A Gay Ex-Catholic Iraqi Tells His Story of Coming Out in Tragicomedy Blood Fruit
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The last date listed for Blood Fruit was Saturday August 20, 2011 / 7:00pm.
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Majd did a wonderful job of bringing ALL the characters to life. Postures and facial characteristics were distinct to each. What some actors might have played for maudlin, he showed the joy of living in each situation. I will, and am recommending it to friends.
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If you're rolling your eyes at the thought of yet another coming out story, join the club -- but this one is actually interesting and unpredictable, which makes it rare, if not unique.
While other coming out solo shows wallow in self-pity or...continued
Written by Majd Murad
Developed with Eric Trules
Produced by Jack Fry
Directed by Bethany Kraemer
Majd Murad is a writer, performer, director, maskmaker, and educator. He graduated Cum Laude from the University of California, Riverside, where he was the recipient of the Richard Risso Endowed Award in Theatre, the Academic Excellence Award in Theatre two years in a row, and six fellowships from the Gluck Program of the Arts. Some of his best roles include Eliot in Charles Evered’s Celadine, Tybalt in Romeo and Juliet, Helmer in A Doll House, and Mr. Mayor in Seussical! Blood Fruit marks his first solo show and he will continue to perfect it and perform it around the globe.
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