Staged Reading: PALOMA by Anne García-Romero


Location: Philbin Studio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

A play about interfaith relationships, faith, and love in a post 9/11 world.  

This event contains mature content. This is a free but ticketed event. To guarantee your reservation please pick-up your will call tickets at least 15 minutes prior to the performance. In the event of a sell out, unclaimed will call tickets will be used to seat patrons waiting on standby.

Directed by Alan Freeman
Written by Anne García-Romero    

In 2004 New York City, Ibrahim, a Muslim, and Paloma, a Catholic, meet and fall in love while studying at NYU.  Inspired by a 11th century Spanish-Muslim meditation on the art of love, the young couple travels to Spain, seeking to overcome their religious differences which threaten to divide them. After tragedy strikes, Ibrahim must seek the help of his friend Jared, a young Jewish attorney, to clear his name. 

Panel discussion immediately following the reading with:

Anne García-Romero
Thomas J. and Robert T. Rolfs Assistant Professor 
Department of Film, Television, and Theatre,
Fellow, Nanovic Institute for European Studies

Alan Freeman
Professor Emeritus, Theater
Occidental College

Ebrahim Moosa
Professor of Islamic Studies
Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies


Ethan Rains
Carolyn Zeller
Jesse Einstein

with Surenna Saffari and Stephanie Tucker

Sponsored by:

The Nanovic Institute for European Studies
The Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies
The Department of Film, Television, and Theatre