ReOrient 2009 - The First Ten Years

Golden Thread Productions' hallmark event is ReOrient, a festival of plays exploring the Middle East. Debuted in 1999, more than thirty plays have been presented at the ReOrient festival, majority of them world and or U.S. premieres.

For four weeks, this one of a kind festival turns San Francisco into a Mecca for innovative, spirited, and thought-provoking theatre from around the world. Providing a rare opportunity for artists and audiences alike to engage deeply and directly with the Middle East in a creative and supportive setting that displaces misinformation and encourages understanding.

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Festival Sponsors  
Walter and Elise Haas Fund ASWAT
Hewlett Foundation Ballet Asfaneh
Grants for the Arts Center for Middle Eastern Studies, UC Berkeley
California Arts Council University of San Francisco
San Francisco Arts Commission Israel Center
Middle East Children Alliance  
Hospitality Sponsors Media Sponsor
Hotel Diva, a Personality Hotel KPFA 94.1 FM
  San Francisco Bay Guardian
Community Partners  
AGBU Young Professionals
Arab American Historical Society
Arab Cultural and Community Center
Arab Film Festival
Global Exchange
Intersection for the Arts
Iranian Student Alliance in America
Levantine Cultural Center

Middle East Comedy Festival
San Francisco International Arts Festival
Southwest Asian & North African Bay Area Queers (SWANABAQ)
Sunbula: Arab Feminist for Change
The Jewish Theatre of San Francisco
Theatre Against War
Theatre Without Borders
UC Berkeley Armenian Student's Association
Words Without Borders




Torange Yeghiazarian, Artistic Director / Serge Bakalian, Managing Director
450 Florida Street, San Francisco, CA 94110 / 415.626.4061 / information@goldenthread.org