Focus on contemporary Arabic drama

27th February 2008



Penny Black, founder-member of the Middle East Dramatic Arts Forum, reports on its recent symposium, which included contributions from Lenin El-Ramly (Egypt), Sawsan Darwaza (Jordan), Ziad Adwan (Syria), Sulayman al-Bassam (Kuwait) and Grid Iron. Aleks Sierz quizzes.

The East-West situation is obviously explored a lot, and the feeling in Cairo and across the region is one of uncertainty.