Moncef sits outside a Dublin meeting room. He's auditioning for the role of a lifetime: disgraced Tunisian President Zine el Abidine Ben Ali.

Moncef’s passport has the name Peter on it.
Ben Ali wants to give him acting advice.
A leprechaun has been summoned.
Salt crystals and watermelon pips gather at the edges of this high strangeness.
What are the lines for the scene again?

Berber Boy is a subversive new autobiographical theatre show; part coming-of-age story, part culture-fuck, and a very Irish discussion about Tunisian identity - and if that confuses the hell out of you, you've got the idea…

Performer/Writer Moncef Mansur
Writer/Director Daniel Foxsmith

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