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“Fate” Opens to Enthralled Audiences

Aubrey Canfield

September 23, 2009

Fate of a Cockroach”, Tawfiq Al-Hakim’s dark satire directed by Ken Sawyer, opened this past weekend to what was, no doubt, a warm reception. The title of the play arouses many questions. What is a cockroach’s fate? Who cares? However, when the lights went down on the CSUN production, the ...

First play of the season opens soon

Aubrey Canfield

September 3, 2009

Dwelling on the fate of a cockroach seems a trivial and unnecessary task. Why on earth would such a meager organism be worthy of thought--or much less a play? But “Fate of a Cockroach,” by Egyptian playwright Tawfiq Al-Hakim, is a satire that might make all audiences re-question their opinions...

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