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Playwright:Sharif Abu-Hamdeh


Bodies in the Park

A couple grapples with ghosts from their past and secrets in the present in a neighborhood where the planes roar overhead and the night is full of dangers both visible and unseen. Can you ever really know another person? And, can you trust a world where the person you love most turns out to be a stranger?

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Sharif Abu-Hamdeh was introduced to playwriting in a class taught by Naomi Iizuka at the University of California at Santa Barbara during his final year in the Art Studio program. His first play, Habibi, was produced by the Intersection for the Arts and Campo Santo in the Fall of 2010.

This festival is made possible by a generous donation from Ken & Ginger Baldwin

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