Crowded Fire Theater Company

Crowded Fire Theater and Golden Thread Productions present this U.S. Premiere by Sedef Ecer, translated by Evren Odcikin, and directed by Erin Gilley. Set in Istanbul and Paris, this play focuses on the rarely told stories of migrants in Istanbul's urban slums. A lyrical, funny, and deeply human look at hope and home against all odds.

This is what SF/Arts curator Jean Schiffman has to say about ON THE PERIPHERY :

This U.S. premiere by Sedef Ecer focuses on migrants in the urban slums of Istanbul. Directed by Erin Gilley, it’s set in both Istanbul and Paris and comprises a series of stories about the various characters’ journeys. The six actors play such roles as young lovers, a gypsy, farmers. Turkish-born Ecer writes in both Turkish and French; Evren Odcikin translated this play from the Turkish. It’s described as both lyrical and funny.

Event Info
Feb 23 → Apr 04
All performances at 8pm, excepting matinees on Sundays at 2pm
$15-$50 Prices Vary
Potrero Stage (formerly Thick House)
1695 18th Street, San Francisco
Info: (415) 626-4061
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