Ahmed is a Bahrain-born, Egypt-grown theatre-maker, writer, and thinker. Ahmed is a recipient of the prestigious and highly-selective Crown Prince of Bahrain International Scholarship. He’s also the new Assistant Director for Zaynab’s Night of Destiny! “I am thrilled to be working on Zaynab’s Night of Destiny alongside an incredible team of international artists – all of whom…

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Playwright Denmo Ibrahim and Director of Creative Engagement Hallie Dizdarevic join Keith Waits from LVA’s Artebella on the Radio to chat about “Zaynab’s Night of Destiny”! Tune in to WXOX 97.1 FM on Thursday, April 22nd at 10am or stream anytime at ARTXFM.com!

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Denmo Ibrahim is a first-generation Egyptian-American playwright, actor, and entrepreneur who the San Francisco Chronicle called  “a tower of strength in the Bay Area theatre scene.” Denmo was one of 25 theatre artists nominated for the Rainin Fellowship (2020) and was a Sundance Theatre Lab Finalist. Denmo joins the Connecting Cultures team as the playwright…

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Hend Al-Mansour (Visual artist) is a Minnesotan immigrant from Saudi Arabia. Her work unfolds across painting, screen-printing, drawing, installation and 2D animation. Influenced by Islamic art and architecture, she tells stories about powerful Arab women. She places her heroines within milieus of Arabic geometric design with a warm and vibrant palette. She joins us in the…

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When: Thursday, March 25th at 7pmWhere: Online via ZoomTickets: Free Event Celebrate Women’s History Month by getting to know the creative team of amazing women behind Zaynab’s Night of Destiny, a new children’s audio immersive scheduled for release in August 2021 and inspired by stories from across the Louisville community! Director Zeina Salame will host…

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Funding will help support an original audio immersive production designed to build cross-cultural understanding. LOUISVILLE, KY — Commonwealth Theatre Center (CTC) has been approved for a $10,000 Grants for Arts Projects award to support its Connecting Cultures initiative.  The grant will directly support the development of ZAYNAB’S NIGHT OF DESTINY, an audio immersive play reflecting…

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An original audio drama by playwright Denmo Ibrahim will build cross-cultural understanding among marginalized groups. Commonwealth Theatre Center (CTC) announces the commission of a world-premiere audio drama by playwright Denmo Ibrahim. The piece will be inspired by several local community partners within the Louisville area, with specific focus on Muslim youth, to develop an inclusive…

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Commonwealth Theatre Center (CTC) has been awarded a forward-looking $61,000 grant from the South Arts Resilience Fund. This new fund, created with support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, supports new, region-specific activities that build the long-term resiliency of arts organizations battling the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. “We’re grateful to South Arts for boosting…

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