In this one hour play, Darya, an Iranian émigré, abandons her groom at the altar and locks herself in a closet. While he demands to know what's going on, Darya has flashbacks to her turbulent childhood during the Iranian Revolution and the Iran-Iraq war. Combining Rumi poetry, puppetry, animation, original text, with music by Hamed Nikpay and Houman Pourmehdi, SILKEN VEILS is sure to capitvate the senses when love, tragedgy, and humor collide as Darya questions: Is love worth the risk?

"When we can laugh while we cry, that is the birth of hope. And it is hope that gives humanity its ability to endure." - Leila Ghaznavi, founder of Pantea Productions