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Our Enemies: Lively Scenes of Love and Combat  

~playauthor~Written by~ Yussef El Guindi , Michael Malek Najjar ~playauthor~Edited by~ Michael Malek Najjar

Methuen Drama, 2019

Bloomsbury Publishing

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 11, Roles: Total (10), Female (3), Male (7), Unassigned (0)

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...Examines the intra-Muslim conflicts that face writers, imams, and second-generation Arab Americans. The successful Arab writer Mohsen is pitted against the struggling writer Gamal and his novelist girlfriend Noor. Each has contended...

Pilgrims Musa and Sheri in the New World  

~playauthor~Written by~ Yussef El Guindi , Michael Malek Najjar ~playauthor~Edited by~ Michael Malek Najjar

Methuen Drama, 2019

Bloomsbury Publishing

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 8, Roles: Total (5), Female (2), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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...A charming romantic comedy with a twist, this play follows Musa, an Egyptian immigrant and Sheri, a Caucasian waitress. The pair navigate their feelings about each other and love alongside the expected cultural norms that often prove...

Back of the Throat  

~playauthor~Written by~ Yussef El Guindi , Michael Malek Najjar ~playauthor~Edited by~ Michael Malek Najjar

Methuen Drama, 2019

Bloomsbury Publishing

Playtext

Roles: Total (7), Female (3), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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...Described by the author as "a paranoid thought game", born of the insecurity he felt as an Arab/Muslim American in the months following the 9/11 attacks. It follows a young Arab-American (Khaled) as he is questioned and confined by two...

Language Rooms  

~playauthor~Written by~ Yussef El Guindi , Michael Malek Najjar ~playauthor~Edited by~ Michael Malek Najjar

Methuen Drama, 2019

Bloomsbury Publishing

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 6, Roles: Total (4), Female (0), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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...A dystopian reflection of the vast network of black site/secret prisons established by the Central Intelligence Agency after 9/11 with the aim of confidentially detaining those deemed terrorists and subjecting them to indefinite detention...

Threesome  

~playauthor~Written by~ Yussef El Guindi , Michael Malek Najjar ~playauthor~Edited by~ Michael Malek Najjar

Methuen Drama, 2019

Bloomsbury Publishing

Playtext

Acts: 2, Roles: Total (3), Female (1), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...A scintillating mise-en-scene that slyly camouflages the fact that the play is actually about the 2011 Egyptian revolution, Western neo-imperialism and a scathing critique of Orientalism in the American publishing establishment. With a trio...