The Caterers

Author: Jonathan Leaf

The Caterers

Description: Inspired by a real-life hostage drama which took place in 1977, the play is a politically incorrect thriller dealing with the issues of anti-semitism, the role of women in the Islamic world and the West and the present conflicts between Muslims and unbelievers.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2005
Date Added: 3/7/2012
Content Advisory: There is adult content in the play. This includes marked violence, strong language and an attempted seduction
1 Act, 85 Minutes
1 Female, 3 Males

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Keywords: Characters are Mostly Young Adults · Fight Sequences · Literature and Writing · Mostly Male Characters · Naturalism/Realism · Single Set · Small Cast Size

This play is in the following collections: New York Innovative Theatre Awards

Original Production Information

The Caterers was first presented by The Immediate Theater Company at Altered Stages, New York City, in 2005, with the following cast and credits:

Brian Wallace - Mohammed
Judith Hawking - Nina
Ian Blackman - David
Peter Reznikoff - Sir Warren Heath

Director - Jose Zayas
Costumes - Mel Haley
Lighting - Aaron J. Mason
Sets - Ryan Kravetz
Music - Philip Quinaz
Stage Manager - Parys Lebron