When Afghan refugee Nazrullah shows up on the doorstep of 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 tragic impact on Jihadism in the Middle East. A poignant new work inspired by true events, Heartland is a stirring emotional journey about love, loss, and understanding.
By Gabriel Jason Dean A National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere
Mosesian Center for the Arts
321 Arsenal St, Watertown