DETOUR GUIDE

WRITTEN & PERFORMED BY: KARIM NAGI

DIRECTED BY: ANNA C. BAHOW

MARCH 11 – APRIL 7, 2019

This one-man musical, directed by Anna C. Bahow, takes us on an alternative tour of the Arab World & Arab America. Using lyrics, percussion & an urban soundscape, master storyteller Karim Nagi guides us through a social and political labyrinth, extolling the virtues of revolution, immigration, and hummus along the way.

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Press

"RECOMMENDED! Karim Nagi's spirited solo show ... provided opportunities for both cathartic joy and sobering reflection ... his musical passport bears stamps from an astounding array of influences, all of which come together near the end in a virtuoso display ... a physical manifestation of beauty and joy."

- Kerry Reid, Chicago Tribune

 

"RECOMMENDED! A fantastic educational and cultural experience ... engaging ... incomparable musical talent ...a performer of unbelievable talent, passion and amiability."

- Colin Douglas, chicagotheatrereview.com

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