Livaneli’s novel on stage in Aksaray
Adapted to the stage from Zülfü Livaneli’s best seller novel, “Leyla’s House” will be at Istanbul’s Aksaray Culture Center tonight at 8 pm.
Leyla, the final living member of an old Ottoman family, is forced to leave her house, which she lived in for the entire76 years of her life. Her house is a small building situated at one corner of the garden of Bosnalı Yalısı, an old Istanbul mansion that once belonged to her own family.
Roxy is athird generation migrant who grewup in Germany and became a hiphop singer. During her youth, shewas torn between two cultures andshe had serious problems with belongingand identity. She survived but only at the expense of becoming a difficult, hard person. Indeed, Roxyis not the only one changing, Leyla is changing too.