"What you need to understand is that truth is directly connected to our wallets. And since your wallet is empty, and mine is full, that means the truth isn’t in your wallet. It’s in mine."
"'Personal Empathy Machine' is an original performance work by Amal Omran, Hatem Hadawe and Kathryn Hamilton about Syrian prisons, Virtual Reality and the limits of empathy."
"I feel very vulnerable as a teacher. Many of my fears around that came out in my play ZAFIRA. She was a teacher who ended up in the 'Arab and Muslim Internment Camps.'"
"Maggor added over email that Hadyar's U.S. visa had been approved, so the playwright will be joining the final week of rehearsals as well as the production. "
"[A] Canadian teacher has been suspended for giving a speech in which she called the assassinated Palestinian writer a martyr."
"Submissions should be of 8-10 pages in length and must be received by August 31, 2016. "
"This desire underlines a central challenge impeding the development of Palestinian theater in Israel – as it is, schools offer theater training almost entirely in Hebrew. "
"In film and on stage, the women courageously explore parallels between the ancient Greek tragedy and the catastrophe of today’s civil war."
"Was mine a legitimate interest in their plays as dramatic literature? Or was it a newfangled fascination with the recent events of the so-called 'Arab Spring' and a taste for the exotic?"
There should be a longer piece on the Arab and Arabic Shakespeare tradition appearing today in Al Araby Al Jadeed: Aspirationally, it begins: It was 1608 when the crew of the Red Dragon, under the leadership of Capt. William Keeling, set down on a small island that was then part of the Sultanate of al-Mahra and Socotra, now … Continue reading Arabic Shakespeares: From Theatre to TV to YouTube
"The open war that 'The Digital Hats Game' hackers are fighting is both one of endless and borderless possibilities and one where they also expose themselves to uninvited invasions."
"Our lot is to hope, and what happens today cannot be the end of time."