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Lameece Issaq

Lameece Issaq is an actor and writer, and Founding Artistic Director of the Obie Award-winning company Noor Theatre. Actor: Food and Fadwa (New York Theatre Workshop [NYTW]); The Fever Chart (The Public Theatre); The Black Eyed (NYTW); and Stuff Happens (Public Theater [Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Ensemble]) and others. Writer: Noor & Hadi Go to Hogwarts (Theater Breaking Through Barriers); Nooha’s List (Primary Stages); and Food and Fadwa, 2011 recipient of the Edgerton Foundation New American Play Award (Noor Theatre and NYTW coproduction, Spring 2012. Issaq’s film, Abe, co-written with Jacob Kader and starring "Stranger Things" actor Noah Schnapp will premiere at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. Member of AEA and SAG-AFTRA. 2016 NYFA Finalist in Playwriting/Screenwriting.