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36 Linden Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
By Rajiv Joseph
Directed by Giovanna Sardelli
Starring Remi Sandri and Babak Tafti
East Coast Premiere
The truth shifts constantly in this riveting cat-and-mouse thriller about a high school vice principal and a transfer student from the Middle East. Tensions rise and secrets are unveiled in this psychological drama.
The Critics Rave!
“superbly acted… playwright Rajiv Joseph has a gift for penetrating to the depths of human nature [and] director Giovanna Sardelli creates a correspondingly taut atmosphere of hold-your-breath suspense that makes the play unfold like a courtroom thriller” ~The Boston Globe
“…suspenseful drama…emotionally and politically charged cat and mouse game…a double tour-de-force” ~CurtainUp
“…Rajiv Joseph brilliantly captures the ease with which people deceive each other… As Dr. Danielson, Remi Sandri is perfectly cast… Babak Tafti who plays Khadim delivers a well calculated performance…” ~Berkshire On Stage
“The excellent production…features a pair of powerful performances…Remi Sandri is brilliant…That Rajiv Joseph is a masterful playwright is amply demonstrated in this elegant, brilliantly constructed cat-and-mouse game, and this artful production serves the play beautifully.” ~Berkshire Arts Almanac
“It is brilliant…It is why theater exists.” ~Albany Times Union
Rajiv Joseph was both a Pulitzer Prize finalist and a Tony-nominated playwright for last season’s Broadway production of Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo with Robin Williams.
McCorkle Casting, Ltd.
Contains mature language.