The Forty Rules of Love
Hassan El Jai & Morocco FoundationJan 17th @ 7:00 p.m.
Two, very different contemporary characters discover romance in a dramatic reading of best-selling novel The Forty Rules of Love by acclaimed Moroccan theater, voice, film, and TV performer and translator Hassan El Jai. Elif Shafak’s novel follows the lives of a Jewish-American housewife and a Sufi Muslim based in Amsterdam and the unlikely love they develop for each other. El Jai’s adaptation transforms the tale into a mystical journey and an artistic experience anchored by personal revelations. Proceeds from the reading benefit the Morocco Foundation.