A variety of fun, engaging events from either local or visiting professionals. Meeting Room B.
- Zara: A One Person Show
May 1, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
- Andrew Aghapour, a graduate of UNC's Religious Studies department with a creative background in comedy, improv, and storytelling in addition to his academic work, has developed a one person show called Zara that he will be performing at a series of events in Chapel Hill this spring. Here is how the Zara team describe it:
Zara is a one person show about race, religion, and identity in the American South. Andrew Aghapour was raised by immigrant parents in a multi-racial and multi-religious household. Zara is a comedic account of an anxious, asthmatic Muslim kid’s search for meaning and the chance encounters that impacted him, including a friendship with the man who mugged him and a love affair with marijuana. Drawing on personal stories, philosophy, and the history of monotheism, Zara is a story about how identity is inherited and remade in 21st-century America.
More information about the production and creative team is available here
Following the performance at the library there will be a talk-back and Q&A with the creative team and special guests.