NOW + THEN

ABOUT ME

NOW

Like our entire industry, the last seven months have been spent in many a virtual rehearsal room and "zoom reading." It's been a wild ride of understanding this new medium (and all of the silly technical mishaps along the way.) Here's a glimpse of the last few virtual reads...

FIRST DOWN

by SEVAN - Noor Theatre

MORTALITY RATE: RECALCULATING 

by Zoha Barwani - MIT Playwrights Lab

ARABIC FOR BEGINNERS

by Gamal ElSawah - MakeShift

THEN

FEBRUARY 2020

NOURA by Heather Raffo at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, MN.

SEPTEMBER 2019

YASMINA'S NECKLACE at Premiere Stages. First time playing a titular character--and an incredible cast to tell a beautiful story.

JULY 2019

JEANETTE at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center, home to the National Music Theatre Conference. 

This pop musical by Lauren Gunderson and Ari Afsar explores the life of Jeanette Rankin, America's first Congresswoman.

MAY 2019

THE CODE-NETWORK TV DEBUT

Season 1, Episode 8

MAY-JUNE 2019

WE LIVE IN CAIRO-WORLD PREMIERE at the American Repertory Theatre. Exploring the story of the 2011 Egyptian Revolution, this musical explores the passion, commitment, and joy of the youth that overthrew a 30 year dictator.

APRIL 2019

THE BAND'S VISIT closing on Broadway.

New York City aficionado. 

Keeper of cold-brew. 

Swordfighter by night.

 

"Ferocious Empath" - I laugh a lot

 

In my spare time I enjoy stand-up comedy (though I tend to prefer sitting, regardless of the situation), and contemplating my existence on the subway platform.

Follow me on Twitter and the Gram: @LayanElwazani.

 

  

 

 

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