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GLOD: Political Theatre as a Civil Right - Nabil Swahala, Jordan

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Date(s) - 08/17/2020
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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BÉZNĂ Theatre (Political British-Romanian Theatre Company)

Register for access to international theatre sharings and conversations with political theatre makers, academics and activists. 6pm-8pm BST

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Romanian noun (from the Hungarian galád or the Russian глуда (gluda))

Wet earth (soaked by rain water or melted snow) / Mud / Clay

GLOD: Political Theatre as a Civil Right returns Monday 17 August 2020 1pm EDT, 6pm BST, 8pm GMT+3 with a documentary on Jordanian satirical theatre.

Join Nabil Swahala (winner of The Medal of Independence 1st Class from King Hussein for achievements in the arts) and a wider panel (TBA) to watch and then discuss a documentary on Peace by Piece – a show he toured from Jordan to Israel in 1995.

Nabil toured the UK for four years starting in 1997 focusing on Arab Americans in the UK: Hello Arabs of London and Divided Hearts.

More information to follow.

Register to receive instructions on how to view and submit questions to the panel.


Hosted by Howlround Theatre Commons | Coordinated by BÉZNĂ Theatre

A British Romanian theatre company making work that investigates societal inequalities & confronts institutional & normalised violences. Pivotal to our work are close collaborations with activists & academics during field research, inclusion of communities in our process & emancipatory actions to enact lasting change.

To support BÉZNĂ Theatre please consider donating here:

This is the fourth in the series. Other dates include

Monday 20 July – HEAVENS, Zoukak Theatre Company(register here)

Monday 03 August – I Have Met The Enemy (and the enemy is us), Common Wealth (register here)

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