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A Play in English by Aram Kouyoumdjian; September 27 - November 2 2019


Secret Rose Theatre 11246 W. Magnolia Blvd. North Hollywood, CA 91601



Tickets are $20, $30 and $40. Purchase them online by choosing a date first, and then selecting your ticekts.

For phone support, call 818.538.4911 or email


There will be no late seating on these shows- There is no intermission, and late entry would be disruptive to the performance due to the layout of the theater.

"Constantinople" is the latest world premiere by Vista Players, a "boundlessly talented" ensemble which "set the standard by which others were judged." This fast-paced, 90-minute play by Elly Award-winning playwright Aram Kouyoumdjian unfolds during the aftermath of World War I and focuses on the city's Armenian minority in the post-Genocide era, at a time of political intrigue, military struggle, and a growing feminist movement. This is the setting in which Vehanoush, the editor of a feminist journal, and Roupen, a guerrilla fighter, coordinate missions for the recovery of women and children abducted during the Genocide, as well as border crossings into Armenia to transport supplies and weaponry. Their idealism is tested, however, when the political situation around them takes a darker turn, Roupen's missions become endangered, and Vehanoush's core beliefs are challenged both by those who fund her clandestine activities and the "new girls" of the era who find her principles compromised. Vista Players veterans Jade Hykush and Robert Walters are joined by Travis Laughlin, Eva Abramian, Jonathan Fishman, Kristin Mothersbaugh, and Luc Rosenthal in the powerhouse cast. "Constantinople" also features the creative talents of Alan Tollefson (Scenic Design), Henrik Mansourian (Lighting Design), and Allison Dillard (Costume Design), fresh off an Ovation Award win. Ara Dabandjian is the production's original music composer.

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