Acts of Faith

by  Marilyn Felt

Full Length Play, Drama  /  1m, 1f

Shi'ite Muslim terrorists have hijacked a jetliner in this hit drama from New York's Mosaic Theatre. 

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Acts of Faith

by  Marilyn Felt

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1m, 1f
  • Accolades

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    From Off-Broadway
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

Shi'ite Muslim terrorists have hijacked a jetliner in this hit drama from New York's Mosaic Theatre. Ahmed is assigned to guard the plane's one Jewish passenger, an American named Barbara. Whereas Ahmed is ready to die for his beliefs, Barbara has no particular faith. In the course of this riveting drama, she begins to understand what it means to be Jewish while Ahmed is moved to question some of his fanatical assumptions. A wary friendship develops as each learns about and develops sympathy for the other.
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Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Professional Theatre
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance
  • Optional Music/Media Fee: $15 per performance

Production

Details

  • Setting: The upstairs passenger cabin of a 747.

Casting

1m, 1f
AHMED - Arabic and devout Shiite. 20 years old, slight, dark, and volatile.
BARBARA - American and Jewish, in her 30s.
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Authors

Marilyn Felt

Marilyn Felt

Acts of Faith premiered in a production by Mosaic Theatre at the 92nd Street Y in New York City in December 1987 under the direction of William Foeller.

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