18-21 March 
Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Cultural Centre (JACC)/Kuwait
Opera House. Kuwait, Kuwait.  
3-4 April 
Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival (DCAF). Cairo, Egypt.

15-16 June 
Napoli Teatro Festiva Italia. Naples, Italy.


Methuen Bloomsbury publishes The Arab
Shakespeare Trilogy

The Speaker’s Progress
Running time, 90 minutes 
A forensic reconstruction of Twelfth Night transforms into an unequivocal act of defiance towards the state. Third part of the Arab Shakespeare trilogy. A dark satire on the decades of hopelessness and political inertia that fed recent revolts across the Arab region.

Conceived by Georgina Van Welie and Sulayman Al Bassam
Written and Directed by Sulayman Al Bassam

Running time: 90 minutes without interval
Performed in Arabic and English (with surtitles)

Tools of the Trade

Continental islands are accidental, derived islands. They are separated from a continent, born of disarticulation, erosion, fracture; they survive the absorption of what once contained them. Oceanic islands are originary, essential islands. Some are formed from coral reefs and display a genuine organism.

Desert Islands and Other Texts
Gilles Deleuze