Red Wednesday follows a family’s lasting trauma through political then cultural revolution, as different generations make sense of how their actions affect each other and their understandings of freedom, peace, humanity and revolution. Inspired by the controversial story of Sadegh Ghotbzadeh, Iran’s foreign minister during the 1979 hostage crisis, the production pays special attention to those left to clean up the mess when we blow each other up.
Built for Collapse is an award-winning theater company committed to building multi-disciplinary work that challenges theatrical form. They develop each project using a highly physical process that draws inspiration from history, found texts, visual art, and pop culture to create a live collage of the world and its stories.
Written by Sanaz Ghajar. Spoken text in this production also includes phrases and passages from historical transcripts, interviews and other primary sources along with original contributions by Sam Corbin, Joe Dimuzio, Ben Hobbs, Layla Khoshnudi, Rohan Kymal and Jason Yamas.
SANAZ GHAJAR is a director, writer and DJ. She has developed works nationally and internationally with New York Theatre Workshop, Clubbed Thumb, Playwrights Horizons, The Drama League, Target Margin Theater, The New Ohio, Three Legged Dog, Prelude, Ars Nova, HERE, Dixon Place, The Red House Center for Culture and Debate in Bulgaria, Prague Film and Theater Center, Ikincikat Theatre in Turkey, Goldex Poldex Gallery in Poland, Fragility in London, and others. She is a New York Theatre Workshop Usual Suspect and Drama League Director’s Project Alum. Member of the 2015/2016 Civilian's R&D Group.
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