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Issue Details: First known date: 2019... 2019 Lady Tabouli
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'Unapologetic, piercing and deliciously funny-until-it’s-not, Lady Tabouli is James Elazzi‘s unflinching clash of cultures and a searing look at how expectations can eat away at us until we decide to change the rules.

'It’s the day of his nephew’s baptism and Danny is godfather. Living back home with his religious Lebanese mother, he’s thrown into the maelstrom of preparations and high emotions: God forbid this christening comes second to the Boustanis’! The family can’t afford to lose face, especially with Danny recently and mysteriously calling off his engagement. But secrets will out, and amidst the sugared almonds and balloon deliveries, Danny discovers the true colours of those to whom he’s closest. Where do you turn when the people you love refuse to accept the truth?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Production Details

  • Premiered at SBW Stables Theatre (Griffin Theatre Company) by Apocalypse Theatre Company and Green Door Theatre Company, 1 - 4 May 2019.

    Director: Dino Dimitriadis.

    Producer: Leila Enright.

    Production Designer: Jonathan Hindmarsh.

    Lighting Designer: Benjamin Brockman.

    Sound Designer: Ben Pierpoint.

    Stage Manager: Hannah Clarke.

    Cast: Nisrine Amine, Paul Capsis, Deborah Galanos, and Antony Makhlouf.


    Presented at the National Theatre of Parramatta, 9-18 January 2020.

    Director: Dino Dimitriadis.

    Set & Costume Designer: Jonathan Hindmarsh.

    Lighting Designer: Benjamin Brockman.

    Sound Designer: Ben Pierpoint.

    Cast including Antony Makhlouf, Deborah Galanos, Johnny Nasser, and Nisrine Amine.

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Works about this Work

Lady Tabouli Review : A Hilarious Comedy about Suffocating Expectations Cherine Fahd , 2020 single work review
— Appears in: The Conversation , 15 January 2020;

— Review of Lady Tabouli James Elazzi , 2019 single work drama
Review of Lady Tabouli, directed by Dino Dimitriadis, National Theatre of Parramatta for Sydney Festival
Lady Tabouli Review : A Hilarious Comedy about Suffocating Expectations Cherine Fahd , 2020 single work review
— Appears in: The Conversation , 15 January 2020;

— Review of Lady Tabouli James Elazzi , 2019 single work drama
Review of Lady Tabouli, directed by Dino Dimitriadis, National Theatre of Parramatta for Sydney Festival
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