Fouad of Nazareth (2023)

Fouad of Nazareth is a semi-autobiographical dramedy musical about a teenage Palestinian New Yorker who revisits his birthplace of Nazareth... to attend a summer camp. 

This literally campy musical features an Arabic infused pop-rock score and explores the universal search for home as its title character learns to be "Fouad of Nazareth."

Fouad of Nazareth is being written and developed at Berklee NYC.

U-Haul Mesbians (2022)

Written by Salwa Meghjee
Music by Fouad Dakwar

U-Haul Mesbians premiered with a sold-out reading directed by Mehrnaz Tiv as part of the Syrup & Candy Summer Play Reading Series at The Tank.

 How will the imminent development of human gene editing technology interact with race? 

When Eve and Ray are given the opportunity to use gene editing technology on their unborn child, they are plagued with new considerations about their racial identities and assimilation. As these questions linger, the couple’s dark past and even darker future begin to reveal themselves.

Developed completely remotely, the album recording of In Vitro: A Rock Opera is now available on all major streaming platforms.

Album cover art by Galek Yangzom

Radium Girls: In Concert (2019)

P is for Pneumonia:
A New Spellbinding Musical (2019)

Music & Lyrics by Fouad Dakwar

Book by Steve Borowka

When Mackenzie, a misunderstood high school senior, misspells “pneumonia” on a spelling test and falls ill with pneumonia the next day, she begins to uncover a sinister spelling-centered secret surrounding the school. When one misspells a word with dangerous connotations, said speller will be afflicted by the word in question. 

An Actors Equity reading of the piece took place in May of 2018 before its premiere at Ghostlight Theater Camp in August of 2019.

Promnado (2017)

Music & Lyrics by Fouad Dakwar

Book by Justin Myhre

Premiering at Ghostlight Theater Camp in 2017, Promnado is based on a true story from the town of Hoisington, Kansas when in 2001, the town withstood a devastating tornado on the night of the local high school's senior prom.

Promnado follows a group of high school seniors attempting to reconstruct their home in the aftermath of the tragedy and comic chaos ensues.