Exile

Cherry Lane Mentor Project, April 2013

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by Nastaran Ahmadi
mentored by Kia Corthron
directed by Lisa Peterson
featuring Rebecca Brooksher, Stephanie DiMaggio, Nadine Malouf, Arya Shahi, John C. Vennema

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An Iranian-American video game tester develops a game set in a post-nuclear-apocalypse Iran, even as her own relationship becomes a fallout zone. In this new play that tests the boundaries between fantasy and reality, loyalties shift quickly, and staying alive is the only way to win.