Volume 2

Science Fiction in the Arab World: Tawfiq al-Hakim’s Voyage to Tomorrow

Science Fiction in the Arab World:
Tawfiq al-Hakim’s
Voyage to Tomorrow (Rihlatun ilal-ghad)
by Bhargav Rani
 Arab StagesVolume 1, Number 2 (Spring 2015)
 ©2015 by Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Publications

Tawfiq al-Hakim, a pioneering figure of modern …

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Tawfik al-Hakim and the Social Responsibility of the Artist

Tawfik al-Hakim and
The Social Responsibility of the Artist
by Majeed Mohammed Midhin
 Arab StagesVolume 1, Number 2 (Spring 2015)
 ©2015 by Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Publications

In a short piece written in 1972 on the occasion …

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Junun: Poetics in the Discourse of Protest and Love

Junun: Poetics in the Discourse of Protest and Love
by Rafika Zahrouni
 Arab StagesVolume 1, Number 2 (Spring 2015)
 ©2015 by Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Publications

When we think about the script of Fadhel Jaibi and …

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Ritual and Myth in Dalia Basiouny’s The Magic of Borolus

Ritual and Myth
in Dalia Basiouny’s The Magic of Borolus
by Amal Aly Mazhar
Arab StagesVolume 1, Number 2 (Spring 2015)
 ©2015 by Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Publications

In the aftermath of the January 25, 2011 Revolution, …

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Staging the Self: Autobiography in the Theatre of Sa’dallah Wannous

Staging the Self:
Autobiography in
the Theatre of Sa'dallah Wannous
by Ali Souleman
 Arab StagesVolume 1, Number 2 (Spring 2015)
 ©2015 by Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Publications

The author acknowledges with gratitude the support from the

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The Arab Theatre Festival (7th Session)

The Arab Theatre Festival (7th Session) by Jaouad Radouani
 Arab StagesVolume 1, Number 2 (Spring 2015)
 ©2015 by Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Publications

The Arab Theatre Festival is an annual event organized in a different Arab country …

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France’s Théâtre d’al-Assifa: An Arab-based Alternative Theatre Model

France’s Théâtre d'al-Assifa:
An Arab-based Alternative Theatre Model
by Magdi Youssef
 Arab StagesVolume 1, Number 2 (Spring 2015)
 ©2015 by Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Publications

This paper has been written with the kind support of the

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A Dramatic Anticipation of the Arab Spring and a Dramatic Reflection Upon It

A Dramatic Anticipation of the Arab Spring
and a Dramatic Reflection Upon It
by Eiman Tunsi
 Arab StagesVolume 1, Number 2 (Spring 2015)
 ©2015 by Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Publications

This study aims to pursue both the …

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Flag Piece by Rania Khalil

Rania Khalil's Flag Piece Description
by Dalia Basiouny and Marvin Carlson
 Arab StagesVolume 1, Number 2 (Spring 2015)
 ©2015 by Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Publications

This description of  Flag Piece appears in Current Trends in Arab-American Performance…

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Silk Road Solos: A Three-Thread Performative Stitch

Silk Road Solos: A Three-Thread Performative Stitch
by Jamil Khoury
Founding Artistic Director, Silk Road Rising

For years we at Silk Road Rising have been contemplating a special commitment to solo performance artists.  The time for that commitment is …

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Excerpts from Jihad against Violence: Oh ISIS Up Yours!

Excerpts from
Jihad against Violence: Oh ISIS Up Yours!
by Fawzia Afzal-Khan
 Arab StagesVolume 1, Number 2 (Spring 2015)
 ©2015 by Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Publications

Jihad Against Violence: Oh ISIS Up Yours!  is a non-linear play,

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Alternative Dramaturgy for Jihad Against Violence: Oh ISIS Up Yours!

Alternative Dramaturgy for
Jihad Against Violence: Oh ISIS Up Yours!
by
Fawzia Afzal-Khan, Nesrin Alrefaai,
and Katherine Mezur
 Arab StagesVolume 1, Number 2 (Spring 2015)
 ©2015 by Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Publications

Morphing Jihad by Fawzia Afzal-Khan

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Four Plays from the ReOrient Festival 2015

Four Plays from the ReOrient Festival 2015
 Arab StagesVolume 1, Number 2 (Spring 2015)
 ©2015 by Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Publications

Arab Stages is delighted to report that, thanks to the generosity of Golden Thread and its …

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Bitterenders

Bitterenders
A short play by Hannah Khalil
 Arab StagesVolume 1, Number 2 (Spring 2015)
 ©2015 by Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Publications

If you wish to perform this piece or an extract of it, please contact Jessica Cooper

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Lost Kingdom

Lost Kingdom by Hassan Abdulrazzak
 Arab StagesVolume 1, Number 2 (Spring 2015)
 ©2015 by Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Publications

SCENE 1
December 2003. Phoenix, Arizona. GEORGE PIRO (30s), Lebanese-American FBI agent, is listening to music on his

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Picking Up The Scent

Picking Up The Scent by Yussef El Guindi
 Arab StagesVolume 1, Number 2 (Spring 2015)
 ©2015 by Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Publications

If interested in producing the work, kindly contact:
Leah Hamos
Gersh Agency

41 Madison Ave,

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The House

The House by Tala Manassah & Mona Mansour
 Arab StagesVolume 1, Number 2 (Spring 2015)
 ©2015 by Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Publications

Lights come up on KAMAL, 60s, very intelligent, chubby, kind. He enters, sees a house,

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Edward Ziter’s Political Performance in Syria: From the Six-Day War to the Syrian Uprising

Edward Ziter's Political Performance in Syria:
From the Six-Day War to the Syrian Uprising
A Book Review
by Safi Mahmoud Mahfouz
 Political Performance in Syria:
 From the Six-Day War  to the Syrian Uprising
 by Edward Ziter.
 Studies in International Performance.
 
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Essays by Tawfīq al-Hakim: The Revolt of the Young: The Gap Between Generations

The Revolt of the Young: Essays by Tawfīq al-Hakim
The Gap Between Generations
A Book Review by Michael Malek Najjar
Translated from Arabic by Mona Radwan
Foreword by Roger Allen
Syracuse University Press, 2015.
 Arab StagesVolume 1, 
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Malumat: Resources for Research, Writing/Publishing, Teaching, & Performing Arts

Malumat:
Resources for Research, Writing/Publishing, Teaching, & Performing Arts
Compiled by Kate Wilson
  Arab StagesVolume 1, Number 2 (Spring 2015)
 ©2015 by Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Publications

RESEARCH
H-Net (humanities and social sciences online) is …

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