9 Parts of Desire: Iraqi Women's Lives Powerfully Examined
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The last date listed for 9 Parts of Desire was Wednesday June 22, 2011 / 8:00pm.
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Oscar nominee Chazz Palminteri is a modern-day James Cagney, the tough guy with a sensitive soul. Now the star of Bullets Over Broadway, The Usual Suspects and A Bronx Tale returns to his roots in the Los Angeles theater scene, where he was first discovered by Robert De Niro. And just like De Niro first supported him decades ago, he is now championing (and starring in) the work of a brilliant, if unknown, playwright: Unorganized Crime by Kenny D'Aquila. In this gripping and savage story, Gino Sicuso, a forgotten brother and son, is banished to Detroit by his father. What transpires between two brothers and a conflicted but loyal woman is sometimes comedic, sometimes tragic, but always unforgettable. D'Aquila and Elizabeth Rodriguez co-star with Palminteri in this production directed by David Fofi. Learn More
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This powerfully explosive play takes us under the veil as one actress performs nine stunning portraits drawn over a cross section of Iraqi women from ages 13 to 70.
9 Parts of Desire delves into the many conflicting aspects of what it means to be a woman in the age-old war zone that is Iraq, providing us with an unusually timely meditation on the ancient, the modern and the feminine in a country overshadowed by war.
Please join Ms. Huffman for a talkback following the performance with very special guests:
Professor A. Marco Turk, Professor Emeritus of Negotiation, Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding, California State University Dominguez Hills
Dr. Hamoud Salhi, Assistant Professor of Political Science, California State University, Dominguez Hills
Panel moderated by actor and Emmy award-winning journalist Ron Canada.