Middle East & North Africa

The Latest

Towards Arab Dramaturgies symposium at the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center in New York City—Thursday 27 - Friday 28 September 2018
Video

Towards Arab Dramaturgies symposium at the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center in New York City—Thursday 27 - Friday 28 September 2018

The Meet the Writers panel from Middle Eastern MixFest at Atlantic Theater Company in New York—Wednesday 8 August 2018
Video

The Meet the Writers panel from Middle Eastern MixFest at Atlantic Theater Company in New York—Wednesday 8 August 2018

Requiem for a River
Essay

Requiem for a River

Operatic Reflections on the Euphrates

by Miranda Lakerveld
17 April 2017
Howlround Theatre Commons
From the World Theatre Map
Requiem for a River
Essay

Requiem for a River

Operatic Reflections on the Euphrates

17 April 2017

In this second installment, opera director Miranda Lakerveld discusses opera Requiem for a River, which is about the Euphrates River and fuses sacred texts and traditional music from various countries in the Middle East.

Staging a Conflict
Essay

Staging a Conflict

Israel, Palestine, and the American Theatre

5 February 2017

Jamil Khoury writes about curating a series of six staged readings about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and that power of theatre to speak to controversial issues.

Middle Eastern America and the Theatre of Belonging
Essay

Middle Eastern America and the Theatre of Belonging

2 February 2017

Zeina Salame shares her experience attending a reading of Heather Raffo’s Noura produced by Noor Theatre, and discusses the social impact of Middle Eastern American theatre in 2017.

Towards Arab Dramaturgies symposium at the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center in New York City—Thursday 27 - Friday 28 September 2018
Video

Towards Arab Dramaturgies symposium at the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center in New York City—Thursday 27 - Friday 28 September 2018

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presents the  Towards Arab Dramaturgies symposium livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 27 September and Friday 28 September. Follow @HowlRound on Twitter for updates, and use #howlround.

 

The Meet the Writers panel from Middle Eastern MixFest at Atlantic Theater Company in New York—Wednesday 8 August 2018
Video

The Meet the Writers panel from Middle Eastern MixFest at Atlantic Theater Company in New York—Wednesday 8 August 2018

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) presented the Panel: “MEET THE WRITERS” of Middle Eastern MixFest livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 8 August at 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. PDT (San Francisco) / 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. EDT (New York). 

Arab Classic Plays at the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center in New York City—Wednesday 19 April 2017
Video

Arab Classic Plays at the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center in New York City—Wednesday 19 April 2017

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center in New York City presented Arab Classic Plays: Yusuf Idris (Egypt), Issam Mahfouz (Lebanon) + Sa’dallah Wannous (Syria) livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 19 April at 2:00 p.m. EDT (New York) / 1:00 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 11:00 a.m. PDT (Los Angeles).

IETM Campaign for Freedom of Expression
Series

IETM Campaign for Freedom of Expression

This series discusses issues of censorship in art within the Arab Region