Ping Chong

47 Great Jones Street, New York, NY 10012
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Beyond Sacred: Voices of Muslim Identity

BRIC, Brooklyn
April 29, 2017 at 3pm
FREE, followed by conversation with the cast
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Union Theological Seminary, Manhattan
May 2, 2017 at 7:30pm
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Beyond Sacred is an interview-based theatre production by Ping Chong + Company exploring the diverse experiences of young Muslim New Yorkers. The five participants in Beyond Sacred vary in many ways, but share the common experience of coming of age in a post-9/11 New York City, at a time of increasing Islamophobia. Click here to find out more.


Poetic Duels: Sheyr Jangi
Produced with City Lore and PEN World Voices Fesitval
Dixon Place
May 6, 2017, 7:30pm-9pm
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Poetic battles, called Sheyr Jangi in Afghanistan, has roots in the early medieval Central Asian Courts. For this event, we pay homage to this tradition—but with a twist. Our “deck” of poems will be based on the theme of Gender and Power, and with the audience’s help, we invite poets to duel. Participants to be announced.