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Fifty-something Lebanese performer Hanane Hajj Ali jogs every day to avoid osteoporosis, obesity and depression. 8–10 July at the Gate Theatre, London.


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Using their own words, each person takes us right into the heart of prison life. At Battersea Arts Centre on 2 & 3 July

Edinburgh Festivals 2017

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Shubbak is delighted to be partnering on two events at the Edinburgh Festivals this August. Forever Arab? explores the reception of Arab theatre makers, and Reflections on Syria presents Syrian short films.


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A lyrical story of the life of Palestinian poet Taha Muhammad Ali, written and performed by Amer Hlehel. “With this small pencil I will… Read more

D-Sisyphe / décisif: Constructing a Better Future for Tunisia

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D-Sisyphe (pronounced as in the French ‘décisif’, meaning ‘decisive’ in English) is an important piece of performance, both as a creative expression that fuses… Read more

Behind the Scenes: A Selection of Arab Theatre

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This year’s Shubbak Festival offers a selection of Arab theatre works from the sublime to the ridiculous including comedy Love, Bombs and Apples, revealing… Read more

An Awakening

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Sevan K. Greene on his play Nahda, whose characters are modern Middle-Easterners from the real world Nahda is an interesting beast in my zoo… Read more

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