What’s happening in Beirut's theater scene today? This conversation with a diverse group of theater artists, scholars, cultural activists, and educators covers current trends, the impact of global politics, and the role of women, in contemporary Lebanese theater.

Simultaneous Arabic translation will be provided


Amahl Khouri Jordanian Theater Maker and Writer; Founding MemberBeirut 8:30

Mona Knio Associate Professor of Theatre, Department of Communication ArtsLebanese American University (LAU)

Maya Zbib Theatre Director, Performer and Co-founderZoukak Theatre Company

Hanane Hajj Ali Beirut based cultural Activist, Actress, EducatorWriter

Lina Abyad Theater Director; Associate Professor of Communication Arts, Lebanese American University (LAU)

Moderated by
  • Catherine Coray, Associate Arts Professor, Tisch School of the Arts, NYU; Affiliated Faculty, NYUAD

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