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Storytelling as an Act of Survival
Essay

Storytelling as an Act of Survival

The Tradition of Hakawati and its Influence on We Live in Cairo

by Lama El Homaïssi
10 December 2019
No Pictures, Please
Essay

No Pictures, Please

Queer Theatre in Beirut /

الرجاء النزول لقراءة المقال باللغة العربية

by Raphael Khouri
9 October 2016
Is Art the Best Way to Tell the Truth? /الرجاء النزول لقراءة المقال باللغة العربية
Essay

Is Art the Best Way to Tell the Truth? /

الرجاء النزول لقراءة المقال باللغة العربية

by Wael Qadour
28 September 2016
Howlround Theatre Commons
From the World Theatre Map
four actors onstage
Storytelling as an Act of Survival
Essay

Storytelling as an Act of Survival

The Tradition of Hakawati and its Influence on We Live in Cairo

10 December 2019

Lama El Homaïssi reflects on her experience working with American Repertory Theater on their musical We Live in Cairo, diving into representation in storytelling, the oral Hakawati tradition, and more.

No Pictures, Please
Essay

No Pictures, Please

Queer Theatre in Beirut /

الرجاء النزول لقراءة المقال باللغة العربية

9 October 2016

Raphael Khouri writes about creating a work of queer Arab theatre in secret.

Is Art the Best Way to Tell the Truth? /الرجاء النزول لقراءة المقال باللغة العربية
Essay

Is Art the Best Way to Tell the Truth? /

الرجاء النزول لقراءة المقال باللغة العربية

28 September 2016

Wael Qadour describes creating a piece of theatre with young people living in northern Jordan.  

An Opposite is Made Visible by Another /الرجاء النزول لقراءة المقال باللغة العربية
Essay

An Opposite is Made Visible by Another /

الرجاء النزول لقراءة المقال باللغة العربية

20 September 2016

A prominent theatre figure in Lebanon and the Arab region, Hanane Hajj Ali reflects in this piece on the personal and professional encounters that have made her the free woman she is today.

History of Censorship in Lebanon /الرجاء النزول لقراءة المقال باللغة العربية
Essay

History of Censorship in Lebanon /

الرجاء النزول لقراءة المقال باللغة العربية

20 August 2016

Lebanese writer and advocate Mona Merhi writes about the history of censorship in Lebanon and its current state of play.