Amena Shehab / Alma Theatre / Mistletoe & Gorse Productions Hagar: War Mother

Theatre

14+

Based on true events. One woman’s odyssey to escape Syria’s brutal war with her son, who should be having his first birthday party. Hagar’s a dreamer, but she never dreamt she’d be a refugee. Now she’s negotiating with smugglers and betrayed by friends, but the warmongers won’t stop this mother. A passionate story of fighting for a better future, whatever the cost. Written by Aksam Alyousef. Performed by Amena Shehab, a Palestinian-Syrian-Canadian, a refugee twice over. Nominated for Outstanding Fringe Performance, Drama, in Theatre Alberta’s Sterling Awards 2020. ‘A heartbreaking story, beautifully told’ ★★★★½ (Edmonton Journal).

Performances

  • Aug 2-10 14:20 (45m) £10.00 (£8.00)