Two Syrian Plays to Participate in Amman Theatrical Days
Syria will participate in Amman’s 9th Theatrical Days Festival which will be held on March 27 with two plays: Kahrab and A’shaa al Wadaa’ (Farewell Dinner), according to the London based daily al Sharq al Awsat.
The play Kahrab performed By a Syrian troupe is scripted and directed by Basem Qahhar and costarring Amanah Wali, Hanan Shqair, Rabab Merhij, Lamis Abbas and Khaldoun al Ali.
Kahrab was acclaimed by the fans, critics and audience when it was staged in Damascus and Beirut. It portrays a humanitarian, transparent, and tragic image for a family facing economic hardship in an attempt to reveal the bad relations governing the life of a group of persons within a small family which is full of concerns and fears due to the economic and social burdens. The mother becomes a criminal and daughter and son as victims with many circumstances that rob them the basic human conditions for them to enjoy life.
A special Syrian theatrical assembly called Art Play Assembly will also participate with a theatrical show entitled A’shaa al Wadaa’ (Farewell Dinner) directed by Bassam Kousa and starring a number of Syrian play actors.
200 theater expert participants from 20 countries worldwide will attend the event which is organized by the Jordanian Fawanees Theatrical Troupe and the Egyptian Theatrical Warshah Troupe and will be held under the sponsorship of Greater Amman Municipality.
A number of plays will participate in the event including, Familia by Fadel al Jaaibi, al Majnoun (Insane) by Tawfiq al Jabali, Rasasah Fi al Qabb (Bullet in the Heart) by Hasan al Jraitly, Solo by Maet Troupe, al Far (Dissident) by Ahmed al A’ttar, Beirut Sifran by Omar Rajeh. This is in addition to the plays Lucy al Marah al A’moudiyyah (Lucy the Perpendicular Woman) by Rojieh Assaf, al Shai by Yaacoub Ismael, al Raqs Bain al Mawta (Dance Between the Dead), a tour for four hours in the Shatilla Camp by Afraj and Catherine Biscovetch, Laila That al Barmoudah al Hamra by Ashraf al Awadi, Hamlet by the Swedish Halland Troupe and other artworks from Africa and Europe -- Albawaba.com