Hatef**k by Rehana Lew Miraza examines the complex relationship a Muslim author has with his religious/racial identity in an America that conflates “Muslim” with “terrorist.” He, like most of us, practices his religion more culturally than zealously but, again, like most of us, absolutely identifies with his heritage. Is he selling that heritage out by exploiting anti-Muslim fervor for money,... Read more
WP Theater continues its 2018-2019 season with the world premiere of Hatef**k, written by Rehana Lew Mirza and directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt.
Hatef**k is a WP Theater and Colt Coeur co-production.
(Photos by Joan Marcus)
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Passions ignite when Layla, an intense literature professor, accuses Imran, a brashly iconoclastic novelist, of trading in anti-Muslim stereotypes. But as their attraction grows into something more, they discover that good sex doesn’t always make good bedfellows. Conflicting cultural identities collide in this thornily clever antidote to a “meet-cute” romance.