jolie Frazer-Madge:
    13 Jan. 2022
    More plays about queer people in the South!!! As a gay South Carolinian this made my heart so happy!!
  • Maximillian Gill:
    24 Dec. 2021
    An intensely moving play with sharply drawn, richly inhabited characters. Yasmin's gift with dialogue is so assured that you can really feel the full weight of all of the living these characters have had before they reached this point. The piece documents traumas in a clear-eyed way, but it also shows the path out, the way to redemption for these characters.

Development History

  • Reading
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    TransTheatreFest
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    2021
  • Reading
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    Women's Theatre Festival
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    2020