White Rabbit, Red Rabbit – March 26

drawing of a red rabbit alongside a white rabbit

by Nassim Soleimanpour
produced in association with Aurora Nova Productions and Boat Rocker Entertainment

Prime Performance - Sunday, March 26, 2023 at 7:30pm

A wild, utterly original play about contemporary Iran is presented to celebrate World Theater Day.  Twenty-nine years old and forbidden to leave his country, playwright Nassim Soleimanpour distills the experience of an entire generation born amidst the hardship of the Iran-Iraq war. Since its premiere in 2011, the play has been translated into more than 30 different languages and has been performed over 3000 times all over the world. Bianca Stinney will take the stage for this performance.

Playwright's web site

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Bianca Stinney was born and raised in Albany and is a proud native of the Arbor Hill community. She attended Barnard College of Columbia University where she received her Bachelor's degree in Theater and Elementary Education. She later received her Master’s degree in Literacy and Special Education from the University at Albany. Bianca is currently teaching 1st grade in the Capital Region. Credits include On-The-Go Tour productions of Shakespeare the Remix and Friend of a Friend: Tales of the Underground Railroad with Capital Repertory Theatre , For Colored Girls Who Have Considered  Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf with the State Street Theater Company, The Light with the Black Theatre Troupe of Upstate NY, and an original devised musical City of Myth: Ilium Sings with Troy Foundry Theater.

This performance is part of a series spotlighting local artists. Funding support provided by University at Albany Foundation, University Auxiliary Services and the Alumni Association.