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$45    |  Jun 16, 2024  |  3:00PM - 4:15PM

The 1980s saw an influx to Los Angeles of Iranian refugees, fleeing their homeland when the theocratic Islamic Revolution came to power. The new immigrants found safety, work, love, a vibrant community, and hope in their new California home.

At the center of the story is Zohreh, a mother striving to build a new life for her daughter, Sima, amidst the echoes of their past. Together, the navigate the complexities of displacement, cultural identity, and the pursuit of new beginnings in a city that promises as much as it demands. Their journey is interwoven with the lives of a diverse cast of characters that comprise “TehrAngeles.”

Written by Nakta Pahlevan. Directed by Nakta Pahlevan and Afshin Katanchi. Choreography by Aaron Gilliam. Composer/Musical director: Ali Azizian. Produced by Nakta Pahlevan and Ali Azizian. Presented by Hashti Media and The Independent Collective Artists of Los Angeles.