Lebanon attends theaters fest in France
According to every year's tradition, the upcoming Francophone Theaters Festival, to be held in the French City of Lion, will host various troupes from many countries; the most important of which will be Lebanon.
Asharq al Awsat newspaper has reported that this year's festival will be unique, as the Arabic language will take the most important and dominant role being the guest of honor at the festival.
Presenting Lebanon, two well-known play directors will be attending the festival; Lebanese Nabil al Athan, who lives in Paris, and Wajdi Mua’wadh, who lives in Canada.
Director Nabil al Athan will present his latest play "Akd Helen" (Helen's Lace) in four shows, from September 25th through October 1st. The play, which was staged in Lebanon and Syria last spring, stars Randa al Asmar, Fadi Ibrahim and Gabriel Yamin from Lebanon; Adham Murshed from Syria; Tyseer Edris from Palestine in addition to few artists from France.
On his part, director Wajdi Mua'wadh, known by his play "Litoral" two years ago, will depict his personal interpretation of Tchikhinov's "Three Sisters" at the festival. The play is scheduled to be staged on September 26 and 27. – Albawaba.com
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