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PAST SHOWS

The Domestic Crusaders in Sacramento, CA

What: A two act play by Wajahat Ali
Directed by Carla Blank

When: Friday, November 30 @ 8pm
Saturday, December 1 @ 8pm
Sunday, December 2 @ 2pm
Thursday, December 6 @ 6:30pm
Friday, December 7 @ 8pm
Saturday, December 8 @ 8pm
Sunday, December 9 @ 2pm
 
Where: American River College
4700 College Oak Drive
Sacramento, CA
 
Tickets: (916) 484-8234
http://arc.losrios.edu
 

 

The Domestic Crusaders in New York

Saturday September 10 &
Sunday September 11, 2011

What:

The Domestic Crusaders is coming back to NYC this 9-11-11 weekend! The Domestic Crusaders is one of three plays being showcased at the Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College - Art of Justice: 9/11 Performance Project

The Domestic Crusaders was published by the award winning publisher McSweeney's in December 2010, as well as being separately published as part of McSweeney's Quarterly Concern #36.

[Followed by a Panel discussion with the cast and crew]

When:

Saturday, September 10, 4:00 pm

Sunday, September 11, 5:00 pm

Where:

Gerald Lynch Theater
John Jay College
899 10 Avenue
New York, NY
Tickets: $20 [general], $10 [students with valid ID] BUY TICKETS

The Domestic Crusaders in Los Angeles

Saturday, February 12, 2011

What:

McSweeney's, in association with MPAC, CAIR and The Before Columbus Foundation invite you to celebrate the historic publication of the first major play about American Muslims.

Join Wajahat Ali and artists, musicians, and performers from the Los Angeles area in celebrating the publication of “THE DOMESTIC CRUSADERS”, the landmark play about American Muslims which received standing ovations at its sold out performance at the Atlas Theater and the Kennedy Center.

Guests and Performaces:

  • A conversation with Reza Aslan and Wajahat Ali- moderated by Edina Lekovic of MPAC
  • Remarkable Current's DJ Anas Canon
  • Def Jam Poet Mark Gonzales
  • Comedian Hasan Minhaj
  • The Hijabi Monologues featuring May Alhassen
  • Original Nasheeds by NOOR
  • Scenes from "The Domestic Crusaders" performed by local actors
  • Book signing by Wajahat Ali and Reza Aslan
  • and more artists to be announced!

Press Contact: Juliet Litman, McSweeney’s, press@McSweeneys.net

When:

Saturday, February 12
7:00pm - 10:00pm

Where:

IMAN Cultural Center
3376 Motor Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90034
Tickets:  

The Domestic Crusaders in Washington D.C.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

What:

The Nuyorican Poets Cafe, McSweeney's and The Before Columbus Foundation proudly present, in association with Asia Society:

The Domestic Crusaders East Coast Book Tour + Culture Show Extravaganza!

Come celebrate the publication of McSweeney's first play and one of the first major plays about American Muslims!

This culture show/art celebration/party/talent show also features live performances, spoken work, music, poetry and more:

Performances of the play "Domestic Crusaders" featuring the NYC cast

  • Comedy by Maysoon Zayid
  • The Hijabi Monologues performance
  • Music and Poetry by Rasul Miller
  • "167 Monologues" performance by Adeel Ahmed
  • "Astoria Park" dramatic reading by Paras Chaudhari
  • Comedy by Imran Sheikh
  • Poetry by Najva Sol
  • Book signing with the playwright, Wajahat Ali
  • and more artists to be added!

Co-sponsored by: 

The Interfaith Center of New York
CAIR-NY
Islamic Center at NYU
CAMP –NY
Your Dil - NYC
Arab American Association of NY
Parwaz Playhouse

When:

Wednesday, January 12
6:30pm - 9:00pm

Where:

The Nuyorican Poets Cafe 236 East 3rd Street Between Ave B & CNew York, NY

Tickets:

$10
https://secure.gigmaven.co m/events/4297/orders/new


Friday, January 14, 2011

What: Busboys and Poets Cafe, McSweeney's and The Before Columbus Foundation proudly present:

...The Domestic Crusaders East Coast Book Tour & Culture Show Extravaganza!

