Zafira the Olive Oil Warrior

Written by Kathryn Haddad
Directed by Dipankar Mukherjee

Preview: Sept. 10, 7:30 p.m., Opening: Sept. 11, 4 p.m.  Sept. 15 – Oct. 2: Thursdays – Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 4 p.m.
Avalon Theatre, (In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre)
1500 E. Lake St., Minneapolis.

Tickets: $18 general; $15 for students, seniors, and groups.  Call Brown Paper Tickets at 1-800-838-3006 or purchase online ( ) . Reservations are recommended!

It is the not so distant future and suicide bombers have hit simultaneous cities across the United States. Arab and Muslim Americans are official enemies of the state and have been ordered into internment camps. ZAFIRA tells the story of one Arab American woman?s experience leading up to, during, and after her internment.


Post-performance discussions on September 11 and on Friday and Saturday nights. Pre-performance discussions on Sundays at 2 p.m. in the lobby of the Avalon Theatre. Discussions are co-sponsored by Mizna. For more information, visit