Nicolas Kent and Indhu Rubasingham

Two of London's top directors - (L-R) Nicolas Kent and Indhu Rubasingham- bring "The Great Game: Afghanistan" to Berkeley Rep. (Image: courtesy of Berkeley Repertory Theatre)

Qayoumi to interview famed London director at Berkeley Rep Oct 25

  • October 19, 2010 5:22am

Cal State East Bay President Mohammad “Mo” Qayoumi will interview famed director Indhu Rubasingham at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre on Oct 25. This free event is part of the theatre's "Page to Stage" series.

Rubasingham is known for directing plays on Britain's most esteemed stages, including the Gate Theatre, the National Theatre, the Royal Court, and the Young Vic.   She co-directs, The Great Game: Afghanistan, a unique three part theatrical event exploring the culture and history of Afghanistan since Western involvement in 1842 to the present day. Great Game will debut on the west coast at Berkeley Rep’s Roda Theatre on Oct 22 with performances through Nov 7.

The talk starts at 7pm and runs about 60 minutes; doors open at 6:30pm for general-admission seating. No tickets are necessary, but seating is limited. For more information, visit the Berkeley Rep Web site.

Cal State East Bay alumni are invited to join the speakers for a post-talk reception.  RSVP to alumni@csueastbay.edu.

Don’t miss this insightful and exciting event!

KL

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