Women's Work Festival Presentation of Icarus and Amina
02 March, 2021 by Yasmine Beverly Rana | 0 comments
The Women's Work Festival of Newfoundland, Canada will present Icarus and Amina, a new play, on Wednesday, March 10th, 6:30 pm EST. https://www.womensworkfestival.ca/womens-work-festival-2021.html
Yasmine Beverly Rana’s plays have been developed at theatres including The Looking Glass Theatre (NY), The Jewel Box Theater (Los Angeles), La MaMa Experimental Theatre, and Playwrights Theatre of New Jersey among others. Fellowships and grants include a NJ State Council on the Arts TRANSITional Art Project, New Jersey State Council on the Arts Award in Playwriting, and a Walter E. Dakin Fellowship. Publications include The Alabama Literary Review, Blackbird, The Contemporary European Idea, The Kenyon Review, Lilith, TDR: The Drama Review, and anthologies, The Best Contemporary Monologues, The Best Stage Scenes, and The Best Men’s and Women’s Monologues (Smith and Kraus and Applause Books). The University of Chicago Press and Seagull Books “In Performance Series” published The War Zone is My Bed and Other Plays, an anthology of four of Yasmine’s plays. Yasmine is the co-host of “Conversations with Ken and Yasmine” and is represented by Susan Gurman in New York.
For more about Yasmine, you can visit her website here: yasminebeverlyrana.com/
About The Play
Icarus and Amina
While seeking refuge in Sister Tre’s classroom before embarking on post-high school uncertainty, Amina, an undocumented Bangladeshi immigrant asks mentor, Sister Tre to reveal her identity as a fellow outsider.