Meet the Artists

 • Production Manager


Nasser Faris • Samir
Peter Jay Fernandez • Kevin
Sevan Greene • Ahmed
Julienne Hanzelka Kim • Esther
J. Paul Nicholas • Nasser

Production Team

Yussef El Guindi • Playwright
Blanka Zizka • Director
 • Dramaturg
Janus Stefanowicz • Costume Designer
Patreshettarlini Adams • Stage Manager
Russell Champa • Lighting Designer
Ola Maslik • Set Designer
Jorge Cousineau • Sound Designer
Nasser Faris

Nasser most recently guest-starred in the TV show “The Cleaner” opposite Benjamin Bratt. He also portrayed Emad Al-Bayit in the world premiere of Michele Lowe’s play Inana, directed by Michael Pressman at the Ricketson Theater in Denver about the looting of Iraq’s national treasures from Iraqi museums during the U.S. invasion of Iraq. He co-starred in the indie feature AmericanEast (Best Picture at 2008 Madrid International Film Festival and First Time Film Festival in Los Angeles) with Tony Shalhoub and Sarah Shahi, a timely, poignant drama about Arab-Americans living in post-9/11 Los Angeles. Credits include: recurring guest role on “24” and guest star roles on “The Unit,” “Brothers and Sisters,” “The Shield,” “Sleeper Cell,” “JAG,” “NYPD Blue,” and “Malcolm in the Middle.” He starred in MOW’s “Saving Jessica Lynch” and “Homeland Security.” Feature film credits include: David Mamet’s Spartan, Vadim Perelman’s House of Sand and Fog, Jarhead directed by Sam Mendes, and Ocean’s Twelve directed by Steven Soderbergh. Recent stage credits include: the world premiere of Benedictus in San Francisco and Los Angeles, Akhmed in Moscow Arts Theatre’s The Shelter at Odyssey Theatre in Los Angeles (five Ovation Award nominations, including Best Ensemble). Nasser currently resides in Los Angeles where he has lived for the past 13 years.