NEWS 2015
September 10th, 2015

  • SEPTEMBER 27TH, 2015:
  • UR (Phase 2) New playtext by Sulayman Al Bassam commissioned by Columbia University – Bibliothèque Nationale de France’s Festival des Écrivains du Monde, will be performed in Paris on Sunday September 27, 2015 at 7:30pm. This is the second phase of a work in progress. UR  is inspired by the ancient text Sumerian Lamentation for the Destruction of the City of UR. Venue: Columbia Global Centre, Reid Hall, 4, rue de Chevreuse, Paris 75006 as the closing event of this year’s Festival. For more details see:

OCTOBER 23, 24, 2015:

UR (Phase 2): UR performs at Les Journees Theatrales de Cartage, inside the Bardo National Museum, Tunis.

NOVEMBER 16th, 2015:

Petrol Station: Sulayman will be Artist in Residence at Gallatin School of Individualised Study, New York. The outcomes of this residency will be a semi staged reading of his new play, Petrol Station, performed by Equity based New York actors on Monday 16th of November, 2015 at the Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts.