Genre: Drama
Starring Farah Bala, written by David L. Meth and Directed by Tony Award Winner Trezana Beverley

TO THE DEATH OF MY OWN FAMILY is an intensely dramatic non-linear play about an Afghan-American woman who returns to the land she fled with her mother as a child to help her father escape, and then has to justify her journey, reclaim her citizenship, and relive lives lost, during an interrogation when she comes home to the United States.

DAVID L. METH is an O'Neill finalist who has been produced nationally. For more information, please visit:

TREZANA BEVERLEY: Winner of the 1976 Tony Award for her performance in the Broadway show "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow Is Enuf". Among the highlights of her distinguished acting career are: Mother Courage, A Raisin In The Sun, Flyin' West, Peer Gynt and Macbeth. In film: Beloved, Resurection, Carolina Skeletons and Margaret and the Saturday Night Ladies. Among her directing credits are: Spell# 7, Native Son, In The Blood, From The Mississippi Delta, Pecong, The Trojan Woman, Salome, String Of Pearls, and The Bluest Eye.

FARAH BALA originated the role of "Nadeema" and resides in New York City. She is a founding member of Q Theatre Productions in her hometown Bombay, India. Theatre credits include Lady Macbeth in Macbeth, Sylvia in Two Gentlemen of Verona, Letters to Baghdad, Fear Up, and 9/12. Film credits include Karma, Confessions and Holi. She is affiliated with Sports and Arts in Schools Foundation.

Open:   04/08/07
Close:   04/08/07

Sunday night, 7:00 PM, for a Limited Engagement: one night only
Theater:   Mo Pitkins
Address:   34 Avenue A
New York, NY
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