“One of the bravest and most uplifting experiences I have ever had.” – ArtSmart Review of Unveiled, July 8, 2016, Khinali Bagwandeen
Voyage Theater Company (VTC) is a New York-based theater company that produces new and unknown plays by playwrights from around the world. The company creates opportunities for collaboration across cultures and disciplines, engages with diverse audiences, and reaches underserved communities with targeted programming. With an emphasis on international themes, VTC strives to present works that address current social and political struggles. The company works in partnership with other non-profit organizations to broaden perspectives and build greater cultural equity across communities. Productions include Aleksei Arbuzov’s My Poor Marat, Canal Park Playhouse (2013); Daniel Libman’s Intermission; Sun by African-American playwright Adrienne Kennedy in remembrance of the 50th anniversary of the Malcolm X assassination, Treehouse Theater, (2015); Unveiled by Muslim-American playwright Rohina Malik, (2015), South African National Arts Festival in Grahamstown and 969 Festival at the Wits Theatre, Johannesburg (2016);The Pelican (2015) and in a new English translation, Fourth Street Theater (2016); THE MECCA TALES with Crossroads Theatre Company (2017); and five plays in the Parts Unknown Reading Series. VTC is currently partnering with Queens College and The Center for Ethnic, Religious, and Racial Understanding (CERRU) to present a staged reading of Mosque Alert by Jamil Khoury. Other participating organizations include the American Muslim Women Association, Westchester Coalition Against Islamophobia, and the Sisterhood of Salam Shalom. In September 2016, VTC partnered with the 53rd Street Branch of the New York Public Library by presenting a free performance of Unveiled to commemorate the 15th anniversary of 9/11.
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