Topic: Theatre in the Arab world

Soubhi Shami plays Elsewhere Bird (source: Theater der Jungen Welt, Leipzig)

″Der Vogel Anderswo″ – Elsewhere Bird

Nurturing empathy

Syrian dramatist Wael Kadour (photo: private)

Interview with Syrian playwright Wael Kadour

A vehicle for integration

Poster advertising Al Darb Al Ahmar Art School in Cairo (source: Al Darb Al Ahmar Art School)

Cairo's Al Darb Al Ahmar Art School

The chance of a lifetime

Kuwaiti actor Abdulhussain Abdulredha (photo: Wikimedia)

Obituary

Actor Abdulhussain Abdulredha: The fourth tower of Kuwait

″I held the impossible in my arms″ theatre piece (source: ruhrorter.com)

Ruhrorter art and theatre collective

Holding the impossible

Rebekah Maggor, editor of ″Tahrir Tales: Plays from the Egyptian Revolution″ (source: vimeo)

Book review: ″Tahrir Tales: Plays from the Egyptian Revolution″

The drama of protest

Scene from Anis Hamdoun′s ″The Trip″ (photo: Theater Osnabruck)

Refugee performers and their projects

No more tales of woe

Laila Soliman′s documentary piece ″Zig Zig″ (photo: Christian Altdorfer/Ruud Gielens)

Arab theatre at the Zurich Theaterspektakel

Between coma and protest

Queens of Syria (source: private)

"Queens of Syria" film and theatre project

″I shall leave as my city turns to dust″

Chen Alon, theatre director and co-founder of the NGO Combatants for Peace (source: formaat.org)

Interview with Chen Alon

Between the lines

Juliano Mer Khamis of The Freedom Theatre and Safdar Hashmi of Jana Natya Manch street theatre company. Both martyred in their struggle for justice through the arts. Here they are, next to Handala, looking at the bright future of a free Palestine. Mural by Orijit Sen, in The Freedom Theatre's yard in Jenin refugee camp (source: Freedom Theatre)

Jenin's Freedom Theatre celebrates 10 years

What′s next for ″cultural resistance″?

Adham Hafez (photo: Max Lautenschlager)

Interview with the Egyptian choreographer Adham Hafez

The disappearance of the kiss

Image from the book "Walls of Freedom" by Basma Hamdy and Don Karl (copyright: El-Zeft)

Art and revolution in the Arab world in 2015

Struggling against the restoration of "order"

Nabil Al Raee (photo: Ylenia Gostoli)

Interview with Nabil Al Raee of the Freedom Theatre

"We need more time to be more free"

The Opera House in Cairo (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Culture and censorship in Egypt

Cairo's guardians of morality

Laila Soliman (photo: Ruud Gielens)

Interview with the Egyptian theatre director Laila Soliman

Revolutions past and present

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