We're thrilled to team up with Luna Stage's launch Luna's Book and Play partnership with
Mohsin Hamid's Exit West and Gabriel Jason Dean's Heartland.
Read the book and then join us for a pre-play discussion on Sunday, 4/14 at 2:15 or Thursday, 4/25 at 6:45.
"A breathtaking novel...that arrives at an urgent time." – NP
"When Nadia and Saeed fall in love in a distant unnamed city, they are just like any other young couple. But soon bullets begin to fly, fighter jets streak the sky, and curfews fall. As the spell of violence spreads, they flee their country...(A)n intimate human story about an experience shared by countless people of the world," – The Amazon Book Revie
"Whom are we prepared to leave behind in our own pursuit of happiness? Whom are we able to care for, whom are we willing to care for, and why are our answers to those questions so rarely the same?" – The New Yorker
"One of the 10 Best Books of 2017" – NY Times Book Review
APRIL 4 - APRIL 28
A young mathematician carrying a copy of The Old Man and the Sea travels from Afghanistan to Omaha, and arrives on the doorstep of retired literature professor Dr. Harold Banks. Across the world in Maidan Shar, Harold's adopted daughter teaches The Diary of Anne Frank and finds herself unexpectedly in love. Heartland is a magical new play about family, grace, and the consequences of defending an American Empire.
Join us for thoughtful and inspiring conversation.
PS. Get $5 off with code FFHEART if you book your tickets before Friday 3/22!