Latest NewRep Play, ‘Heartland’ Starts This Weekend


The latest NewRep Theatre production, Heartland, begins this weekend at the Mosesian Center for the Arts with pay-what-you-can previews on Saturday and Sunday.

The play will be held in the Black Box Theater from Jan. 12 to Feb. 9 at the Mosesian Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal St., Watertown.

NewRep describes Heartland:

When Afghan refugee Nazrullah shows up on the doorstep of retired professor Dr. Harold Banks claiming to have known his adopted daughter Getee,the two become unlikely roommates and friends.Getee and Nazrullah’s relationship unfolds in a series of dramatized memories that reveal their uniquely human journey while stunning us with a new understanding of America’s tragicimpact on Jihadismin Afghanistan. A poignant new work inspired by true events,Heartlandis a stirring emotional journey about love, loss, and understanding.

Read the Boston Globe‘s review of Heartland by clicking here.

This weekend there will be two performances where patrons can “pay what you can.” The minimum payment is $12, and the offer is only available for in-person purchases the day of the performance. Subject to availability.

These performances will be Saturday, Jan. 12 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 13 at 4 p.m.

For tickets during the Heartland’s run click here. WIC/EBT tickets will also be available for the duration of the run.

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