To celebrate the release of Four Arab Hamlet Plays, a special evening of readings and discussion will take place at the Segal Theatre in New York on March 14, 2016. Co-editor of the book Margaret Litvin, Arab World Regional Editor for the MIT Global Shakespeares Video and Performance Archive, will participate via Skype.
The book features the plays:
- Nabyl Lahlou (Ophelia is Not Dead, Morocco, 1968)
- Mamduh Adwan (Hamlet Wakes Up Late, Syria, 1976)
- Nader Omran (A Theatre Company Found a Theatre and Theatred “Hamlet”, Jordan, 1984)
- Jawad al-Assadi (Forget Hamlet, Iraq, 1994)
plus an autobiographical sketch by Mahmoud Aboudoma (“Gamlet” is Russian for “Hamlet”, Egypt, 2006).
For more details about this event, please visit: http://thesegalcenter.org/event/segal-book-celebration-four-arab-hamlet-plays/