October 6 @ 4:00 pm EDT - 5:00 pm EDT
ODU LitFest: Playwright & Director Kareem Fahmy
This event will live-stream on the ODU Literary Festival Facebook page, featuring ODU Department of Communication & Theatre Arts Students reading a scene from “A Distinct Society” at University Theatre.
Kareem Fahmy is a Canadian-born playwright and director of Egyptian descent. His plays, which include A Distinct Society, The Triumphant, Pareidolia, The In-Between, and an adaptation of the acclaimed Egyptian novel The Yacoubian Building, have been developed at theaters across the country. Directing fellowships and residencies include Sundance Theatre Lab, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, the O’Neill, Second Stage, Soho, and Lincoln Center. Fahmy is co-founder of the Middle Eastern American Writers Lab at The Lark and of the consulting group Maia Directors.