Besbouss

November 7 - 20, 2019

Pleiades Theatre

Playwright(s): Stéphane Brulotte

Directed by:
Majdi Bou-Matar

Featuring:
Saïd Benyoucef
Adam Paolozza

Besbouss is the fictional account of a Tunisian forensic pathologist, Karim Djebara, tasked with an autopsy on the body of Mohamed Bouazizi, the young street vendor whose self-immolation launched the Arab Spring. Charged by his government’s authorities with clearing them of any blame, Dr. Djebara must grapple with his country’s past, present and future as he decides whether to risk his own career by preserving the truth and dignity of the young deceased lying on the autopsy table before him.

Upcoming Performances

November 7, 2019 7:30 pm (preview)

November 8, 2019 7:30 pm

November 9, 2019 2:00 pm

November 9, 2019 7:30 pm

November 10, 2019 2:00 pm

November 12, 2019 7:30 pm

November 13, 2019 2:00 pm

November 13, 2019 7:30 pm

November 14, 2019 7:30 pm

November 15, 2019 7:30 pm

November 16, 2019 2:00 pm

November 16, 2019 7:30 pm

November 17, 2019 2:00 pm

November 19, 2019 7:30 pm

November 20, 2019 2:00 pm

November 20, 2019 7:30 pm