LEYLA MODIRZADEH* is pleased to be making her SpeakEasy debut. Leyla has collaborated with Obie Award-winning theatre artist Ping Chong on projects for over 25 years as performer, co-writer, and director. Her one person shows, Lubbock or Leave It! and Together Tea, have also had successful national tours. Professional acting credits include shows at Lincoln Center, A Contemporary Theatre, The Group Theatre, The Kennedy Center, Wisdom Bridge Theatre, La Mama ETC, and New York Theatre Workshop. She has also enjoyed teaching acting at such institutions as the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco and at UC Berkeley. (she/her)
WINNER! 2022 Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Play! “English Only.” That’s the mantra of Marjan, an English teacher in Karaj, Iran struggling to prepare her four students to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language. The exam has life-changing …
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SpeakEasy Stage Company is the Stanford Calderwood Pavilion Resident Theatre Company at the Boston Center for the Arts. This program is supported in part by a grant from the Boston Cultural Council, a local agency which is funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, administrated by the Mayor’s Office of Arts, Tourism, and Special Events.