by Henry Naylor
directed by Brendan Ragan
November 17 - December 17, 2017
Tillie and Samira were born 175 years apart, but their parallel stories eerily mirror one another across generations. Tillie is a Victorian pioneer woman sent to Afghanistan to fulfill wifely duties for an officer of the British Raj, while Samira is a Muslim schoolgirl who runs away to Syria to become the jihadi bride of an ISIS fighter. Both are confronted with tragedy in war-torn lands as they face the oppressive realities of their male-dominated landscapes.
Approximately 70 minutes, no intermission.
Content Disclaimer: Contains adult content.
Paid for in part by Sarasota County Tourist Development Tax revenues.
Production Stage Manager
Scenic & Lighting Design
Projection & Sound Design
Assistant Stage Manager
*member of Actor's Equity Association
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