Winner of The Women’s Prize for Playwriting, You Bury Me is a play written by an anonymous playwright under the alias Ahlam. It is about a generation coming of age after revolution, determined to live and love freely. Playing at the Orange Tree Theatre in Richmond until 22 April.
The smoke of revolution is still in the air, but these six young people have other things in mind. Alia and Tamer must hide their secret love away from the gaze of their families. High schooler Lina contends with the escapades of her rebellious friend, Maya. And struggling to pick up the pieces after the Arab Spring, journalist Osman and dreamer Rafik face the dangers of living as their true selves.