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Theatre Book Club - The Invisible Hand

Santa Barbara Public Library
Event organized by Santa Barbara Public Library

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Read the play, see the play, and discuss the play with Ensemble Theatre Company's Dramaturg, Sam Lahne.

The Invisible Hand
By Ayad Akhtar
Directed by Jonathan Fox
A Co-production with The English Theatre Frankfurt

"Set in Pakistan, American investment banker Nick Bright is kidnapped by an extremist organization and held for a $10 million ransom. When his company refuses to meet the terrorists’ demands, Nick convinces his captors that he can manipulate the stock market to meet his own ransom. Capitalism intersects with fanaticism in a race against time in this heart-pounding thriller by the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, novelist, and screenwriter Ayad Akhtar."