Homebody/Kabul 2001 - 2002

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Tony Kushner’s remarkable play was completed before the events of September 11, 2001 brought Afghanistan to the front pages.

 

The world premiere of Homebody/Kabul was on 5th December 2001 at the New York Theatre Workshop. A version of the first scene was performed at the Chelsea Centre, London in July 1999 by Kika Markham, for whom the play was written.

 

Co-produced by Cheek by Jowl and the Young Vic in association with the New York Theatre Workshop.

 

Venue City Country Dates
New York Theatre Workshop New York USA 05/07/01
Young Vic Theatre London UK 10/05/02 – 22/06/02
Teatre Fabia Puigserver, Grec Festival Barcelona Spain 03/07/02 – 06/07/02

 

Cast
Kika MarkhamThe Homebody
Anthony BunseeDr Qari Shah/Border Guard
Kevork MalilkyanMullah Ali Aftar Durrani
William ChubbMilton Ceiling
Mark BazeleyQuango Twistleton
Jacqueline DefferaryPriscilla Ceiling
Silas CarsonMunkrat/Zai Garshi/Marabout
Souad FaressMahala
Nadim SawalhaKwaja Aziz Mondanabosh

Creatives
DirectorDeclan Donnellan
DesignerNick Ormerod
Lighting DesignerJudith Greenwood
Musical DirectorPaddy Cunneen
Movement DirectorJane Gibson
SoundPaul Arditti
Assistant DirectorEdward Dick

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