Cairo Stories

Author: Tom Coash

Cairo Stories

Description: Cairo Stories is a trilogy of one-act plays, all set in present day Cairo, addressing controversial issues such as veiling, Palestine, and AIDS with humor and humanity and a love of Egypt.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2007
Date Added: 6/15/2015
Content Advisory: Some strong language
1 Act, 85 Minutes
4 Females, 2 Males

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Keywords: Characters are Mostly Young Adults · Drama · Feminism · Gender and Sexuality · Mostly Female Characters · Naturalism/Realism · Politics · Protests · Rape · Religion and Spirituality · Social Issues

Original Production Information

Cairo Stories (3 one-acts) received its world premiere at Western Kentucky University in 2007 with the following cast and credits:

Khalid: Cody James Farinelli
Sara: Courtney Horton

Ukimwi: Alicia Lacey
John: Collin Turner

Intisar: Stevie Mattos
Samar: Caitlin Drance

Director: Scott Stroot
Assistant Director: Erin Person
Stage Manager: Nicholas Mo
Scenic Design: Tom Tutino
Sound Design: Andrew Duff
Costume Design: Ashley Mishell
Lighting Design: Chris N. Carter