Category Archives: Lebanon


1 Apr 2018

TWB Digest #341

Quote of the week Old man "And the truth will set you free  Even if the master don't." Father Comes Home From the Wars. (Parts 1,2 & 3) by Susan-Lori Parks  Dear friends, first, take a look at Artists at Risk Connection. An organization committed...

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23 May 2014

Lebanon Prison Theatre and Women

 Lebanon Prison Theatre and WomenZeina Daccache has a theory: ‘Theatre can live in the most forgotten places and grow in the most difficult situations.’ As an actress and drama therapist who has worked in Lebanon’s prisons and psychiatric hospitals, she...

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5 Mar 2013

YOUNG FESTIVAL MANAGERS 2013/2014

EFA announces Ateliers for Young Festival Managers 2013/2014: express your interest. Following the intense experience of five Ateliers for Young Festival Managers  in Görlitz (2006), Varna (2009), Singapore (May 2011), Izmir (October 2011) and Ljubljana(October 2012), the European Festivals Association (EFA) is delighted to announce the next three editions...

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19 Jun 2012

One Night Only: Syria in Revolt, on a Beirut Stage

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/17/world/middleeast/mohammad-al-attar-play-explores-syria-uprising.html?_r=2&ref=middleeast Sunflower TheaterNanda Mohammad played Noura in “Could You Please Look Into the Camera,” which was staged last month at the Sunflower Theater in Beirut, Lebanon. By NEIL MacFARQUHAR There was only one performance of Mohammad al-Attar’s play in Beirut,...

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10 Apr 2012

BIPOD 2012 – BEIRUT INTERNATIONAL PLATFORM OF DANCE

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH BEITEDDINE FESTIVAL 14th - 29th April 2012 (BIPOD 2012 video trailor) Al Madina Theatre | Theatre Monnot |  Babel theatre | Maqamat DanceHouse |  The Hangar/Umam D&R | Metropolis Cinema    (full program below) Maqamat Dance Theatre & the...

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21 Nov 2010

The Gaza Monologues at the UN‏

The Gaza Mono-LoguesOn November 20, 2010, twenty-six young actors representing twenty-one countries arrive in New York City to perform The Gaza Mono-Logues. (Italy-France-Belgium-The Netherlands-UK-Germany-Swiss-Hungary-Norway-Sweden-Greece- Palestine-Lebanon-Tunisia-Jordan-Pakistan-Sri Lanka-Zimbabwe-Gambia-Trinidad-USA)Directors Iman Aoun (ASHTAR Theatre, Palestine) and Shauna Kanter (VOICETheatre, NYC) will create with them a performance of these...

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3 May 2010

New Plays from the Arab World in NYC

  This Week at the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center:Wednesday, April 28 at 4:00 p.m.:The Royal Court's Elyse Dodgson and the International Playwrights ProgramPlease join us for a very special visit and presentation by Elyse Dodgson, Associate Director International for London's...

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21 Mar 2010

news from Americans for the Arts

Lebanon: Beirut Arts Center Aims to Bring Contemporary Art to Wider AudienceQantara.de, 2/2010"In this new millennium, artists from the Arab world are starting to assert a stronger presence on the international arts scene. Lebanese artists in particular have made a name...

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5 Sep 2009

NOH Theatre at Lebanon American University

 Lebanese American University School of Arts and SciencesDepartment of Arts & Communication in collaboration withthe Embassy of Japan & The Arab Theatre Training Center  NOH Theatre at LAU THE ITALIAN RESTAURANTالمطعم الإيطالي(A performance in Arabic) Written and Directed byNoh Master Naohiko Umewaka Tuesday September 8, 2009 - 8:30...

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22 Aug 2009

Lebanese American University International Theatre Festival – Beirut

LAU theater festival unites performers from Middle East and EuropeA scene from the opening play of the festival, the LAUproduction Mirror, Mirror. The Palestinian Circuna Troupe members show their acrobatic skills during their outdoor show on July 24.Click on any photo above to...

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20 Feb 2009

New Plays from the Arab World in Beirut

 January 2009   YOU ARE INVITED, COME AND JOIN USPlay readings and panel discussion All plays are in Arabic/Free Entrance Thursday 29 January, 8 p.m. EGYPTIAN PRODUCTS (Egypt)by Laila Soliman directed by Hani Afifi  In Cairo, today, Hadia, a loud independent assistant to an elderly writer, trying...

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16 Jan 2009

UTOPIA at the Lebanese American University

LEBANESE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY **** School of Arts & SciencesDepartment of Arts & Communication ****  Presents A MAJOR THEATRE PRODUCTION ***** "UTOPIA"  a collective creation directed by Nagy Souraty    ***** January 17, 18, 22, 23, 24 & 25    2009     8:30 pm(doors will be locked at 8:30 pm sharp) Gulbenkian Theatre - LAU Beirut...

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4 Sep 2008

Call for Papers about Women in the Arab World

Institute for Women’s Studies in the Arab WorldCall for PapersThe Institute for Women's Studies in the Arab World (IWSAW), based in the Lebanese American University, is soliciting articles for the forthcoming issue of the quarterly publication Al-Raida. The central topic...

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26 Jul 2008

XIth International University Theatre Festival – Lebanese American University

THE XIth INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY THEATRE FESTIVAL24-31 July 2008For more information: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hala MasriTheatre...

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18 Jan 2008

Educational Organizations: America-Mideast Educational and Training Services

America-Mideast Educational and Training Services, Inc aims to strengthen mutual understanding and cooperation between Americans and the peoples of the Middle East and North Africa.

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16 Nov 2007

Restoring resilience on the Beirut stage

Guardian Unlimited: Arts blog - theatreRestoring resilience on the Beirut stageBen HarrisonSeptember 18, 2007 12:20 PMhttp://blogs.guardian.co.uk/theatre/2007/09/restoring_resilience_on_the_be.htmlNext Wednesday I'm flying back to Beirut, my fourth trip there but my first since last year's war. After attending a conference in Alexandria of...

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14 Aug 2007

RAMI – Int’l Encounters on Arts & Multimedia – France/Lebanon

4 - 14 octobre 2007 / October 4 – 14, 2007Le Tournesol - Beyrouth / The Sunflower – Beirut             راميلقاءات دولية حول الفنون والوسائل المتعددة الوسائط4 الى 14 تشرين الاول 2007 في بيروت/المرحلة الخامسة                                                                                                           R A M I Rencontres Arts...

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