Created & Performed by Sussan Deyhim
Co-Directed by Robert Egan
Co-Composed by Richard Horowitz
Executive Producer: Nina Ansary
The House is Black is Iranian American artist Sussan Deyhim’s multimedia examination of the work of Forough Farrokhzad, one of Iran’s most influential feminist poets and filmmakers. Travel through a visual, sonic and theatrical journey into the heart of Forough’s prophetic vision, which is as relevant today as it was half a century ago. This thrilling production, first seen at Royce Hall in 2015, features a Persian and Western-influenced score by Deyhim and Golden Globe-winning composer Richard Horowitz.
“Sussan Deyhim is one of Iran’s most potent voices in exile.” - Los Angeles Times
“One of the five Iranian women visionaries you need to know.” - New York Times
Run Time: 75 minutes, with no intermission.
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