Written by Luke Landric Leonard
Music by Peter Stopschinski
Lyrics by Luke Landric Leonard and Katie Pearl
Directed by Luke Landric Leonard
With Jessie Dean, Ruthy Froch, John Gasper, Joey LePage, Christopher Michael McLamb*, Sarah Grace Sanders, and John Smiley*
The performing and visual artists of Monk Parrots return to 59E59 with their distinct style of fearless theatre in Welcome to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. A dark musical comedy set in Dhahran, the play takes an intimate look at the lives of U.S. expats searching for the American dream in a foreign land.
Monk Parrots is an ensemble of performing and visual artists that create concept driven live work through multidisciplinary collaboration. From this strategy they have initiated a diverse repertoire ranging from experimental drama, musical plays, and opera. They premiere their work in New York and tour nationally and internationally. Their mission is to cultivate new audiences for new forms, provide opportunities for artists, and forge uncommon unions that enrich their practice and broaden their relationships with professional artists and community members
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