Performing Arts Students Premiere New Play: “Suicide in B Flat”

21 November 2022 Comments Off on Performing Arts Students Premiere New Play: “Suicide in B Flat”

A new, Turkish-language play, written by Sam Shepard, “Suicide in B Flat” premiered on November 18 in the Faculty of Music and Performing Arts Theater Hall.

Directed by Jason Hale, the production is being staged by the Department of Performing Arts students as a senior project, the first such project to be presented this academic year. Performances will run through December 22.

Authored by American actor, playwright, author, screenwriter and director Sam Shepard, translated by Ege Tolga, “Suicide in B Flat” begins with two detectives investigating the suicide of a pianist after they arrive at the B-floor of his apartment.

Remaining performances of the play will take place on November 25, December 1, 8, 15 and 22, at 8 p.m. in the FMPA Theater Hall.

Cast members are Nevin Ece Akkaya, Erk Şekercioğlu, Gökçe Taştan, Ege Tolga, Bora Uzunboy, Ferhan Vural. Poster design is by Ayça Eren, with music by Zeynep Ezgi Yıldız and lighting by Yılmaz Ertekin.

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