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By Sanaz Toossi

On stage February 9 to March 5


What gets lost – and found – in translation.

English Only! That is the class rule in Iran as four adult students prepare for the language exam that will unlock their futures. As the class devolves into a linguistic mess, the students navigate a maze of prepositions and word games, while questioning how they can be funny in another language. Mastery of the English language promises to make them whole – but it might be splitting them in half. A heartfelt and humorous look at what gets lost in translation.

Canadian Premiere

New York Times Critic's Pick
Winner of 2022 Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Play


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