The reviews of OSLO at Round House Theatre
Critics are weighing in on the production of OSLO at Round House, and it’s a hit! Follow the links below to read the full articles and see what they are saying about the show. For Tickets and more information visit the Round House Theatre.
*Washington Post, “The most successful players in this epic canvas happen to be Weaver, as Terje’s wife and Norwegian foreign ministry staffer Mona Juul, and Maboud Ebrahimzadeh, portraying Ahmed Qurei, the chief PLO negotiator…. Ebrahimzadeh locates in Ahmed the sensitive human being threatening to emerge amid the testosterone-fueled posturing and the platitudes.”
*WTOP, “the Palestinian side includes Hassan Asfour (Ahmad Kamal) and Ahmed Quire (Maboud Ebrahimzadeh), who delivers the show’s most memorable performance.”
*DCTheatreScene, “a sublime ensemble cast working at their peak of power… Maboud Ebrahimzadeh, in a masterful performance of delicacy and fire….”
*DCMetroTheatreArts, “There is a marvelous, nuanced performance by Maboud Ebrahimzadeh as PLO Finance Minister Ahmed Qurie. He gives a layered voice and strong mannerisms to his character.”
*Talkin’Broadway, “Rilette’s actors understand how to craft detailed, sometimes contradictory characterizations as they talk and come into conflict with each other. Ebrahimzadeh, achingly tender as Qurie recalls his childhood in Jerusalem before the establishment of Israel….”
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Maboud Ebrahimzadeh was nearly an athlete or a doctor. Life’s plot twists led him to theater.
Maboud Ebrahimzadeh was on a California-bound road trip a decade ago, traversing the Rocky Mountains, when those snow-capped peaks triggered what he describes as a “mini-breakdown.”
Some of the reviews for OIL at Olney Theatre Center! Follow the links for the full articles.
*DCTheatreScene, “Maboud Ebrahimzadeh is mesmerizing in both roles as “the stranger who knocks,” first entering as an American entrepreneur investor in the new energy, oil. Later, as a Libyan OPEC negotiator, he is tough and incisive, and, whatever political stripe you are on, you can’t dismiss the character’s voice, which may indeed prove history is on his side.”
*MDTheatreGuide, “Maboud Ebrahimzadeh captures the charming William Whitcomb as well as the newly empowered Libyan, Mr. Farouk.”