"The novel has an open end and complex allusions, which in my opinion gives more freedom to the dramaturge when writing the script."
"We want these works to be produced in the English-speaking world."
The deadline for submissions is noon on January 31, 2019.
"He was among the very few who could bring the realities of Egyptian theatre to the outside world, bridging the gap between international studies and Egyptian theatre, and bringing local works before the eyes of foreign scholars and academia."
"Founded in 2015 and producing its first large-scale production (The Little Prince) in 2016, al-Masrah al-Arabi takes as its mission to create and perform world class theatre in Arabic in Sweden."
"And while al-Hakim considered it a comedy, Swelem believes tragicomedy is a better description."
"It is worth mentioning that the censorship pass is the approval of the censorship bureau at the General Security of any show, from which are exempted text readings."
"It is fifty years since Kanafani wrote Returning to Haifa. Far from being a story of dispossession and degraded circumstances that feels historical, the novella and its staging came across to me as a truly depressing – and necessary – reminder of what is still at stake, so many years later."
The two by Arab women are Jordanian playwright Amahl Khouri's No Matter Where I Go, to be staged on Saturday March 3 at 5 p.m., and Peace Camp Org, by Egyptian-American playwright Mariam Bazeed, set to be staged on Sunday March 4 at 5 p.m.
" Instead, people have been trying to find ways to approach it from different angles – to sneak up on the revolution from behind."
"Until December 25th, we are inviting you to send us plays that tell these global stories and open our eyes to the queer world in all its breadth and variety. They can be any length, from any period, and with any number of characters, and must be in, or translated into, English."
"So what the hell do you see?"