The ReOrient festival promises a number of wonderful plays, both old (Tawfiq al-Hakim’s “War and Peace,” trans. May Jayyusi and David Wright) and new (Amir al-Azraki’s “Stuck”).
Oh, and what’s ReOrient? Well:
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