The Guthrie Theater presents a New Arab American Theater Works production of

Zafira and the Resistance 

by KATHRYN HADDAD
directed by MALEK NAJJAR and ZEINA SALAME

Overview

With a controversial leader in power and Islamophobic sentiments on the rise, an Arab American teacher and her community get swept into the chaos. What will happen when her high school becomes a center for the government's new agenda? This compelling new play by Minnesota playwright Kathryn Haddad takes a critical look at Arab American identity, institutional racism and the generational fears of Arab and Muslim communities.

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Ticket prices

Tickets range from $9 to $32. Seating is general admission.

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Run time 

Approximately 2 hours, 10 minutes (including intermission)

Accessibility

ASL-interpreted, audio-described and open-captioned performances are available on select dates.

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Venue info

Zafira and the Resistance will take place in the Dowling Studio.

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