Melbourne is a melting pot of cultures and few theatre productions show the contradictions between two cultures as clearly as, Good Muslim Boy, the new production on now at the Malthouse Theatre.
Featuring Award winning writer, actor and comedian Osamah Sami, who transforms the critically acclaimed memoir into this stage adaptation, Good Muslim Boy, is a hilarious and heartbreaking story of a young man dealing with his father’s legacy.
Written about Osamah Sami, who is a schemer and dreamer, the play tells the story of this eventful and (sometimes) shambolic anti-hero, who struggles with the contradictions found at the crossroads between two cultures. Having survived the Iran-Iraq war by the age of 13, life in Australia continues to be eventful.
Directed by Janice Muller, Malthouse Theatre’s 2016 Director in Residence, the play was Highly Commended at the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards and a winner at the 2016 NSW Premier’s Literary Award.
Sure to make you laugh and cry, this play is a unique take on the migrant experience and guaranteed to move you!
See Good Muslim Boy at the Malthouse Theatre from 9 February to 11 March 2018.
At: Malthouse Theatre – 113 Sturt Street, Southbank, Melbourne
Dates: 9 February to 11 March 2018
Times: Various times – see website for details