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The Black Eyed Tickets & Information

New York Theatre Workshop

79 East 4th Street

(Between 2nd Avenue and Bowery) 

New York NY 10003 View on map

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The Black Eyed Summary

Betty Shamieh is a playwright, author, screenwriter and actor. Her newest play, The Black Eyed, depicts four Arab women from across the ages who meet in the afterlife. As these women - who include the Biblical Delilah and a secular modern Arab-American - struggle to understand their lives and the choices they made, this shockingly funny play skewers traditional views on sex, family and violence. The New York Times says, "[Betty Shamieh] has the playwright's most essential gift: the passion for talk. Her rich, urgent prose will fling you into a character's life as though it were your own.

The Black Eyed Cast Members:

Aysan Celik, Lameece Issaq, Jeanine Serralles, Emily Swallow

The Black Eyed Creative Team

Author: Betty Shamieh
Director: Sam Gold
Producer: New York Theatre Workshop
Press Agent: Richard Kornberg and Associates

The Black Eyed Quick Facts

Running Time:

85 minutes, with no intermission

Price Range


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Audience :

May be inappropriate for 14 and under.
Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre.

First Preview Date Opening Date
July 17, 2007 July 31, 2007

Box Office Hours

Tue - Sat: 1PM - 6PM (When there is a performance: 1PM - Curtain)
Sun: Closed (When there is a performance: 1PM - Curtain)

Tickets can only be picked up at the Box Office on the same day as the performance.

Note: The Box Office is located in the New York Theatre Workshop, 79 East 4th Street and handles tickets for both NY Theatre Workshop and 4th Street Theatre.