Join Wajahat Ali and artists, musicians, and performers from the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area in celebrating the publication of “THE DOMESTIC CRUSADERS”, the landmark play about American Muslims which received standing ovations at its sold out performance at the Atlas Theater and the Kennedy Center.

This culture show/art celebration/party/talent show also features live performances, spoken work, music, poetry and more:

  • Performances of the play "Domestic Crusaders" featuring the NYC cast
  • Book signing with the playwright, Wajahat Ali
  • Performance by Comedian Zehra Fazal
  • The Hijabi Monologues performance
  • Original Music by Saad Omar
  • Urdu Ghazzals performed by Kabir Altaf
  • Poetry and Performance by Holly Bass
  • Original Poetry by Sham-e-Ali Nayeem
  • and more artists to be added!

Co-sponsored by: Georgetown’s Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, OPEN, MPAC, M-100 and Parwaz Playhouse

http://www.busboysandpoets .com/events.php?loc=2

When:

Friday, January 14
6:30pm - 8:30pm

Where:

Busboys and Poets Cafe
1025 5th St NW at K St NW Washington, DC

Tickets:

FREE!


Friday, November 12, 2010

What:

A two act play by Wajahat Ali
Directed by Carla Blank

A performance of ACT I and ACT II, the complete version of The Domestic Crusaders.  Plus meet the playwright, Wajahat Ali in a Q&A following the performance.

When:

Friday, November 12 at 7:30 pm

 

Where:

Theresa and Jane Lang Theatre of The Atlas Performing Arts Center

1333 H Street NE
Washington, DC 20002

For directions, visit: http://www.atlasarts.org/plan.php

Tickets: For reservations and tickets information, call 202.399.7993 ext 2

Sunday, November 14, 2010

What:

A two act play by Wajahat Ali
Directed by Carla Blank

Act I of THE DOMESTIC CRUSADERS will be performed in Washington, D.C. at the Kennedy Center's Millennium Stage

When:

Sunday, November 14, 6:00 pm.

 

Where:

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566

Tickets: The event is free to the public and no tickets are required. Earlier that weekend, M-100 and M-PAC will sponsor two staged readings of the entire play at another Washington, D.C. site. Please check back for details, soon to come. Seating available on a first come, first served basis, and the house opens at 5:30pm.

THE DOMESTIC CRUSADERS makes its first international appearances

What:

THE DOMESTIC CRUSADERS

When:

July 31 & August 1, 2010
6:00—8:30 PM

Where:

MuslimFest 2010
RBC Theatre of the Living Arts Centre
4141 Living Arts Drive
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada


THE DOMESTIC CRUSADERS returns to where it started

What:

THE DOMESTIC CRUSADERS, one of the first major plays about Muslim Americans, comes to the Bay Area for an exclusive 3 show engagement sponsored by U.C. Berkeley. 

When:

April 10, 2 pm and 7 pm
April 11, 2 pm

Where:

Durham  Studio Theater
University of California, Berkeley
Directions and Map to the Theater

Tickets:

$7 [Students and Seniors], $10 Adult
PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE


THE DOMESTIC CRUSADERS’ five week Off-Broadway run

What:

THE DOMESTIC CRUSADERS first New York City appearance
The Domestic Crusaders completed a historic, box-office breaking, 5 week Off Broadway run at the landmark Nuyorican Poets Cafe in New York.

When:

September 11, 2009 — October 11, 2009

Where:

Nuyorican Poets Cafe
236 E 3rd St New York NY 10009


What:

THE DOMESTIC CRUSADERS
The Domestic Crusaders headlined the prestigious 2008 Performing the World Conference with a reading at the All Stars Theatre in New York, York in October 2008.

When:

October 3, 2008

Where:

All Stars Project
543 West 42nd Street
New York, NY 10036


THE DOMESTIC CRUSADERS’ Original Showcase Productions in California

What:

THE DOMESTIC CRUSADERS’

When:

Saturday, September 10, 2005: 8:00 PM
Sunday, September 11, 2005: 2:00 PM

Where:

San Jose State University Theatre
5th and San Fernando


What:

THE DOMESTIC CRUSADERS’

When:

Friday, July 15, 2005: 8:00 PM
Saturday, July 16, 2005: 2:00 PM
Saturday, July 16, 2005: 8:00 PM

Where:

Thrust Theatre, Berkeley Repertory Theatre
2025 Addison Street, Berkeley