The bravest performers in the world will appear Wednesday in the world premiere of Jihad the Musical in Scotland.
From Islam Online:
Scottish Muslims have balked at the planned staging of a satirical musical about "Islamic extremists" at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, fearing it would fan Islamophobia in the country against the backdrop of the failed Glasgow attack.
"It will make negative perceptions of Islam worse," Sohaib Saeed, Manager of the Islam Festival Edinburgh (IFE), told IslamOnline.net on Tuesday, July 31, over the phone from the capital of Scotland.
The satirical show, Jihad the Musical, will have its first world premiere at the Edinburgh festival, the world's largest arts festival, on Wednesday, August 1.
Featuring songs such as 'I wanna be like Osama' and 'I Only See Your Eyes', it tells the story of Afghan peasant Sayid who is entrapped and then brainwashed by "jihadis" seeking to blow up targets in the West.
One of the characters in the play is the "sinister reporter" Foxy Redstate.
I'm sure it's good. After all, it's Scottish. And as the Michael Myers' Saturday Night Live character Stuart Rankin used to say, "It it's not Scottish, it's crap."
Thanks for the link: Obi's Sister
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